O5 Dove
by Rothryn
uploaded 2016-01-19
69 downloads /
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SPH
stock spaceplane
#CEV #O5 #Dove #crew #exchange

Description

This sweet thing is a neat advanced crew return vehicle for use up to 200km

Built in KSP version 1.0.5.

Feel free to show me, what you do with my craft designs! :D

Details

  • Type: SPH
  • Class: spaceplane
  • Part Count: 94
  • Pure Stock

WARNING: if your solars or aerobrakes get too hot during reentry, pitch up

Best reentry is achieved when changing orbit to 70-80km and then burning your Pa down to 20km

LAUNCH INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Set engine throttle to 2/3rds
  2. Turn on SAS
  3. Hit Spacebar twice for main engine ignition, booster ignition and clamp release
  4. Tilt down to 10°
  5. Switch SAS to prograde mode at just over 5km
  6. Separate boosters when burnt out
  7. Boost up until your desired Ap, but no higher than 200km
  8. Cut off engines when Ap is high enough
  9. Make a maneuver node for orbital insertion to find out where your prograde is at you Ap
  10. Set SAS to that maneuver node
  11. Burn at Ap, till you run out of fuel for the Vectors
  12. Jettison tank and vectors and continue your orbital insertion
  13. Congrats, you are in orbit :V

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