Tag Archive: Splashdown

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 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 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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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 14 2020

Progeny Mk7-B Flight 1

After nearly a year since the Mk7-A and numerous delays the Progeny Mk7-B finally makes its first trip up into space to test engine recovery and re-use, new reaction wheels and general flight characteristics

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Jul 22 2020

Low-Altitude Science Survey 60

The crew head to sea once again to release two balloons over Sector QH-T96 for Flooyd Dynamics Research Lab, to study how wind patterns through the isle straits affect Kerblantic storm development

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Jun 29 2020

Low-Altitude Science Survey 59

After some overland traversals the crew changes gears and ships out aboard a maritime service vessel to do a release over the ocean at Area G0-XK8 for L-Tech Scientific Industries

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