Bow + Archer (V3.2)
by mystik
uploaded 2018-03-11
stock ship


The Bow is an interplanetary tow ship, designed to land on low gravity objects and refuel, attached to the Archer launch assist platform for the Bow, is fully recoverable, part of the Arrow Bow Archer assembly (updated to KSP V1.4)

A stock rocket called Bow + Archer (V3.2). Built with 300 of the finest parts, its root part is probeStackLarge.

Built in the VAB in KSP version 1.4.0.


  • Type: VAB
  • Class: ship
  • Part Count: 300
  • Pure Stock


1 RESERVED - (Arrow)

2 RESERVED - (Arrow)

3 RESERVED - (Arrow)

4 RESERVED - (Arrow)

5 Nuclear engines toggle (Bow)

6 Rhino toggle (Bow)

7 Battery toggle (All)

8 Toggle drill deploy (All)

9 Toggle drill extraction and radiators (All)

0 Prepare for takeoff* (All)

B: (Hold B) for breaks

G: Toggle landing gears

U: Toggle lights

Abort Button: Deploys parachute to assist with landing in atmospheric conditions

*The 0 key has multiple tasks assigned for retracting or turning off equipment to get ready for space flight:
- retract antennas;
- retract drills;
- retract radiators;
- retract ladders;
- retract scanners;
- turn off fuel cells.

Release notes:

Updated to comply with the new 1.4.0 release. This new release adds new parts that will replace a few of the old ones. This model is now future proof when the old parts are retired.

Bow V3.2
- minor layout update (removed some lights, rearranged scanners and ore tank);
- replaced old Mk1-2 with new Mk1-3 command pod.

Archer V3.2
- major layout update (added S3-3600 Kerbodyne fuel tank and improved aerodynamics);
- replaced old TR-18D with new TS-12 Stack Separator;
- added Z4-K battery;
- added an extra large reaction wheel.

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