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Posted 12-29-2010 at 08:48 PM by Kyle

OFSS 2 Mission 1 was successfully entered into orbit at 3:30 p.m US Time!

Screenshots of the mission posted below, enjoy!

Liftoff of OFSS 2 Mission 1 on December 15th, 2012! This is also the maiden flight of the Ariane 6 rocket -- which design was announced in January 2011 was remarkably set for a launch late 2012.

Ariane 6 going through Max Q! Look...
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Back Coding

Posted 12-22-2010 at 02:37 PM by CigDriver

I actually had a bit of free time recently and decided to jump back into the HD. Nothing spectacular, just doing some additions based on P1

I spent hours trying to get them to work, nothing I did helped. then I realized that local lights were turned off in the launcher options...

So now they work, they are automatic based on the bay doors. I also added lights for the OMS and Main engines....
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CSAP LE Mission

Posted 12-21-2010 at 10:09 PM by Voyager

The mission concluded earlier than scheduled today, with the crew landing in the Pacific Ocean. The three crew, smiled as they bobbed near the USS Nimitz. The second mission will be launched using Apollo tech. The first mission Pegasus I, consists of launching it in orbit. Pegasus II, will be a test of the LEM. Pegasus III, will be heading to the moon. Pegasus IV, will be orbiting the moon with an LEM. Pegasus V-Pegasus X, will be landings on moon.
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CSAP update

Posted 12-19-2010 at 12:26 PM by Voyager

Twenty minutes ago, at Aurora Launch Platform, the James Madison lifted off into orbit. After first stage seperation, the second stage had an engine failure upon achieving 130km. Due to the failure, the James Madison has a base orbit of 150x220km. With stage one of the mission planned, the flight crew is on standby for their Antares-SR Washington.
Second Update will be in 12 hours after the launch of Washington.

(Also, anyone ever play Buzz Aldrin's Race into Space)
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Formation of CSAP

Posted 12-18-2010 at 12:49 PM by Voyager

One week ago, the Carolina Space Agency and Program started up with 250 million dollars. At the moment, an Antares SR has been purchased as well as a Verrazono with two of the needed rockets for the upcoming Lunar Eclipse. The first launch of James Madison, which is the Verrazono is planned for 11:00AM EST on Sunday. The second launch iis of Washington carrying three people. Mission Cmdr. Devin O'Brien, Flight Engineer Lionel Faie, and Mission Specialist Peter Lovall. The launch would be at 6:00pm...
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