Tag Archive: Fail

Oct 20 2017

Progeny Mk5 Block I Flight 1

The debut of our new, more powerful Mk5 rocket was marred by weather and a launch anomaly that led to only part of the rocket leaving the launch pad, impacting the water 8km downrange with a total loss of the payload

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Sep 21 2017

Deuce Flight Trial 5

Captain Jebediah is able to successfully take off in the Deuce after adjustments are made to the elevator controls. While pitch stability is vastly improved, design issues still appear to remain

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Sep 21 2017

Deuce Flight Trial 4

Everyone was excited to see the Deuce take to the skies once again, but unfortunately an oversight during the rebuild did not allow Captain Jebediah to leave the ground on his takeoff attempt

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Sep 20 2017

Progeny Mk5 Flight 4

The first failure of the Mk5, however it is not immediately apparent whether the main cause of the RUD is due to the design of the rocket or conditions present on the day of the launch

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Aug 08 2017

Progeny Mk4 Flight 5

Lowering the first stage TWR to 2 failed to generate enough thrust to keep the rocket pointed east, and the flight was terminated shortly after launch when the rocket began to fly west over KSC

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Jun 22 2017

High-Altitude Science Surveys 15 & 16

Crews set out to launch two high-altitude balloons within close proximity of each other at Elinica’s Legacy and Pilot’s Wonder, however complications prevent them from completing both missions

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Jun 15 2017

Deuce Flight Trial 1

Captain Jebediah flies the Deuce for the very first time, although it has been said & proven that getting up into the air is the easy part. Getting back down…

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Jun 09 2017

Low-Altitude Science Survey 15

Specialist Bob boards the MSV Lymun at Umbarg to carry out a temperature survey at Catry’s Anomaly for Goliath National Products, unaware that something lurks in the deep…

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Jun 01 2017

Progeny Mk4 Flight 2

Surviving the initial ascent, the second Mk4 unfortunately fell victim to either heat or stress or both as it accelerated at full thrust through the upper atmosphere.

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May 25 2017

Civvie KerBalloon Drop 4

Commander Valentina gets her first chance to drop a fully-equipped KerBalloon payload in a mission 114km north to Area C8FN9 to gather high-altitude pressure data for Albert Kerman Industries

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