Crillion

My First SSTO! (Codename: That's Supposed To Happen)

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Today I built my first SSTO ever! It's a bit odd, but it somehow gets to orbit in one stage. Just don't expect it to get anywhere else.

I used KW Rocketry parts.

Prepping for Takeoff

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That's Supposed To Happen?

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It's A Plane! No, It's A Rocket?

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That Worked... Somehow

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Good job, mate! Nice design!

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Hahaha, as long it launches horizontally its a plane! Nice craft. :)

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19 hours ago, MiffedStarfish said:

Hahaha, as long it launches horizontally its a plane! Nice craft. :)

It's also surprisingly efficient. Most vessels require boosters and a few stages to make orbit, but this tin can can do it on one fuel tank.

Just don't tell Jeb we used decouplers instead of adapters.

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Nice rocketplane 

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What tanks are you ising?  One f the kw tanks has a mistake, and either has too much fuel or is too light

Good job!

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