Mir - Kvant-1
by CaptKordite
uploaded 2015-08-21
(updated 2015-11-09)
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VAB
mod station
#russian #tantares
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Details

  • Type: VAB
  • Class: station
  • Part Count: 142
  • Mods: 3
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Mods

  • Squad (stock)
  • Tantares LV
  • Tantares
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Description

An astrophysical and marerials science module. The first module added to the Mir space station in 1987. Also inclides the FGB tug.

A mod rocket called Mir - Kvant-1. Built with 142 of the finest parts, its root part is probeStackSmall.

Built in the VAB in KSP version 1.0.4.

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I wanted the Kavant-1 module to include the Sophora instrument truss. To keep it from unbalancing the craft, I made a duplicate and attached it to the other side with a decoupler. This was very difficult to fly but addi8ng the FGB tug (based on the TKS) made it easier to get to orbit and was more historically accurate as the Kvant-1 was the only Mir module that could not be docked under its own power.

Stage once you reach space. It does make the craft pull to one side after that but not too much that you can’t compensate.

If you find this too difficult to launch, strip off the trusses and add a fairing.

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