Jan 21 2021

Kerbin II Mission Analysis

In the months following our first orbital mission, which came very close to failing, lots of work was done on the Ascension Mk2 to make it more capable of reaching orbit. The result was a success on our second attempt, which placed the Kerbin II satellite into a stable and nearly circular orbit 225km above Kerbin.

The Mission

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Jan 20 2021

Progeny Mk6 Block II Flight 3 (Kerbal Sounding Project 7)

After a fueling incident damaged it, the rocket was repaired and reflown to get student experiments up into the radiation belts. The final Mk6 mission unfortunately failed to meet objectives but may have helped to make a new discovery

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Jan 15 2021

Operations Summary – Weeks of 1/4 & 1/11/21

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Dec 20 2020

KerBalloon Badlands Science Survey #2

Both high and low altitude crews are dispatched deep into the Badlands for multiple releases as part of a larger scientific expedition to investigate a suspected super volcano caldera at Site X02-V

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Dec 18 2020

Operations Summary – Weeks of 12/7 & 12/14/20

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Dec 17 2020

Kerbin II

Our second attempt at orbit went more as planned, with the satellite taking long-term science observations, proving orbits are stable above the atmosphere and teaching us new lessons on orbital recovery

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Dec 09 2020

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 17 (Kerbal Sounding Project 6)

Another KSP mission goes awry with a sub-optimal ascent that likely led to the break-up of the rocket during re-entry although its ultimate fate is unknown and will likely always remain that way

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Dec 04 2020

Operations Summary – Weeks of 11/23 & 11/30/20

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Nov 25 2020

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 16 (Kerbal Sounding Project 5)

KSP returns to close out the year, sending student projects up into space – or not? Unfortunately this mission did not go as planned when the second stage decided it didn’t want to go to space today

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Nov 20 2020

Operations Summary – Weeks of 11/9 & 11/16/20

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