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We are Callsign Zero

Posted 03-09-2010 at 01:18 AM by preacherzero (Callsign Zero - An Orbiter cadets log.)
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Testing new aircraft, experimental avionics, innovative space exploration techniques, running missions that nobody else is willing (or stupid enough) to try.
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Get outta here! Take off! SCRAM!

Posted 02-28-2010 at 04:33 PM by preacherzero (Callsign Zero - An Orbiter cadets log.)

So everybody I asked about fuel management told me to scram.
After I realised they didn't mean they wished me to leave, I began researching.

After reading through the forums I decided the XR series was the best choice for the level of realism I wanted (hi-tech, but not too easy) I took delivery of an Altea XR2 to use as a testbed for my 'scramming' experiments (and any other risky ventures that come my way).
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LSS1 and the magic fuel.

Posted 02-28-2010 at 03:57 PM by preacherzero (Callsign Zero - An Orbiter cadets log.)

So it's been about two weeks or so since I first took a seat in the original Delta Glider and achieved my first stable orbit.

In that time I've managed to dock two DGIVs with ISS, set up a crew on the station, supply them with food and oxygen and press on with both gliders to the moon.
My attempt to establish a preliminary lunar base were a modest success.
The team led by Lt Reg Barkley got both gliders down without too much drama and set up two UCGO base modules, a landing...
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