Elektra was our first rocket. She’s a petite, slim, highly agile and reliable little thing and Huber Pom is her custodian. On our launch fest around aSpIrM-2, we fired her up four times which makes her our most-flown rocket by far. So she deserves more credit than she is usually given. The first two occasions… Read More aSpIrM-2 launch fest: Elektra
Starmam launches five Iridia satellites and a reviously undisclosed hosted payload. Now we know what she had been carrying on board: … Read More aSpirM-2 main mission: Starmam
Guys, with this laughable test launch performance we have really earned the title of Parody Space Agency. Great footage of our booster gone mental:… Read More Too cold to rock’n’roll
While yesterday’s test launches were about testing the extremes (running on A- and C-type motors), today’s marching order by Aleks Vansky (you know the drill: CEO and Chief Mastermind at OxidanSky) goes for “normal”. Choosing the appropriate motor that allows for good attitude and trajectory considering the weight of Elektra. Remember, it’s now equipped with… Read More All nominal, sort of …
Update on today’s test launches – there were actually two: The first one flew our petite Elektra rocket with an A-type motor again to test the effect of the extra weight. The rocket had been equipped with an electronics package and quite a clunky nose cone. This, of course, changed the center of gravity. Elektra… Read More Stop wining!
Quick overview on upcoming OxidanSky test launch objectives for aSpIrM… Read More Testing again
Whoa, what an exciting day! We jumped right into a high-density test series for our as-if SpaceX Iridium Mission #aSpIrM. Setting up shop Our first step was to set up some infrastructure. We had to do this very quickly, since the temperature was despicably cold and we were freezing our buttons off right from the… Read More It headed through the grapevine