LV-4A 'Armadillo'-Thunder 4 Heavy
by Raptor9
uploaded 2016-12-11
(updated 2017-10-14)
stock ship
#Mars #Excursion #Module #Orbital #Assembly

The LV-4A is a lander designed specfically for atmospheric entry and landing on Duna. Like it’s Mun-landing brethren, the ‘Armadillo’ is a two-stage lander, with a separate ascent stage for returning the crew to Duna orbit. It’s descent stage contains science equipment, as well as an ER-1 exploration rover. The LV-4 ascent stage capsule can be reused as the Kerbin crew reentry vehicle.

WARNING: LV-4 return capsule rated at 5,000 m/s Kerbin atmo entry

Standard Launcher: ‘Thunder 4 Heavy’ Medium Launcher

Action Groups:
[1] Toggles Fuel Cells
[2] Toggles RCS Thrusters
[3] Toggles Engines
[4] Toggles Antenna/Ladder
[5] Toggles Cabin Lights
[7] Deploys Drogue Chutes
[8] Cuts Drogue Chutes
[9] Deploys Main Chute
[0] Cuts Main Chute
[ABORT] Jettisons Landing Module

EV-3 ‘Clipper’ Link

Built in the VAB in KSP version 1.3.1.


  • Type: VAB
  • Class: ship
  • Part Count: 178
  • Pure Stock

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