K-SSTO-12 MiniSpaceCargo
by JLR
uploaded 2017-12-10
(updated 2017-12-10)
stock aircraft
#SSTO #Cargo #Mini #Space #Stock


A stock aircraft called K-SSTO-12 MiniSpaceCargo. Built with 180 of the finest parts, its root part is mk2Cockpit.Standard.

Built in the SPH in KSP version 1.3.1.

-1: switch RAPIER engine mode
-3: toggle cabin lights
-4: toggle bay doors
-5: deploy satellite (when undocked)
-6: toggle deploy winglet
-7: toggle deploy elevon 1
-8: toggle deploy elevon 2
-9: switch 2 engines / all engines (2 engines for space maneuvers)
-0 : toggle all engines

Shuttle Ascending profile:

  • engage SAS
  • set plane nose on the navball to approx 7°-8° (the orange V indicator, not the yellow prograde vector).
  • Let the shuttle accelerate, don’t touch anything.
  • When shuttle speed begin to decrease (alt approx.23500 m, speed approx 1350 m/s) , press key ‘1’ to switch Rapier engine’s mode, then wait and don’t press any key.
  • When the apoapsis is between 70 km and 200 km, press ‘X’ to stop engines
  • Press key ‘9’ to use only 2 engines and activate RCS (‘R’ key - needed for stability) !
  • Circularize at apoapsis !

deploying satellite:

  • open cargo bay !
  • decouple the satellite
  • switch the control to the satellite
  • press action group ‘5’ to deploy it
  • unlock the RCS tanks and engines (Delta V = 5000m/s)

Shuttle Descent profile

  • Burn retrograde to the desired point
  • press action group ‘1’ to switch rapier engines in ‘Airbreathing’ mode

Easy to land


  • Type: SPH
  • Class: aircraft
  • Part Count: 180
  • Pure Stock

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