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Away 127 Flies!

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Success! The Away 127 mission flew Sunday morning.

The vehicle has been recovered & the team is home safe and sound.

Heading up top!

Saturday, November 18th, 2017
The team is rolling to the desert! Tomorrow morning we fly Away 127. This will be flight no. 192. On board will be over 300 PongSats, airship experiments and two customer payloads.
It’s going to 17 degrees during prep. brrrr.
Wish us luck!

New Dark Sky Station Art

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Ascender 36 Gets Upgrades

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Ascender 9 is dissembled and back at the shop. We have the hanger for a few more days so we got some work in on Ascender 36.

Even through the new airship is a lot bigger, the smaller Ascender 36 still has a lot to tell us.

Ascender 9 Float Pics

Friday, October 13th, 2017

These are from the first float test of the Ascender 9 airship on Saturday October 7th, 2017.

She Flies!

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Ascender 9 during float test.

Airship Float Test Saturday

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Tomorrow is the big day for the Ascender 9 airship. First float test! The team has been pushing hard and I think we’re ready.