Records & Achievements

Achievement Ribbons

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Historical Firsts

Ascension Mk1 Flight 7

July 24, 2019

First Kerbal in Space

Deuce Science Flight 9

January 22, 2019

First aircraft to operate in the eastern hemisphere

Progeny Mk1-B Airlaunch

December 21, 2018

First Airlaunched Rocket

Ascension Mk1 Flight 2

July 17, 2018

First photo taken from space

Deuce Science Flight 2

February 14, 2018

First nighttime approach and landing of a fixed-wing aircraft

Deuce PR Tour KSC->KGA

January 22, 2018

First passenger flight of a fixed-wing aircraft

Progeny Mk5 Block I Flight 2

October 31, 2017

First probe to surpass 250km Low-Kerbin Orbit boundary

Progeny Mk5 Flight 5

September 22, 2017

First fully automated rocket flight

Progeny Mk4 Flight 3

July 14, 2017

First probe in space

Deuce Flight Trial 1

June 15, 2017

First flight of a multi-engine aircraft

Progeny Mk4 Flight 1

May 18, 2017

First launch of a liquid fuel rocket

Civvie Prototype Retirement Flight

May 11, 2017

First cross-country flight between airports

Civvie KerBalloon Drop 1

April 22, 2017

First mission carried out in cooperation by multiple programs

High-Altitude Test Flight

January 20, 2017

First probe to reach the upper atmosphere

Civvie Flight Trial 4

December 21, 2016

First landing of an aircraft on the runway

Progeny Mk2.1 Flight 1

December 6, 2016

First successful launch of a multi-stage booster rocket

Civvie Flight Trial 1

November 21, 2016

First takeoff and flight of a fixed-wing aircraft design

Progeny Mk2 Flight 1

October 26, 2016

First in-flight rocket explosion

5-Biome Campaign Flight 2

October 20, 2016

First splashdown and recovery of a payload from the water

Progeny Mk1-A Flight 2

September 22, 2016

First successful recovery of a rocket payload on a sub-orbital trajectory

Progeny Mk1-A Flight 1

September 22, 2016

First rocket launch

Low-Altitude Test Flight

September 21, 2016

First payload launch and recovery from KSC

Agency Records

Heaviest Rocket Launched
(Minus Payload)
9.427t
Ascension Mk1-I Flight 1
6/8/18
Heaviest Payload Launched
(Sub-Orbital Trajectory)
1.554t
Ascension Mk1-I Flight 4
4/18/19
Heaviest Aircraft Flown
(Takeoff Weight)
14.493t
Dhumla Flight Trial 2
2/20/19
FO Tedman & FO Aldeny
Tallest Rocket Launched 11.6m
Ascension Mk1-I Flight 1
6/8/18
Highest Altitude over Kerbin
(In Space – Unkerbed)
4,349.35km
Progeny Mk6-II Flight 3
7/9/19
Highest Altitude over Kerbin
(In Space – Kerbed)
251.907km
Ascension Flight 9
9/17/19
Commander Valentina
Highest Altitude over Kerbin
(Aircraft in Atmosphere)
8.683km
Dhumla Flight Trial 3
2/22/19
FO Tedman & FO Aldeny
Greatest Dynamic Pressure 190.237kPa
Progeny Mk3 Flight 1
3/15/17
Fastest Velocity Within Atmosphere (Rocket Engine)
2,112.953m/s
Progeny Mk6-I Flight 2
4/26/18
Fastest Velocity Within Atmosphere (Unpowered)
335.298m/s
High-Alt Test Flight
1/20/17
Fastest Velocity
Within Atmosphere
(Propeller Engine – Level Flight)
196m/s
Dhumla Test Flight 1
2/5/19
FO Tedman & FO Aldeny
Greatest Instantaneous G-Load (Unkerbed) 20.461G
Progeny Mk1-A Flight 1
9/22/16
Greatest Instantaneous G-Load (Kerbed – Survived) 24.282G
Deuce Flight Trial 5
9/21/17
Captain Jebediah
Greatest Sustained G-Load
(3+s, Kerbed)
11G
Ascension Flight 9
9/17/19
Commander Valentina
Longest Time Spent in Space
(by a kerbal)
11m2s
Ascension Flight 9
9/17/19
Commander Valentina
Longest Mission Distance 9,257.860km
Progeny Mk6-II Flight 3
7/9/19
Longest Recovery Distance from KSC 749.175km
Ascension Mk1-I Flight 4
4/18/19
Longest Single Flight Distance
(In Atmosphere)
2,311.86km
Deuce Science Flight 9
1/22/19
FO Tedman & FO Aldeny
Longest Continuous Flight Time
(Fixed-wing only)
04:59:07
Deuce Science Flight 10
5/3/19
FO Tedman & FO Aldeny
Longest Distance from KSC
(Flown in Atmosphere)
1,256.413km
Deuce Science Flight 9
1/22/19
Cpt Jeb & Cdr Val