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FAA investigates mishap at Kodiak launch site

Alaska Aerospace Corporation launch facility on Narrow Cape. (Photo courtesy of Alaska Aerospace Corporation) DayshaEaton/KMXT A spokesperson with the Federal Aviation Administration confirms: “The Astra Space, Inc. launch from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska at Kodiak Island on Friday, July 20 experienced a mishap.” It was an FAA-licensed launch, and the agency is reviewing the event. The launch took place …

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Company considers Kodiak for site of second launch pad

Rocket Lab Electron on the pad at LC-1. (Photo courtesy of Rocket Lab) Kayla Desroches/KMXT A company that launches small satellites into orbit is considering Kodiak as the site of its second launch pad. Rocket Lab has an existing relationship with the Alaska Aerospace Corporation, which has offered support services to the company’s launches in New Zealand. Rocket Lab’s launch …

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