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Posted on May 1, 2013

Koopa Mission: Part 12

This is it! Bill landed on Duna and walked around in the sand a bit. We proved we could send a kerbonaut to Duna and have him land there alive, now we just need to prove we can get him back safely. It’s time to return to Kerbin! [...]


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Posted on April 29, 2013

Koopa Mission: Part 11

Last time we managed to do that which was never done before; We safely landed a kerbonaut on Duna! This time he gets to jump around happily to celebrate that fact! In the interim we drilled for and pumped up all the kethane we could ever want. We processed that sweet toxic bright green sludge […]


Read full story · Comments { 0 }  in Kerbal Space Program, Let's Play Posted on April 29, 2013
Posted on April 27, 2013

Koopa Mission: Part 10

And now, in part 10, we get to the culmination of all this planning and hard work: We will get our brave/terrified kerbonaut Bill Kerman onto the surface of Duna. Preferably in one piece, because he didn’t spend the last 113 days, 19 hours and 34 minutes in a cramped one occupant command pod to [...]


Read full story · Comments { 0 }  in Kerbal Space Program, Let's Play Posted on April 27, 2013
Posted on April 26, 2013

Koopa Mission: Part 9

For those uninitiated: I am sending a kerbal to Duna and back. When we last left operation Koopa, we set the kethane scanning probes up and turned them on. Today it’s time to confirm their findings; We will land our rover on Duna! [...]


Read full story · Comments { 0 }  in Kerbal Space Program, Let's Play Posted on April 26, 2013
Posted on April 25, 2013

Koopa Mission: Part 8

For those uninitiated: I am sending a kerbal to Duna and back. When we last left operation Koopa, the Duna Rover and our brave kerbonaut Bill Kerman were already in orbit around Duna, waiting for the arrival of our kethane scanning probes. Once more through the wonders of time acceleration we skip ahead [...]


Read full story · Comments { 0 }  in Kerbal Space Program, Let's Play Posted on April 25, 2013
Posted on April 24, 2013

Koopa Mission: Part 7

For those uninitiated: I am sending a kerbal to Duna and back. When we last left operation Koopa our three ships were shooting off away from Kerbin and towards Duna. Now, with the wonders of time acceleration on our side, we have skipped ahead 55 days into the future, and our Rover craft is close […]


Read full story · Comments { 0 }  in Kerbal Space Program, Let's Play Posted on April 24, 2013
Posted on April 23, 2013

Koopa Mission: Part 6

For those uninitiated: I am sending a kerbal to Duna and back. Last time we relaunched our upgraded lander-ship with the fuel-carrying capacity we needed to make it to Duna. All ships are set to leave now, and that’s what will happen this time. It’s time for some interplanetary travel! [...]


Read full story · Comments { 0 }  in Kerbal Space Program, Let's Play Posted on April 23, 2013
Posted on April 22, 2013

Koopa Mission: Part 5

For those uninitiated: I am sending a kerbal to Duna and back. This time we will crash kerbonaut Jebediah back to Kerbin, taking the opportunity to test our landing designs, and upgrade our lander-ship to the fuel-carrying capacity we need! [...]


Read full story · Comments { 0 }  in Kerbal Space Program, Let's Play Posted on April 22, 2013
Posted on April 21, 2013

Koopa Mission: Part 4

For those uninitiated: I am sending a kerbal to Duna and back. Last time we built and parked into Kerbin orbit a rover destined for the Duna surface! This time we’ll get to the meat and the potato: building and launching an actual kerbal-carrying craft! Let’s review once more what this craft needs to be […]


Read full story · Comments { 0 }  in Kerbal Space Program, Let's Play Posted on April 21, 2013
Posted on April 20, 2013

Koopa Mission: Part 3

For those uninitiated: I am sending a kerbal to Duna and back. Last time we built and parked into Kerbin orbit a quadrupal set of kethane-detecting probes. This time we’ll build a rover for on the Duna surface! Construction of the rover is quick and easy. Just a probe body with four wheels, a large […]


Read full story · Comments { 1 }  in Kerbal Space Program, Let's Play Posted on April 20, 2013