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Airship Launch Timelapse Video

Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

Ascender 9 Inflation, Prep and Launch Timelapse. On YouTube:

https://youtube.com/shorts/TgN-6w4KAE8?feature=share…

Don’t blink or you’ll miss it!

Sub Update

Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

Yesterday we got the last of the skid ballast weights installed in the sub. It’s a relief. The weights took a lot longer to drill and mount than we thought. Now on to remounting all the underside systems.

Making Parts

Saturday, November 19th, 2022

New Video! https://youtube.com/shorts/2Ew30bo2TgQ?feature=share…

Sometimes you need to let the robots do the work.

Space Kitten Christmas on the Moon!

Friday, November 18th, 2022

Space Kitten Christmas edition Mug!!! The perfect Christmas gift for the spacer in your life! (and for you too!)

https://dark-sky-market.myshopify.com/collections/frontpage/products/christmas-edition-space-kitten-mug

Ellipse Poster!

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

Ellipse Airship Update

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022
Today the team installed the air beam leading and trailed structure inside the Ellipse airship. On the test fit we did before the air beam did not have the pressure cell inside. This time was with the complete structure.

New Mission Video

Thursday, October 13th, 2022
This is the mission video that the payload builders and other mission participants get after the flight. This was a big mission set. Great views of on board, burst, chute deployment, and the descents.