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  1. Please do not confuse Depleted Uranium with Depleted Fuel which is the CRP waste product of Nuclear Fission to clarify: Uranium Ore is split into Enriched Uranium and Depleted Uranium in a Isotope Centrifuge (Fertile) Depleted Uranium or Thorium is converted into Plutonium or (Fissionable) Enriched Uranium , in a Breeder reactor, Plutonium or Enriched Uranium undergoes fission and is converted into Actinides in a Nuclear Power Reactor. Actinides can then be reprocesed into Depleted Fuel and Enriched Fuel in a Fuel Re-processor.
  2. That indeed sounds a bit excessive. But do you use any mods which alter the maximum temperature of parts, like Deadly Reentry? If not I will have significantly reduce heat production next release
  3. What type of and how many radiators did you try to use to keep it cool. Also what heat technology technodes have you unlocked?
  4. KSP Interstellar Extended needs translators! Localization files can be found here Since KSPIE contains many are parts with their own set of custom partModules, the number of translation keys is very high for a single Mod Chinese translations are already taken care of but all other localization are open If you intend to do some translation work, please mention it in this development tread
  5. Addon Localization Home

    KSP Interstellar Extended need translators Localization files can be found at GitHub Since KSPIE contains many parts with their own set of custom partModules, the number of translation keys is reasonably high for a single Mod Chinese translations are already taken care of but all other localization are open Please mention any translation work at KSPIE development tread
  6. Any modders need any modelling done?

    unfortunately all of Angel-125 parts are license under an all right reserved license. We need part models license under an open license that benefit the community. Also a new model we could give it a KSPIE twist, like this more realistic looking version, something like this source:
  7. Any modders need any modelling done?

    Hey @Tokamak, ever tried to create a Tokamak fusion engine? No realy, I still need a good model for Tokamak fusion engine looking something like this
  8. Why the Mun dont have atmosfere?

    No, you made a technical claim which might have been true in KSP (an atmosphere with near zero pressure) but it simply isn't the case
  9. Why the Mun dont have atmosfere?

    That statement is definitely wrong. The Atmosphere property of the stock Celestial body called Mun is false
  10. Alright, you got a point there. It is indeed confusing when it states to use Hydrogen while it actually means LqdHydrogen. The reason is that Hydrogen was added long after the switchable Thermal Engine was developed and I never thought it would be a problem. I will get to it when I prepare the thermal engine for localization. Well you could simply create a custom MM which does what you describe // Custom Resources Tweaks @RESOURCE_DEFINITION[Antimatter]:FINAL { @isTweakable = false }
  11. @Apaseall Notice to a certain degree you can actually configure the resources KSPIE used and produces and make LH equal to LF by simply editing its value in the WarpPluginSettings.cfg in the WarpPlugin root folder by changing HydrogenResourceName = Hydrogen HydrogenResourceName = Hydrogen into HydrogenResourceName = LiquidFuel When unaffected, you could always fix by creating custom Module Manager fixed to alter the configuration of KSPI parts
  12. To answer this you have to understand that a cryogenically cooled resource is more than just propellant, it also serves as a engine coolant which allows it to operate at higher temperatures than it would without. This is especially the case for any direct thermal propulsion method like the Direct Cycle Nuclear Turbojet where the Cryogenic propellant is used to keep the nozzle from melting. Engine effective wasteheat production depends on the fuel flow. The higher the fuel flow and cryogenically cooled, the less rest wasteheat is produced. This is the reason why you need more Radiators the higher your Isp is. In the case of atmospheric propulsion, the fuel flow is actually high enough that not many radiators are required. Currently, engine cooling is currently only dependant on its isp but in the future, I also want to take into account the propellant effective cooling effect. liquid hydrogen can be converted into Hydrogen Gas which is used for mainly for Coldflow RCS and ISRU processes. Solid storage is used for storage purposes only and can only feed reactors where small quantities of hydrogen can be extracted using lasers.
  13. To answer your question, it is important to take into account the context. Hydrogen is the most abundant substance in the universe. However it is not distributed uniformly, you cannot find it everywhere because of it main property which is that it is very light and small, and easily get lost when exposed to the solar winds. On earth/Kerbin, hydrogen is literally everywhere, mostly bound as Water, but on the surface of the Mun/Moon or Mars/Duna it is expected to be extremely rare. You only likely be able to find significant quantities (for propulsion) near the poles at some permanently dark locations (like in craters) or very deep underground. Most Hydrogen is located in the stars and in gas planets, but you cannot land there. At best you would be able the scoop above its atmosphere. Hydrogen can be found in mantle ore but still in small quantities. Another possible source is the solar winds but you need extremely powerful magnetic fields to catch anything. hydrogen lovers? sounds like you are using another Mod. Are you aware KSPIE has is own Magnetic Scoop which can function as a Bussard Ramjet. Besides collecting hydrogen from interstellar space, it can scoop above atmospheres and directly from the solar wind. You can even use as a mean of propulsion or as an extremely powerful atmospheric break.
  14. use the other FEL, the version that is used to create any beam except x-ray