Ships out on a first come basis.
COMPACT INDUSTRIAL PLATFORM
Astro helps you do your best work.
Freefly’s latest commercial drone platform with RTK, 61 megapixel Sony camera, LTE cloud connectivity, mission computer and more. Astro is backed by the team at Freefly with 100,000+ successful commercial drone flights.
Freefly loves to go fast, and we love to make our tools a joy to use. Astro is fast and fun.
Our drones carry the most expensive sensors in the world and we test accordingly. Check out the testing process at Freefly.
Chassis loading, hinge structural, prop adapter, blade imbalance, handle structural, landing gear load
Water ingress, Dust Ingress, Cold test, Hot Test
Skynode Test, IMU test, LTE Modem test, Short Circuit Test, Overvoltage Test, Over current Test, RF test
Carbon yield test, Aluminum fatigue tests, Plastic high / low temp test, plastic deformation test
RTK test, FRX Pro test, Herelink test, Futaba test, Crossfire test, PMDDL test
FLIR test, Worksell Wiris Test, A7R4 test, Nextvision Colibri test, Lidar test, Package delivery test
Software validation test, app test, ground station test, ecosystem tests
ENGINEERING TEST PLANS WERE COMPLETED DURING THE DEVELOPMENT OF ASTRO.
HOURS OF FLIGHT AND SIMULATED FLIGHT TESTING BEFORE LAUNCH
Designed, built, flown, crashed, fixed, tested, assembled, supported in Woodinville, WA
A custom version of Skynode powers each Astro. Skynode includes LTE connectivity, onboard linux mission computer, and seamless connectivity to Auterion Mission Control and the Auterion Suite.
The Auterion software platform provides tools for planning, flight, and compliance with robust and secure data management for individuals and enterprise. MAVSDK allows your code in the onboard linux computer or the payload to command Astro. Cloud APIs allow you to bring data from Astro into your workflow.
Enterprise developers can leverage the Auterion Air, Ground, and Cloud SDK, built around the MAVSDK to process data captured by Astro and integrate it in their own workflows.
The mission computer on board Astro provides compute power for real-time data processing. The LTE module brings Astro online and delivers results directly to your cloud.
Testing / CAD / Customization / Training / Repair / Support
We built Freefly to ensure our customers succeed, and we’ve learned a simple ‘yes’ leads to incredible adventures.
At your HQ or ours, we’ll teach you best practices and how we operate to ensure the best chance at success.
Realtime and expert help from our US-based support team.
We stock all important spare parts to keep you up and running. Customers can order directly from our webstore 24 hours a day and in-stock parts will ship same or next business day.
We pay attention to what our customers are asking and make it all available for users on our website. No “email for more info” or “our rep will contact you for details”. We value efficiency and transparency.
We partner with top companies to offer more valuable and integrated packages.
From custom integrations to advice on adapting your payload to an Astro, our Engineering team is available and eager to help.
With the optional industrial package, users can have Freefly support and Auterion’s predictive maintenance suite monitoring your Astro live and alerting you to any potential issues before they become real problems. Replace parts as needed, not as planned.
CENTIMETER LEVEL ACCURACY
Astro is equipped with our multi-band RTK system with centimeter level precision. Using the latest GNSS module from u-blox (F9P) our RTK will give you rock solid height and position hold.
SUPER LIGHT BATTERIES
Astro batteries feature the latest 2170 round cell lithium ion batteries. These cells combine high energy density with incredible cycle life. Freefly guarantees at least 500 cycles on our SL series batteries.
The SL series batteries feature an OLED screen that reports key data to the user and communicate with Astro via our open CAN battery protocol so you can track battery health and usage fleetwide.
“Never before has the drone industry had access to a system that was designed as a true everyday workhorse: compact yet flexible, using open standards but built for purpose.”
Lorenz Meier, Auterion Co-founder & CEO
Auterion Co-founder & CEO
VP of Global Operations - Skyspecs
Freefly designed an ultra lightweight 3-axis gimbal to go with Astro that is open architecture so we can adapt to new payloads. The gimbal features a payload quick release so you can quickly switch cameras and a gimbal quick release so you can quickly remove from Astro. Here are some of the payloads on our roadmap.
Sony Alpha 7R IVA
GROUND & PILOT SCHOOL
The team at Freefly can teach you all our best tricks for maximizing productivity with drones. We offer customized training packages that will help operators get the job done reliably. Full details coming soon!
THE RIGHT KIT FOR THE JOB
Just add batteries, chargers and a payload.
Astro Base plus the high resolution Mapping Payload