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Welcome to our full coverage of The Register's audacious Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator mission...

Virtual Vulture 2 swoops into Spaceport America

Vid Spaceplane lands itself, in hot hardware-in-the-loop sim
Lester Haines, 28 Jan 11:59

Oz father and son team plan suborbital spaceplane

'ThunderStruck' – going supersonic soon in a stratosphere near you
Lester Haines, 22 Jan 12:14

Penguin high-flyers: Andrew Tridgell on the Linux autopilot

Vid The only way is up for open source, says ArduPilot dev
Lester Haines, 20 Jan 12:39

LOHAN sponsor Pulse-Eight: Supplier of hi-def TV to dogs

SPB's mutt pack applauds HDMI extender kit
Lester Haines, 07 Jan 15:02

Vulture 2 design hero describes epic 'hobby' project

Chris Dodd talks spaceplane with The Engineer
Lester Haines, 19 Dec 17:23

El Reg's mighty rocket spaceplane Vulture 2 arrives in US of A

LOHAN's massive box thuds down in the Mile High City
Lester Haines, 16 Dec 09:00

LOHAN sponsor Lucidica explains the benefits of being French

There are benefits? Mais oui, says IT support firm
Lester Haines, 26 Nov 10:15

NXT: The first SPAAAACE cryptocurrency

Our plucky Playmonaut eyes stratospheric profits
Lester Haines, 20 Nov 12:03

Vulture 2 spaceplane tumbles onto BBC World Service

LOHAN team chews the fat with Click
Lester Haines, 18 Nov 12:02

Give it up for SecQuest - a rabbit-hunting spaceplane sponsor

Boutique security consultants, balloon bods, and more...
Lester Haines, 17 Nov 09:02

Lindsay Lohan ignores El Reg's tender twitterly advances

Will thesp honour namesake spaceplane mission?
Lester Haines, 07 Nov 07:02

LOHAN test flight: Results in from Oz jury

Andrew Tridgell picks over Vulture 2 avionics logs
Lester Haines, 03 Nov 11:12
Video still from Saturday's Edge flight

LOHAN avionics survive 27,700m stratospheric ordeal

Pics+vid Vulture 2 kit refuses to freeze during Edge Research Lab flight
Lester Haines, 28 Oct 10:56

Luscious LOHAN t-shirts fly into Vulture Central

Then fly straight out to our Kickstarter backers
Lester Haines, 21 Oct 10:08

Experts brand LOHAN's squeaky-clean box

Phytosanitary treatment renders Vulture 2 crate fit for export
Lester Haines, 17 Oct 11:14

LOHAN crash lands on CNN

Overflies Die Welt en route to lively US news vid
Lester Haines, 15 Oct 06:03

Beers all round as Vulture 2 lands in Blighty

Pics LOHAN team, sponsors and press in Vulture Central knees-up
Lester Haines, 14 Oct 13:30

Tearful LOHAN Playmonaut bids adiós to Spain

Vulture 2 crated and en route to Blighty
Lester Haines, 26 Sep 10:01

Edge Research Lab to tackle chilly LOHAN's final test flight

Our US allies to probe potential Vulture 2 servo freeze
Lester Haines, 17 Sep 11:22

Cracked it - Vulture 2 power podule fires servos for 4 HOURS

Pixhawk avionics juice issue sorted, onwards to Spaceport America
Lester Haines, 16 Sep 14:12

It's official: LOHAN's arboreal avoidance algorithm is PANTS

'Pixhawk Avoidance of Nearby Tree System'. Lovely
Lester Haines, 12 Sep 09:57

LOHAN enjoys some hot hardware-in-the-loop action

Autopilot brain surgeon Linus flies 630km/h virtual Vulture 2
Lester Haines, 11 Sep 12:58

LOHAN premieres spaceplane mission summary vid

Enlightenment for ballocket virgins, as our Kickstarter campaign rolls on
Lester Haines, 08 Sep 10:34

Our Vulture 2 rocket spaceplane crammed with MORE POWER

She couldna take it, Captain: So we've gone for TRIPLE ENERGY PODULES
Lester Haines, 03 Sep 10:56
External view of the Vulture 2, with launch rod

Vulture 2 X-Plane soars over Spaceport America

Billy Bargagliotti wraps virtual rocket ship - come give it a blast
Lester Haines, 01 Sep 10:07

LOHAN tunes into ultra long range radio

And verily, Vultures shall speak status unto distant receivers
Lester Haines, 28 Aug 08:32
Our LOHAN mission patch design

LOHAN packs bags for SPACEPORT AMERICA!

Spanish launch goes titsup, we're off to the US of A
Lester Haines, 21 Aug 09:59

Vulture 2 takes a battering in 100km/h test run

Vid Still in one piece, but we're going to need MORE POWER
Lester Haines, 19 Aug 09:32

Vulture 2 spaceplane autopilot brain surgery a total success

LOHAN slips into some sexy bespoke mission parameters
Lester Haines, 15 Aug 10:02

Vulture 2 spaceplane brain surgery begins with remote incision

Autopilot wrangling from Australia via OpenVPN
Lester Haines, 13 Aug 11:51

Pi palaver perplexes LOHAN Pixhawk pair

Vulture 2 brain surgery off to a fruitily shaky start
Lester Haines, 12 Aug 10:28

LOHAN acquires aircraft arboreal avoidance algorithm acronyms

Is that an ARMADILLO in your PANTS or are you just pleased to see me?
Lester Haines, 11 Aug 10:04

Fanfare of trumpets as LOHAN reveals mission patch

Ad Astra Tabernamque and beers all round
Lester Haines, 08 Aug 10:28

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More from the lovely LOHAN:

  • You can find full LOHAN coverage right here
  • If you're new to LOHAN, seek out our mission summary for enlightenment.
  • There are photos our our magnificent Vulture 2 spaceplane here , and detailed structural plans here.
  • For your further viewing pleasure, we have all our photographic material stored on Flickr.
  • Our LOHAN and Paper Aircraft Released Into Space (PARIS) videos live on YouTube.
  • We sometimes indulge in light consensual tweeting, as you can see here.