Tag Archive: Fail

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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May 18 2017

Progeny Mk4 Flight 1

Although everyone was eager to see the new liquid fuel engine in action, unfortunately a failure occurred shortly after it ignited, causing to the rocket to break up during ascent.

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May 10 2017

High-Altitude Science Survey 7

Although it was one of our better ascents for the high-altitude KerBalloon unit, the onset of a strong storm & mechanical issues ultimately spelled doom for this mission to Area H2W37

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Apr 12 2017

Progeny Mk3 Flight 3

After numerous delays, the third launch used a new procedure to shred the booster fins after separation & spoil their aerodynamics for safer fallout, but something went very wrong very quickly

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Apr 05 2017

High-Altitude Science Survey 4

After failing to launch our Progeny Mk3 rocket we renegotiated with the Maritime Service and the vessel on station for rocket recovery sailed out to handle a balloon launch at Manley’s Lament

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