KeranoKerman

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  1. Orion (Drive) will guide us! Prograde till the release!
  2. Just a Btw the SAS is looking as if it is unable to work despite being activated. Just something.
  3. The part mentioned is indeed from a mod, airplanes+. The part is a tail connector, and Kerbal Standard is the agency that makes those parts. Your explanation is probably correct.
  4. Minecraft modded to the point that there are multiple fighter jets with working lock on Missile cheaper than a diamond sword. Also a very nerdy nuclear mod that has sooo much content. (Nuclear Grenade included) And another that adds too many guns. And another with custom NPCs. What is great about Minecraft is that it can be whatever you want it to be, Cold War hell included. Minecraft modded to the point that there are multiple fighter jets with working lock on Missile cheaper than a diamond sword. Also a very nerdy nuclear mod that has sooo much content. (Nuclear Grenade included) And another that adds too many guns. And another with custom NPCs. What is great about Minecraft is that it can be whatever you want it to be, Cold War hell included.
  5. I believe that it wasn’t an RTG power source but instead a nuclear ramjet. The flash of radiation detected looks like a nuclear reactor going supercritical and for a brief moment becoming a small nuclear bomb. The flash would have created an initial flash and then atoms hit remitting the radiation. From my knowledge (not very much) it is a lot easier for a nuclear reactor to go critical compared to an RTG.
  6. Again, move your talks of recycling propellant out of this thread. A. Because this has a high chance of being a nuclear jet engine, which would just accelerate air, no onboard propellant or propellant recycling required. B. This is about an accident with a nuclear propulsion system, not about recycling propellant
  7. I think that it proves that the reactor had to go critical. I don’t know another type of event that could cause that. I wonder if one of the satellites used to detect nuclear bomb tests picked that up.
  8. Given the translation from @NiL I think that the missile went critical on the launchpad causing a flash of radiation. I don’t know about the location, but maybe some radioactive material from the detonation got shot or spilled into that sea. Or the test was on a ship, which would make more sense
  9. If you want to keep this argument about your tarps and magnets, create another thread. This is about a explosion of a nuclear propulsion mechanism, not other rocket engine designs
  10. Enough of the catching exhaust, magnets and people just saying no, catching or diverting thrust doesn’t give you a better rocket engine. No matter how many newtons you waste on trying to beat Newton, you can’t win. Except in gravity maybe... but that has nothing to do with rocket engines. Anyways, the article I read seemed to be strange by saying a “jet” which would make it more like the American project SLAM (yes, that is the actual name) where you would pass air through a reactor core to heat it up and accelerate it. Curious Droid on YouTube did a great video on this. What was confusing is that the article said that it was a liquid propulsion system, which sounds like a rocket engine (American equivalent: NRX). I’m thinking that it was a jet engine where to decrease weight of the engine they are injecting some fuel gas/liquid into the air coming in to get some more thrust, at the cost of some efficiency.
  11. That’s how they work, with liquid hydrogen
  12. I would guess that they are using a fission reactor engine. Fusion is very hard to make work, and an rtg rocket breaking apart would have radiation seep out. A nuclear reactor going critical would create a flash of high energy photon radiation, possibly making some atoms undergo alpha and beta decay, Making those types of radiation
  13. I’m thinking either a half buried RTG or an airlock 1 on the ground.
  14. The pods in game are meant to replicate the descent modules used on the Vostok and Voshkod missions. There’s probably mod(s) that have lookalike pods. Happy flying.
  15. I don’t know, but I hope for better aerodynamics in KSP.