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I present to you my first parts mod, Bumblebee! A (re)stockalike mod based on NASA's Dragonfly drone, designed to explore Titan-like worlds! Includes a black colour scheme too: album: https://imgur.com/a/lFNv9dI Build Guide: https://github.com/Rodg88/BumbleBee/wiki/Build-Guide Video review from Kottabos: Features include: * Small electric propellers that use @Angel-125's KerbalActuators to give them spinning blades, mirroring, prop blur, and a hover mode. * An antenna that tracks the homeworld (in one axis at least) * A large science payload, including compatibility for some Bluedog Design Bureau and Coatl Probes Plus experiments if those mods are installed. * Compatibility for Near Future Electrical, the probe core will include a large capacitor if installed, to increase flight range. * A parachute/drogue combo with "fancy custom normals", that plug into the 2.5m aerodynamic back shell (which is designed to fit the Restock heat shield), or can be surface attached as a drogue/main set Download: https://spacedock.info/mod/2428/Bumblebee https://github.com/Rodg88/BumbleBee/releases Also on CKAN V0.6 Updated deps and tested in KSP 1.12.2 Fixed prop sound on high power mode Fixed colliders on decoupler causing sticky aeroshell deployment Merge PR for Interstellar Extended support (thanks Shimomeitakatote) V0.5 Added variants to the decoupler with 0.625m and 1.25m bottom diameter rings, instead of just the specialized Bumblebee decoupler. Updated Indicator Lights patch to take advantage of new features in v1.7 (commnet connection indicator). V0.4 Added gold and silver foil textures to the Core, Antenna, RTG, and science Sensor. Updated all lenses to have a new reflective texture. Added carbon texture variant to prop parts. V0.3 New dual rotor part for light probes in light atmospheres, based on the NASA Mars Helicopter. Also a long variant of the single truss for the Duna rotor. Added Surface Sample experiment to the landing skid part (requires the Bumblebee Probe core on the same craft to work) Minor fixes to other parts. V0.2: Updated Prop parts. They now activate on Duna, but won't do you much good. Also enabled surface attachment on the single prop, and added ground FX. Also a low power mode for precision flight on low gravity moons. Added glowing LEDs, with compatibility for NFE (blue LED's brightness = capaciter charge) and Indicator Lights (Top Green LED goes yellow/red on low/critical charge). Added Hullcam Patch Download includes B9 Part Switch, Kerbal Actuators, CommunityResourcePack, and DMagicScienceAnimate, which are the hard dependencies, as well as CommunityCategoryKit which is optional (parts all appear in the Rover category). License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/ Bundles the following mods, which are covered by their own respective licenses: ModuleManager by Sarbian and Blowfish https://github.com/sarbian/ModuleManager B9 Part Switch by Blowfish https://github.com/blowfishpro/B9PartSwitch/releases Kerbal Actuators by Angel-125 https://github.com/Angel-125/KerbalActuators/releases CommunityResourcePack by Bob Palmer https://github.com/BobPalmer/CommunityResourcePack CommunityCategoryKit by Bob Palmer https://github.com/BobPalmer/CommunityCategoryKit DMagicModuleScienceAnimateGeneric by DMagic https://github.com/DMagic1/DMModuleScienceAnimateGeneric
NASA intends to utilize a quad rotor probe to sample many sites on Titan. Dragonfly will launch in 2026 and arrive in 2034. https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasas-dragonfly-will-fly-around-titan-looking-for-origins-signs-of-life/