Tag Archive: kOS

May 08 2018

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 4

Although threatened by weather on both launch and landing the latest flight for the Mk6-I was a complete success despite some technical issues during the freefall back to Kerbin. It also may have discovered the edge of the hazardous radiation region

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May 02 2018

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 3

With success on the last flight everyone was confident in a good return for this one as well, launching a heavier payload mass and greater inclination that would lower its apokee as we continued to explore the region of high radiation levels above the planet

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Apr 26 2018

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 2

After failing to recover the first Mk6, airbrakes have been added to the third stage to hopefully allow for a safe chute deploy. The rocket also flies further south to continue exploring the hazardous radiation region

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Feb 16 2018

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 1

The debut flight of the Mk6 Block I goes off without a hitch, setting new records for speed and height over Kerbin but the extra velocity has made recovery even more difficult despite extra preparations

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Jan 25 2018

Progeny Mk5 Block I Flight 4

The first flight of 2018 takes the Progeny to new heights as we test out what we felt were our best ascent procedures to date, shattering several records along the way and increasing our knowledge of space flight

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Dec 14 2017

Progeny Mk5 Block I Flight 3

The final flight of 2017 saw a triumphant return to space with a redesigned Block I solving many of the issues that plagued the previous flight, although it also introduced some new ones. The quest continues…

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Dec 13 2017

Civvie Flight Control Test 1

Captain Jebediah cruises around KSC while testing out very basic software that will hopefully allow the aircraft to hold itself level in both pitch and roll without direct pilot input

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Oct 31 2017

Progeny Mk5 Block I Flight 2

Although the ascent did not go entirely as planned, a proper initial launch allowed the rocket to reach a staggering 493km up into space, far exceeding any and all expectations on its performance!

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Oct 20 2017

Progeny Mk5 Block I Flight 1

The debut of our new, more powerful Mk5 rocket was marred by weather and a launch anomaly that led to only part of the rocket leaving the launch pad, impacting the water 8km downrange with a total loss of the payload

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Oct 13 2017

Progeny Mk5 Flight 6

Pieced together from spare parts meant to replace any faulty/failed parts for the original 5 planned launches, a 6th base-spec Mk5 heads back into space for one final hurrah before the new Block I comes into service

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