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  1. SSTO without airbreating parts and with ISRU is how I like to do it. Mammoth and NERV are your friends in this case, the mammoth has the highest TWR and specific impulse at sea level, the NERV has the highest specific impulse in vacuum (that can refuel from an ISRU). If you can get to Minimus then you can pretty much go anywhere.
  2. The Aerospike lacks a bottom node too so that's hardly a point in favor of the Aerospike. The Mammoth has a TWR of 27 in vacuum, the Aerospike has a TWR of 18 in vacuum. Higher TWR means shorter burns which means less waste, it is significant. I can't find any metrics of the two on Eve sea level so I can't comment on that. But it is worth mentioning that the Mammoth is a good candidate for a SSTO rocket, if you're up to some vertical suicide burn landings then Mammoth is a great choice and the Aerospike is not.
  3. The Mammoth has the highest TWR and Isp at sea level. It's the best by those metrics.
  4. Because IVA Going into orbit while in IVA is awesome.
  5. Ok that was super impressive. Nice
  6. Launch it into space. The cosmic rays will add to the computing power.
  7. With more boosters of course.
  8. 4.35 Gigs Very small and reasonable, not surprising.
  9. If you get scansat then you'll doubly have reasons to put probes on every body. Having 3 per (MS, RADAR and ore) body at different altitude at polar orbit with 60degree angle difference will give you sufficient coverage for that 4th probe that lands. I usually make a probe-set payload that detach from the main transfer stage once they arrive at a very high altitude captured orbit. The probe missions in career mode will give you 90%+ coverage so you probably won't need extra probes unless you specifically need 99.9% coverage
  10. Magnificent
  11. This is the best profile icon I've seen so far XD

  12. Never landed on Tylo or Eeloo
  13. There is no Kerbal civilization, just one lonely base. Kerbins aren't born either, they merge out of another dimension, typically in capsules orbiting planets and moons.
  14. Rocket shaped skyscrapers.
  15. Put canards on the very front, make the COL only slightly behind the COM. It pitches like crazy and loses a huge amount of its speed in the process.