GPKT 2.01
by RuBisCO
uploaded 2017-10-06
(updated 2017-10-26)
stock ship


With Booster

  • Type: VAB
  • Class: ship
  • Part Count: 76
  • Pure Stock

Without Booster

  • Delta-V: 3966 m/s
  • Part Count: 63
  • Wet Mass: 92.665 mt
  • Dry Mass: 25.125 mt


General Purpose Kerbal Transporter.

12017.10.25 Update: Complete rebuild, in every way better than the previous version with only a 15% sacrifice in delta-v.

  • Can go from KSC to Minmus’s surface and then return to KSC. Needs to refuel in LKO or LMO in order to go to the mun and back.

  • Can go from KSC to Duna or Ikes surface, refueled there it can return to KSC via aerocapture/aerobraking and re-entry.

  • Little stern wings provide attitude control during aerobraking/aerocapture/entry, but do not attempt to glide with them.

  • Capable of fully autonomous operation via MK2 Drone core below the passenger deck.

  • Inline Cockpits allow you excellent vision from internal view during docking and landing

Landing Procedure Through Atmosphere
1. Enter Atmosphere in rad-out level orientation
2. Transfer fuel from lower to upper tanks as needed to maintain orientation.
3. Between 5-15 km above the surface (depending on fuel load, higher fuel load, higher altitude) flip to retrograde upside-down orientation. Put all fuel in the lowerest tanks and switch fins to -100 control to assist in flipping.
4. Start engines below 1 km altitude.

A stock rocket called GPKT 2.01. Built with 76 of the finest parts, its root part is mk3CrewCabin.

Built in the VAB in KSP version 1.3.1.

View while landing.

View while docking.

Internal view allows for control vision during landing

Can land back at KSC!

Tech Level 8 Expendable Booster can get it to LKO with ~2950 m/s of DeltaV remaining, enough to make it to minmus and back or to the mun surface, or to Duna’s surface.

Cheap Solid Fuel Booster can get it to LKO with ~1600 m/s remaining, barely enough to get it to Duna.

Cheapest Booster can get it to LKO with ~800 m/s remaining, need to refuel in orbit.

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