SSTU Space Shuttle
by DDR_Treatment
uploaded 2016-09-06
mod ship


With the SSTU WIP Progress mod i decided to use shadowmages WIP Space Shuttle model from the mod and decided to make a craft from it.

Luckly this mod allows you to customize fuel tanks and srbs while keeping it one part which is a fps saver thank god and I have tested this a lot to make sure it works good though its not perfect.

Flight Plan
Liftoff: Keep the engine gimbals locked and the thrust at 50
you want to begin your roll at about 3000m and start tilting back to about a 45 degree angle at around 5000m-6000m
right before SRB burnout and Separation turn the gimbal back on and thrust to 100 percent (The reason being is that if you keep the gimbals locked and the thrust at 50% then you are going to spin and not have enough thrust to accelarate ( as you probably already guessed not for novice or noobs.) The shuttle will still spin if not careful so be nimble with the controls and be careful when turning to a heads up position with the E.T. because if you are not careful you will spin out of control, no pressure. Also the Shuttles monoprop fuel only has enough for a LKO about 100,000-150,000 so use kerbal engineer while ascending to keep track of your apoapsis.

Now this Craft is not perfect if you want to change anything or make it better or better yet give me a comment with feedback on how to make this better i would not mind i’d like to think this is open to interpretation and not a final product. But i will probably change this craft once ShadowMage makes this shuttle complete. Also Again not for Novices or Noobs you were warned, Happy flying and Happy Crashing!!!

Built in the VAB in KSP version 1.1.3.


  • Type: VAB
  • Class: ship
  • Part Count: 42
  • Mods: 3


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