Last Friday afternoon, the pilot of ABC’s news helicopter Sky7 decided to take a spin over Alameda Point. What he saw and his helicopter photographed set the aeronautics community buzzing. “SKY7 spots stealthy space startup testing its rocket in Alameda,” the headline announced over Channel 7 reporter Jonathan Bloom’s story.
The Alameda Sun learned from Bloom’s report that the folks behind that rocket test worked for Astra Space. The company designs, tests, manufactures and operates next-generation launch services.