Category Archive: Mission Dispatch

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

Sep 03 2020

Low-Altitude Science Survey 62

Releasing over two locations, Sector LVS9B and Area D0J-60, the team sent up balloons to measure pollen levels in the atmosphere to further supplement data collected by quarterly Civvie flights

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Aug 27 2020

Progeny Mk7-B Flight 2

With the partial success of the previous mission the second flight aims to push higher and complete all its objectives this time, furthering our understanding of small rocket mechanics and aerodynamics

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Aug 21 2020

High-Altitude Science Survey 69

After flying out to Ockr the crew takes an airship to Sector M-J8B4 to release for L-Tech Scientific Industries & gather weather data that could help forecasts for the new surface colony to the south

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Aug 18 2020

Low-Altitude Science Survey 61

Making a short traversal via UTV out to the grasslands west of KSC, a release over Zone 7NW3XV for the Field Research Team aims to collect additional pollen data to augment quarterly Civvie flights

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Aug 14 2020

Progeny Mk7-B Flight 1

After nearly a year since the Mk7-A and numerous delays the Progeny Mk7-B finally makes its first trip up into space to test engine recovery and re-use, new reaction wheels and general flight characteristics

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Jul 29 2020

High-Altitude Science Survey 68

After flying out to the Kongo River base, the team takes a ~450km trek via UTV to the center of Kerbin’s largest plain to release a balloon for Kip Engineering over Area GQP7-S

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Jul 22 2020

Low-Altitude Science Survey 60

The crew head to sea once again to release two balloons over Sector QH-T96 for Flooyd Dynamics Research Lab, to study how wind patterns through the isle straits affect Kerblantic storm development

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Jul 16 2020

Ascension Mk1 Flight 14 (Specialist Bob)

After waiting almost a year since his first attempt, Specialist Bob is finally able to head up into space to chase after the shadow of Mun during an eclipse. However mission troubles still do not escape him…

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Jul 07 2020

High-Altitude Science Survey 67

Joining a month-long science expedition out to the Badlands, the crew releases two balloons over separate locations near Area F-CDSX for Reaction Systems Ltd

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Jun 29 2020

Low-Altitude Science Survey 59

After some overland traversals the crew changes gears and ships out aboard a maritime service vessel to do a release over the ocean at Area G0-XK8 for L-Tech Scientific Industries

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