The small-launch start-up Astra will certainly obtain a satellite to orbit for the very first time this month, if all goes according to strategy.

The U.S. Space Force has actually scheduled 2 goals with Astra, the Bay Location business revealed today (Aug. 5). The very first trip will certainly release an examination haul for the Division of Protection’s Area Examination Program from the Pacific Spaceport Facility in Kodiak, Alaska, throughout a home window that ranges from Aug. 27 with Sept. 11.