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Nov 08 2019

Operations Summary – Week of 11/4/19

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Nov 06 2019

Deuce Science Flight 12

Commander Valentina and Captain Jebediah test out some new externally-mounted atmospheric monitoring equipment that could be used to fly through storms & gather valuable in-situ weather data

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Oct 24 2019

KSA Suffers Deadly Attack on Kerbed Space Mission

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Earlier this week during the pre-launch operations leading up to the 3rd kerbed space mission, at approximately 16:17 UTC after tanking operations had completed and pre-flight was well underway, a Deuce aircraft came gliding in out of the darkness and slammed into the rocket. The impact was almost right in the center of the fuel tank by the aircraft’s outer left wing, causing a huge explosion. The aircraft was spun flatly around and slammed into the ground about a dozen meters away where its own fuel tanks crumpled and exploded as well. As soon at the wing penetrated the rocket fuel tank exterior however, this severed the continuity wires and triggered the automated Launch Abort System, firing the rockets in the escape tower atop the capsule to send it up and away from the resulting explosion. The chutes deployed shortly afterwards and the capsule landed hard but without injury to the occupant, Captain Jebediah, roughly 800m from the launch pad, which had gradually become engulfed in a raging ground fire as fuel and oxidizer continued to burn off. Emergency crews rushed to the scene in order to help rescue any survivors of the launch pad crew that were still working during the explosion but were unable to get close enough to fight the fire and found no one on the periphery. The 12 dead pad workers is the greatest loss of life on a KSA mission to date.

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Jul 12 2019

Operations Summary – Week of 7/8/19

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Jul 11 2019

Deuce Science Flight 11

Captain Jebediah and Commander Valentina fly out to the most remote largest landmass located at Sector IS-L031 to survey the area for a future months-long science expedition arriving by sea

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May 03 2019

Operations Summary – Week of 4/29/19

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May 03 2019

Deuce Science Flight 10 (Attempt 2)

Flight Officers Tedman & Aldeny return to work and retry the mission to Area ZN-223 Jeb & Val could not complete due to weather back in March, gathering the 1st science data over the southern ice caps

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Apr 26 2019

Operations Summary – Week of 4/22/19

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Mar 29 2019

Operations Summary – Week of 3/25/19

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Mar 26 2019

Deuce Science Flight 10 (Attempt 1)

Captain Jebediah & Commander Valentina had time off from their rigorous astronaut training schedule to attempt a science mission to Area ZN-223 however they were denied by bad weather enroute

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