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Astra’s launch of NASA’s ELaNa 41 Mission fails

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Astra’s first launch from the Space Coast after several delays appeared to be on the way to success.

The live video feed showed a successful separation, and second engine start-up. Upon the engine firing, the live feed appeared to show the vehicle in a vertical spin and the view of Earth could be seen in the background coming and going.

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Shortly after, the video signal was lost.

The official word from NASA is that the vehicle failed to reach orbit. More information will be available later.

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