Minmus Tourism
by Xyphos
uploaded 2017-10-13
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SPH
stock aircraft
#stock #spaceplane #minmus #tourisim

Description

A stock aircraft called Minmus Tourism. Built with 45 of the finest parts, its root part is mk2Cockpit.Standard.

Built in the SPH in KSP version 1.3.1.

Purpose:

Used to transport 2 crew members and 8 tourists to Minmus and back without refueling.
Can also be used as a crewless rescue drone ship, if your previous attempt(s) fail.
Requires careful piloting and a Level 2 Tracking Station for Drone operation.

Launch Instructions:

Hold 7 degrees pitch all the way up to sub-orbit, switch RAPIER modes at 22km then activate NERVA Engines when the oxidizer is expended; the vessel will operate on NERVA Engines from this point on. Circularize, Hohmann Transfer to Minmus, Apply course correction.

When landing on Minmus:

Enter Minmus SOI, alter your landing trajectory, Suicide Burn, then level-out at the last moment and slowly free-fall with the wheels down.

Returning to Kerbin:

From a stand-still, pitch all the way up and burn full power to 10km, circularize, then return from moon. You’ll need less than 180 dv to return to Kerbin. Eject from Minmus’ SOI then alter your landing trajectory to safely aerobrake in Kerbin’s atmosphere until your AP is less than 200km. Exit the atmosphere again, apply a trajectory change while aiming for KSC then attempt to land as usual.

Details

  • Type: SPH
  • Class: aircraft
  • Part Count: 45
  • Pure Stock
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