Kerbonauts

Mark Three Rockets Into Space

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Mark Three Stages High Over Kerbin

Once again, the sun rose over the Kerbal Space Center, causing the buildings to cast long shadows across the grounds. Standing alone on the pad, the Mark Three vehicle seemed to be eager to prove to all of Kerbin what it could do. A test bed for numerous new technologies, it was clear that this

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Mark Three Update

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Mark Three on Pad

Today the Kerbal Space Center announced the move of the Mark Three vehicle to the launch pad, and that the Mark Three will be piloted by the now veteran Jebediah Kerman (no relation). Once again, the Pad Move Team performed their usual fine work and the Mark Three vehicle now stands on the pad, undergoing

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Mark Two Flight a Complete Success

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Mark Two Leaps Skyward

After several weeks delay, today witnessed the successful launch of a Mark program capsule. The second attempt at launching a Kerbal skyward went off significantly better than the earlier attempt several weeks ago. The crews in the Vehicle Assembly Building had hung a large sign which read “Better than last time!”, and all the technicians

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Mark One Launch Ends in Near Disaster

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Jebediah Kerman heads to the Mark One

Today’s historic first launch of the Mark program was marred by a near disaster, with the craft tumbling out of control and failing to achieve a fifth of the intended altitude. Only the quick reflexes and remarkable piloting skills of the Kerbonaut Jebediah Kerman (no relation) prevented his untimely end.

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KSC Announces Mark One Kerbonaut

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Kerbonaut EVA Suit

Today the Kerbal Space Center announced that they had selected the Kerbonaut who will fly the first Mark Program flight, the Mark One. After weeks of speculation, we finally know which brave soul will strap themselves into the tiny Mk1 Capsule and allow Mission Control to ignite the ton of rocket propellant beneath them, propelling

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The Original Four

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Kerbonaut EVA Suit

Some fine early morning before another summer has come, one Kerbal chosen from the calmly intent group will embark on the greatest adventure man has ever dared to take. Dressed in an all-covering suit to protect him from explosive changes in pressure, strapped into a form-fitting couch to cushion him against the crushing forces of

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