Tag Archive: Solid Fuel

Jul 12 2018

Progeny Mk1-B Captive Carry & Release Test 2

Flight Officers Tedman and Aldeny perform another carry and release flight to see how the rocket reacts to being deployed far from level flight and closer to its initial ascent angle

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Jul 10 2018

Progeny Mk1-B Captive Carry & Release Test 1

Flight Officers Aldeny and Tedman begin to test the feasibility of launching a rocket from the top of a Deuce while in flight, starting with the smallest of the Progeny rockets

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Jun 20 2018

Progeny Mk6 Block II Flight 1

The debut flight of the powerful Block II version of the Mk6 sets out to see if its design proves capable of reaching space and possibly exploring a new region if it can pass through the hazardous radiation found above the planet

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May 29 2018

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 5

Exploring the hazardous radiation zone to the north of the equator opposite a previous flight, although it completed its primary objective the rocket failed to be recovered due to an operational oversight

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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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