Tag Archive: Sub-Orbital

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 29 2020

Progeny Mk7-B Flight 4

With a final chance at mission success, objectives are changed with the addition of an actual payload to test a prototype Luciole smallsat probe and only recover the 1st stage booster, which is the same flown on the 1st flight from Aug!

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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 16 2020

Ascension Mk1 Flight 14 (Specialist Bob)

After waiting almost a year since his first attempt, Specialist Bob is finally able to head up into space to chase after the shadow of Mun during an eclipse. However mission troubles still do not escape him…

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Jun 23 2020

Ascension Mk1 Flight 13 (Radiation Field Study 11)

Similar to a past mission, the unkerbed capsule will carry science instruments into space this time up into the inner radiation belt while also testing new shielding that could help protect crew on future flights

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Mar 20 2020

Ascension Mk1 Flight 12 (Captain Jebediah)

Foiled during his first attempt, Captain Jebediah faced additional hurdles before he was able to finally make his trip up into space, becoming the 3rd kerbal to venture beyond the atmosphere and gaze down upon our planet

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Feb 20 2020

Ascension Mk2 Flight 1 (Kerbin I – Orbit Attempt 3)

Our largest rocket to date finally gets its chance to help us prove that we are capable of achieving orbital space flight. We’ve spent the last year working up towards this mission but are we really ready? Only one way to find out…

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Jan 22 2020

Ascension Mk1 Flight 11 (Fin & PLF Flight Test)

After three months to repair the launch pad the first Ascension Mk1 mission of 2020 aims to prove whether or not new guidance fins can get the Ascension Mk2 onto an ascent path that could place it into low-Kerbin orbit

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