Year 2, Day 256 (Explorer 1 Launch!)

screenshot456.pngExplorer 1 blasts off from Cape Kerman!

The launch isn’t the prettiest, but an 80k orbit is achieved.

“Good enough!”

At the last minute, someone notices that a burn to Eve will be much faster, so the mission plan is quickly altered… the burn to Eve fires, and Explorer heads out of the Kerbin System!  The probe will reach interplanetary space in just 4 days…

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