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Small satellite launcher to LEO dedicated launch vehicle [duplicate]

well today i was thinking, why nobody do something like the SS-520 but comercial? a small rocket entry dedicated to launch a cubesat, that probably go to have a lot of adventages and probably is realy ...
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Why aren't there more 1.5 stage rockets?

Why aren't 1.5 stage rockets, like the SM-65 Atlas, used as small sat launchers? It seems to me like that would be simple as you don't need as many tanks and the plumbing to connect the to the engines ...
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Who is Astra Space Inc and what is their DARPA-funded rocket they are planning on launching later this year?

All of a sudden, I'm hearing about a new company called Astra (not Ad Astra). They've got some nice pictures in that article linked but I can't find any information about their launch site, engines, ...