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Astra Space | Astra Rocket 3 | TROPICS-3

Astra Space is scheduled to launch a Astra Rocket 3 rocket as part of the TROPICS-3 mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission is on 07/31/2022 00:00 UTC from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Astra Rocket 3 and experience the excitement for yourself.

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Mission: TROPICS-3

Last two operational (TROPICS-06 & TROPICS-07) satellites for NASA’s Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation Structure and Storm Intensity with a Constellation of SmallSats (TROPICS) mission.

The CubeSats are designed to provide rapid-refresh microwave measurements that can be used to determine temperature, pressure, and humidity inside hurricanes as they form and evolve.

Rocket: Astra Rocket 3

Astra Rocket 3.0 is the third version and first orbital version of Astra Space’s small satellite launch vehicle. It is designed to carry 100kg in LEO.

Agency: Astra Space

Astra Space is a launch vehicle company based in San Francisco, California, that develops pump-fed, liquid bipropellant propulsion engines for DARPA and NASA as well as their Astra Rocket launch vehicle.

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