Tag Archive: aerobrake

May 04 2014

#016: Saving ComSat I

The first of 3 communications satellites is placed to eventually eliminate comm blackouts in Low Kerbin Orbit, however problems arise during orbital insertion that requires a much longer mission than planned.
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Apr 19 2014

#013: Testing 1…2…3…

After repeated failures and with engineer still unable to determine the root cause of the problem the radial chutes have been sent back to the R&D labs and now the focus is on ensuring the nose cone chute can survive re-entry as configured for a kerbed mission. Capt Bill is granted manual remote control of the flight and all goes well until orbit…

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