Tag Archive: Sub-Orbital

Oct 22 2019

Ascension Mk1 Flight 10

Captain Jeb is more than ready to finally take his ride up to space to fly a similar mission to the previous flight by Commander Val however we discover that we have enemies bent on destroying all we hope to accomplish…

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Sep 26 2019

Progeny Mk7-A Flight 2

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 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

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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Jul 24 2019

Ascension Mk1 Flight 7

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

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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May 28 2019

Ascension Mk1 Flight 6

Another unkerbed test flight (possibly the last one) of the Mk1 capsule to try and fly a better ascent with an easier re-entry while also properly retaining the LES tower for some testing before chute deploy

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May 14 2019

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 11

One of the instruments that was developed to fly on a future Extremis probe is small enough to be a payload for the Mk6 and studies charged particles – perfect for a shot into the inner radiation belt to test it out

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Apr 18 2019

Ascension Mk1 Flight 4

Changes to the elevator fin angle will allow for greater pitch-down control authority and the first test of the Mk1 space capsule on a sub-orbital flight will take place in a similar manner to the test payload from the previous mission

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Mar 12 2019

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 10

The third attempt to fly mystery goo through space and the inner radiation belt and recover the samples upon return. Also the first launch that will attempt to prevent the Monolith from producing severe weather

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