Testing underway for Astra’s first launch from Cape Canaveral – Spaceflight Now

File photo of a previous Astra rocket on a launch pad in Alaska. Credit: Astra Tests are beginning this week at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station for the first flight of Astra’s small satellite launcher from the Florida spaceport, following the company’s successful November demonstration mission from Alaska. Astra’s launch vehicle, dubbed Rocket 3.3 and … Read more

SpaceX, Virgin, & Astra’s Chris Thompson Continues His Space Race Journey Joining Phantom Space Corporation as Chief Technology Officer; A Game Changer For the Future of the Space Industry

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Phantom Space Corporation, the space transportation technology development and manufacturing company, today announced the hiring of Chris Thompson, one of the space industry’s most sought after space engineers and executives. Chris will serve as Chief Technology Officer, where he is responsible for the company’s direct development and oversight … Read more