Astra had a rocket launch in Alaska this past Friday that ended in flames as the engine failed, and the rocket fell right back to Earth like a rock.
This is an incredible video of @Astra's failed launch attempt from their Kodiak launch site in Alaska Friday.
You'll want the sound on for this one.
(The company expects to take three flights to get to orbit; this is their first attempt. Video by Eric Van Dongen via Facebook.) pic.twitter.com/tENRyYGfuZ
— Paul Byrne (@ThePlanetaryGuy) September 12, 2020