Category Archive: Mission Dispatch

A collection of tweets & images detailing activities involving spaceflight or rover drives

Oct 20 2018

High-Altitude Science Survey 49

Crews embed themselves with an expedition to Site RAD-073 by the south pole in order to launch two balloons to measure the radiation levels in the upper atmosphere under the aurora

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Sep 09 2018

Low-Altitude Science Survey 36

Attaching to another scientific expedition setting out to examine a small highly-acidic lake over a volcanic area, meteorological data will be collected for Kerbodyne as well over Area M-32Q

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Aug 24 2018

Civvie Science Flight 36

Flight Officer Aldeny was able to borrow an aircraft from the KGA flight school so he could head out over Sector LQC-J8 to gather atmospheric samples for pollen level research

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Aug 09 2018

Progeny Mk1-B Captive Carry & Release Test 5

Flight Officers Aldeny and Tedman make a final test flight while launch controllers treat it as a full dress rehearsal to ensure all aspects of the mission are ready for a booster ignition on the following attempt

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Aug 02 2018

Progeny Mk1-B Captive Carry & Release Test 4

Flight Officers Tedman and Aldeny fly another carry/release mission aiming to deploy at a greater pitch angle, which will require the rocket to use its flight computer to decide on its own when to release

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Aug 01 2018

High-Altitude Science Survey 48

Although the northern polar region has been explored by aircraft, no high-altitude measurements have yet been taken until now, with a release over Zone CIE-386 for Albert Kerman Industries

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Jul 31 2018

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 7

The first payload of live organisms was carried aboard this rocket. The mystery goo was exposed both inside and outside of the high radiation region. Unfortunately, the samples failed to be returned safely to the surface

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Jul 30 2018

Progeny Mk1-B Captive Carry & Release Test 3

Flight Officers Aldeny and Tedman perform more release testing to see if they can get the rocket to pitch up closer to the 85° nominal ascent angle as it flies free of the aircraft

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Jul 20 2018

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 6

In order to possibly help lend credence to various theories on the hazardous radiation region above Kerbin, this rocket is sent up in the middle of the night cycle as opposed to our usual daytime launches

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Jul 18 2018

KerBalloon Badlands Science Survey

Both high and low altitude balloons are dispatched to the Badlands under Sector X1-37A to collect various science readings for Flooyd Dynamics Research Lab

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