Tag Archive: Sub-Orbital

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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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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Sep 22 2017

Progeny Mk5 Flight 5

The final launch of the initial design for the Mk5 doesn’t reach the heights we were hoping for but it does at least set the record for being the first successful flight that was fully automated

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Sep 20 2017

Progeny Mk5 Flight 4

The first failure of the Mk5, however it is not immediately apparent whether the main cause of the RUD is due to the design of the rocket or conditions present on the day of the launch

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Sep 19 2017

Progeny Mk5 Flight 3

Additional computer control takes charge of another successful flight, though not without minor errors & also a day late launching thanks to religious protesters and strict weather constraints

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Sep 14 2017

Progeny Mk5 Flight 2

The Mk5 makes another successful flight almost identical in trajectory to the first but the major difference was in how the computer controlled part of the ascent, decoupling the boosters & shredding the 3rd stage fins.

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