Attention: there seems to be a problem with this patch, now for whatever reason OrbitalDecay throws NREs ... Edit: nope! Well, easy like that, I had to take the vessel back to VAB (I use KCT) and just replace the heatshield with a brand new one - et voilá now it works ... So, just did some research. First, I finally found this, which is only 5 days old: and this as follow up:   I decided to fiddle the single patches in