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Using the new robotics hinges, rotors and pistons released with Breaking Ground DLC, build a catapult, trebuchet, onager, ballista, mangonel or just an overly enthusiastic Ferris wheel to fling a Kerbal to the Island Airfield. Since I'm still tinkering with the parts and not 100% this is possible (UPDATE: @neistridlar has categorically proved that it is!) there will be 2 leaderboards: Distance - Furthest distance from the launch site reached by your intrepid Kerbal Time - If anyone actually managed to reach the Island Airfield, then the entries will be ranked by fastest time
This game has seen many creations which the creators cannot have imagined would be possible, like stock piston engines, rotating hinges, and even submarines. However, as far as I know, this is the first real trebuchet to be created in Kerbal Space Program*. *Scott Manley did make a trebuchet several years ago, however it had no sling, no hinge, and used a mod for the bearing. For those who do not know, a trebuchet is a form of siege weapon used in the Middle Ages in Europe. Before gunpowder artillery was invented, the trebuchet was the largest, most powerful weapon used against