SpaceCrane+Launch
by Zaxxer
uploaded 2017-04-27
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VAB
mod lander
#Mun #Lander #Cargo
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Details

  • Type: VAB
  • Class: lander
  • Part Count: 345
  • Mods: 2
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Mods

  • Squad (stock)
  • TweakScale - Rescale Everything!
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Specs

Using Stock Parts + TweakScale

Fully fueled, the craft can carry a 1000T Cargo from low Kerbin Orbit and land the payload on Mun.
Fully fueled, the craft can take off from Mun with a 1000T Cargo and bring it back to Kerbin low orbit using Aerobreaking
Craft has Control Probe

Action Groups

[9] Deploy Drills
Drills Star Surface Harvester
Extend Solar Panels
Extend Radiators
Start ISRU LF & LFO

[0] Retract Drills
Drills Stop Surface Harvester
Retract Solar Panels
Retract Radiators
Stop ISRU LF & LFO

*To Start mining fuel, Press 9, wait for drills to fully deploy and press 9 again to Start Surface Harvester
*The actions groups are at 9 & 0 to avoid as much as possible using the same action groups of a Cargo

Launch Procedure

-Control from one of the top docking ports
-Full Throttle, Ascend straight to about 22Km
-Begin 45 degree gravity turn. Apoapsis should end up at about 130Km
-Wait for craft to reach 70Km
-Decouple SpaceCrane from Launcher (Stage)
-Circularize SpaceCrane as quickly as possible

-Switch to Launcher
-Inflate Heat Shields
-Enable Fuel reserve (screenshot, lowest Tank)
-Enter atmosphere retrograde
-Deploy Parachutes (Stage)
-Slow down splashdown speed using engines. Aim for 6-10 m/s
-Recover vessel before it flips over.

-Switch to SpaceCrane
-Transfer to Mun
-Capture and circularize at about 22Km
-Land on Mun (Extend Landing Gears)
-Refuel (action groups)
-Fly back to Kerbin. Aim Periapsis near 50k for aerobreaking
-Execute Aerobreaking with craft pointed Prograde

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