A Boost of Confidence

To quote the newsroom at Astra: “more than just upgraded hardware – it represents a cultural shift from our primary focus on schedule to a focus on reliability” – Launch System 2 Update, November 7th, 2022 Astra: Launch System 2 Update has been a boost of confidence incorporating learnings from previous launch systems to help guide their future.

A new era of Launch System Production

We are absolutely stoked and honored to publish this story! Take a look at the detail in the interviews. The lighting and resolution together make the viewing experience absolutely visceral. Because of this collaboration with Astra, we at Full Circle have been able to refine our craft and dive into the intricacies of filmmaking to ultimately help tell their story. A huge shout out to Jason Cayabyab and Hunter Deuel for producing such incredible imagery and excitement on the vision.

pondering work B-Roll cinematic video of astra space production facility warehouse Alameda CA Design Launch System
B-Roll cinematic video of astra space production facility warehouse Alameda CA Astra Launch system

Astra’s Launch System 2 is their answer to their existing launch customers, and an increasing number of satellite operators around the world. Astra’s clients need affordable and frequent dedicated orbital launch services to enable new space services. Because of these launch services, Astra has the potential to unlock next-generation communications services. It also helps critical national security and defense applications, and a wide range of Earth observation capabilities. This will ultimately create a healthier planet.

About Astra:
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. It is also one of the industry’s first flight-proven electric propulsion systems for satellites, Astra Spacecraft Engine™. Astra delivered its first commercial launch to low Earth orbit in 2021. This makes them the fastest company in history to reach this milestone. It happened just five years after it was founded in 2016. Astra (NASDAQ: ASTR) was the first space launch company to be publicly traded on Nasdaq. Visit astra.com to learn more about Astra. For more about Astra: Launch System 2 Update or to know more about their story, check out Full Circle’s previous collaborations with Astra.

Astra: Launch System 2 Update

Astra’s Launch System 2 is their answer to their existing launch customers, and an increasing number of satellite operators around the world, that need affordable and frequent dedicated orbital launch services to enable new space services. These launch services have the potential to unlock next-generation communications services, critical national security and defense applications, and a wide range of Earth observation capabilities that will create a healthier planet.

Shoot Location: Bay Area, CA
Cameras used: Sony A7SIII and RED Komodo 6k

Astra’s Launch System 2 is their answer to their existing launch customers, and an increasing number of satellite operators around the world, that need affordable and frequent dedicated orbital launch services to enable new space services. These launch services have the potential to unlock next-generation communications services, critical national security and defense applications, and a wide range of Earth observation capabilities that will create a healthier planet.

Shoot Location: Bay Area, CA
Cameras used: Sony A7SIII and RED Komodo 6k