Tag Archive: Splashdown

Dec 10 2019

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 14 (Kerbal Sounding Project 3)

The third of 4 launches carrying 2 experiments designed and built by students with mentoring from industry professionals to further study properties of the ionosphere, radiation belts, sun, zero-G, and more

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Nov 22 2019

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 13 (Kerbal Sounding Project 2)

The second of 4 launches carrying 2 experiments designed and built by students with mentoring from industry professionals to further study properties of the ionosphere, radiation belts, sun, zero-G, and more

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Nov 14 2019

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 12 (Kerbal Sounding Project 1)

The first of 4 launches carrying 2 experiments designed and built by students with mentoring from industry professionals to further study properties of the ionosphere, radiation belts, sun, zero-G, and more

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Sep 26 2019

Progeny Mk7-A Flight 2 (RTG Payload Test)

The Mk7-A makes another attempt at a successful flight, igniting its 3rd stage higher for less drag and more control while also carrying a test RTG payload in new fairings – all tech that will one day benefit Ascension missions

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Sep 17 2019

Ascension Mk1 Flight 9 (Commander Valentina)

Commander Val rotates into the hot seat aboard the capsule and becomes the 2nd kerbal to venture up into space, where she flies higher and stays longer to increase our knowledge of any effects 0G has on kerbal physiology

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Aug 28 2019

Ascension Mk1 Flight 8 (Science Studies)

With a capsule modified solely for unkerbed flight, new science instruments were installed. The mission’s goals also included continuing to push the capsule to the limits on return to attempt to find any failures

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Aug 19 2019

KerBalloon Joint Science Survey

Both the high- and low-altitude crews set out together aboard the MSV Tongjess to release over several locations, with the low-alt crew at sea and high-alt dropped off on an island with UTVs

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Jul 24 2019

Ascension Mk1 Flight 7 (Specialist Bill)

Although only one of them can ultimately be the first kerbal into space, both Specialists Bill & Bob are prepared to fly aboard the capsule atop the rocket that will carry one of them into the history books

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Jul 09 2019

Progeny Mk6 Block II Flight 3 (Radiation Field Study 10)

Reaching new heights, the Block II explored the radiation belts on the night side of the planet, where they extend deeper into space, while also gathering more data from a new instrument – the hemispherical ion trap.

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Jun 24 2019

Progeny Mk7-A Flight 1

The first flight of our latest rocket design suffered a double failure resulting in the total loss of the rocket – but as always valuable data was learned in the process to make future launches more successful and new tech was still tested

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