Astra Announces Electric Propulsion System Contract with LeoStella
LeoStella designs and manufactures operational satellites cost effectively and at scale. Astra’s Spacecraft Engine has demonstrated that it can assist satellites in achieving and maintaining target orbits and maneuverability and is expected to be integrated onto a variety of LeoStella’s satellites.
“As demand for small satellites continues to grow, we are always looking for innovative options to provide highly efficient, reliable propulsion for our satellites,” said
“LeoStella is a pioneering force in constructing critical space infrastructure through a variety of satellite designs,” said
Astra’s mission is to improve life on Earth from space by creating a healthier and more connected planet. Today, Astra offers one of the lowest cost-per-launch dedicated orbital launch services of any operational launch provider in the world. Astra delivered its first commercial payload into earth orbit in 2021, making it the fastest company in history to reach this milestone, just five years after it was founded in 2016.
LeoStella is a state-of-the-art satellite design and manufacturing company transforming constellation construction by building small satellites cost-effectively and at scale. Based in
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