by gc1ceo
uploaded 2016-01-14
(updated 2016-04-10)
mod ship
#almaz #tks #va


  • Type: VAB
  • Class: ship
  • Part Count: 44
  • Mods: 10


  • BobCat’s Soviet Engine Pack
  • Procedural Fairings
  • RLA Stockalike
  • Squad (stock)
  • Stock Extension
  • Tantares LV
  • Tantares
  • TweakScale - Rescale Everything!
  • TweakableEverything


The Almaz station was designed into the 1960s and along side was the TKS spacecraft to service it. It was considerably larger than the Soyuz spacecraft, the mainstay of the Soviet space program, and would develop fresh supplies and crew to the Almaz station. A number of TKS spacecraft were constructed and leftover parts were the basis for both Russian modules on Mir and the International Space Station.

TPK-VA is my own variant on the TKS spacecraft and is similar in many respects. It is split into two sections – the Functional Cargo Block and the VA spacecraft – which can both operate independently. The craft is mostly powered by monopropellant which is used for orbital maneuvers and intercepting targets in orbit.

The VA spacecraft can be separated and used as a descent module with a small liquid fuel engine tower to handle the deorbit process. This leaves the FCB portion of the craft to either remain in orbit, remain attached to another craft, or be independently deorbited.

The craft is launched from the UB-100 which is my variant on the Proton-K rocket which makes getting the ship into orbit a fairly simple and easy process with one stage to get into space and the other stage to get into a proper low orbit.

Built in the VAB in KSP version 1.0.5.

Note - Not all the parts of this craft were detected
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