Tag Archive: Probe

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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Sep 24 2020

Ascension Mk2 Flight 2 (Kerbin II)

Continued iteration leads us to attempting another orbital insertion with the Mk2, hoping to take the payload the full distance this time rather than leaving Kerbin II to fend for itself. Will the upgraded Viklun stage be able to handle it?

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Sep 03 2020

Low-Altitude Science Survey 62

Releasing over two locations, Sector LVS9B and Area D0J-60, the team sent up balloons to measure pollen levels in the atmosphere to further supplement data collected by quarterly Civvie flights

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Aug 27 2020

Progeny Mk7-B Flight 2

With the partial success of the previous mission the second flight aims to push higher and complete all its objectives this time, furthering our understanding of small rocket mechanics and aerodynamics

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Aug 21 2020

High-Altitude Science Survey 69

After flying out to Ockr the crew takes an airship to Sector M-J8B4 to release for L-Tech Scientific Industries & gather weather data that could help forecasts for the new surface colony to the south

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Aug 18 2020

Low-Altitude Science Survey 61

Making a short traversal via UTV out to the grasslands west of KSC, a release over Zone 7NW3XV for the Field Research Team aims to collect additional pollen data to augment quarterly Civvie flights

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