S-640B HSSTO
by EmpressNeptune
uploaded 2016-04-06
(updated 2016-07-24)
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SPH
stock spaceplane
#SSTO #45ton #1.1.12 #stock

Description

45 ton payload SSTO capable of lifts to 85 km above Kerbin. Takeoff roll improved with new landing gear position. Power is provided by a single internal RTG. A backup battery is also present in the cargobay.

A stock aircraft called S-640B HSSTO. Built with 71 of the finest parts, its root part is mk3Cockpit.Shuttle.

Built in the SPH in KSP version 1.1.2.

Details

  • Type: SPH
  • Class: spaceplane
  • Part Count: 71
  • Pure Stock

Flight profile:

Accelerate to 450 m/s at sea level

Pull up 15 degrees (heavy) to 25 degrees (empty)

Climb to 26000 m, then use action group 1 to toggle RAPIER mode

Hold nose attitude until 32000 m altitude, then fly prograde

Max apoapsis with 45 ton payload is 85000 m

Circularize at apoaposis

To deorbit set periapsis to 30000 m ~ 1/10 Kerbin circumference ahead of KSC

Maintain 30 degrees AoA until speed is below 1300 m/s

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