hjalfi Posted August 19, 2012 Share Posted August 19, 2012 (edited) Is, as you can see, totally 100% successful. Hally there is looking quietly pleased. Or possibly concerned. It's hard to tell. As the consummate professional that she is, of course, she sees this as an opportunity rather than a problem. In particular, she notes that despite the ascent engine being some way off, she still has an RCS tank and thrusters. Some adept piloting later... And she's safely in Münar orbit. With a periapsis of 4500 metres, she gets a stunning view of the 4000m high mountains go by below. Meanwhile, back home on Kerbin, a major R&D effort is underway. It's time for a rescue mission! And so her fellow kerbonaut Matvis Kerman flies to the rescue... ...in a custom built and totally untested vehicle, the Behemoth 5D R-series. And it's totally not a quick hack of the L-series lander with the legs stuck on top. A very fiddly few hours of exquisitely careful piloting later and they rendezvous, scarily close to the MÃƒÂ¼n. There's only one problem. The grapple on the top of the R-series doesn't work. Continued... Edited June 24, 2021 by hjalfi Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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