AloE

KerbalEDU Mission: Principia Mun "Free Return" Flyby

Recommended Posts

Posted (edited)

KerbalEDU Mission:

Principia Mun "Free Return" FlyBy

Why Use this Scenario
  • History: Apollo 13
  •  
  • Plan your 1km Sunset crater FlyOver: (a.k.a Expensive Real Near Future Space Tourism)
  1. 2006 Burt Rutan TED Talk
  2. 2018 Big Falcon Rocket
     
  • Learn Principia: Tinker with an already created flight plan
  1. adjust maneuver to fly lower through canyon
  2. add maneuver to enter Mun orbit
  3. add maneuver to slingshot to Mimus
  4. bounce off Kerbin's atmosphere
  •  
  • Free Return Trajectory Fun!

 

1G8Vvqi.png

Fti2NH9.png

Scenario Mod Requirements & Credits:

Principia: @eggrobin & @pleroy

Principia Mun Tutorial: @eggrobin

Draft KerbalEDU 1.3.1

Principia Flight Plan Saves:

Instructions: some ways to use the .sfs save file...

Spoiler
  • Place the .sfs file in the main KerbalEDU-->Saves-->Scenarios folder then launch from the Scenarios menu in game
  • OR
  • you may  also rename the .sfs. to "persistent.sfs" and place it in a new folder you create & name in KerbalEDU-->Saves.  Then open from the "Resume Saved" menu in game

0PFsu6k.png

 

Mission Draft Ideas, Issues, Etc.:

You are welcome to post suggestions in comments!

  • NO KerbalEDU Mission Editor event triggers have been added yet as craft & 'free return trajectory' timing are still being edited
  • Vessel has added EDUtools so the .sfs files fail to load the craft in regular KSP
  • EDU tools have made craft too heavy for current parachute...explosive crash on re-entry landing
  •  
  • Mun approach angle considerations:
  1. lit crescent approach
  2. celestial timing: easier Mimus "add maneuver" transfer option

 

 

 

More Images:

Spoiler

 

o33ZoO1.png

z7n4DrQ.png

GXB2M63.png

xTbCwT6.png

GZxK8FT.png

 

 

Change Log:

  • 2018 Oct 8: Created Post & added initial KSP 1.3.1 draft WIP .sfs files

 

   
   

 

Edited by AloE

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now