Tag Archive: Kerbin

Feb 13 2021

Ascension Mk3 Flight 1 (Kerbin III Attempt 1)

Once again pushing things to the limit the new Ascension Mk3 fails to achieve an optimal ascent, suffering a similar failure to the first Mk2 however this time the payload was at least able to be recovered via controlled abort

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Jan 20 2021

Progeny Mk6 Block II Flight 4 (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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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 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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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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Oct 29 2020

Progeny Mk7-B Flight 4

With a final chance at mission success, objectives are changed with the addition of an actual payload to test a prototype Luciole smallsat probe and only recover the 1st stage booster, which is the same flown on the 1st flight from Aug!

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Oct 16 2020

Low-Altitude Science Survey 63

Releasing two balloons over Sector KD-T for Tiberdyne Aerospace this mission will take advantage of the orbiting Kerbin II to stay in communication & thus require less support to be taken along

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Oct 06 2020

Progeny Mk7-B Flight 3

Looking for the third time to be the charm, changes are made to the early ascent to hopefully ensure mission success at last and while they seem to work ultimately we are forced to declare this yet another failure upon recovery

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Oct 05 2020

High-Altitude Science Survey 70

Spending a month out in the Kongo River basin the crew sends up 5 balloons to measure various aspects of the atmosphere and help improve weather forecasting for surface expeditions in the area

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