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[WIP] Boring Crew Services - Stockalike Starliner Mod


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I should probably mention that I decided to take a bit of a break from this since I can't work on something for too long without getting bored, will be back soonish.

EDIT: Also thanks for the positive response to this mod, it's been really nice to see. It's not even out and it's gotten more attention than any of my others

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On 8/16/2020 at 2:46 PM, alberro+ said:

Question, is Starliner planned to fly on Vulcan?

 

On 8/16/2020 at 3:06 PM, DylanSemrau said:

If Boeing wants to it can

UlA said Vulcan would be man-rated from the start, but I have my doubts. Man-rating something today is not as easy as it was during Saturn. You need over 200 restarts of every engine, in a row. That means firing 1 to 200 have to go off without a hitch. If Firing 199 fails, that means that the whole process starts over again, at least, that's what I've heard. The SRBs will be easy, if they fly a lot of heavy versions, six SRBs per launch. But there's only 2 BE-4s, and 1 upper stage, so rating them will be hard. I see Atlas V being around for a long long time. That, or if ULA decides to retire Atlas, they might contract SpaceX to fly Starliner. I know it's very unlikely, but if Atlas goes before Vulcan is man rated, there's only 2 other options available besides Falcon 9. Soyuz, which I doubt they'll ever use, or Ariane V, which was man-rated, but never used, iirc. 

On another note, will you be putting a Vulcan adpater in your mods? @DylanSemrau

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On 8/17/2020 at 7:57 AM, GoldForest said:

 

Boeing said Vulcan would be man-rated from the start, but I have my doubts. Man-rating something today is not as easy as it was during Saturn. You need over 200 restarts of every engine, in a row. That means firing 1 to 200 have to go off without a hitch. If Firing 199 fails, that means that the whole process starts over again, at least, that's what I've heard. The SRBs will be easy, if they fly a lot of heavy versions, six SRBs per launch. But there's only 2 BE-4s, and 1 upper stage, so rating them will be hard. I see Atlas V being around for a long long time. That, or if ULA decides to retire Atlas, they might contract SpaceX to fly Starliner. I know it's very unlikely, but if Atlas goes before Vulcan is man rated, there's only 2 other options available besides Falcon 9. Soyuz, which I doubt they'll ever use, or Ariane V, which was man-rated, but never used, iirc. 

On another note, will you be putting a Vulcan adpater in your mods? @DylanSemrau

ULA said this, not Boeing. the RL-10 has been operated to high hell over the last ~50 years and wouldnt be a set back for man-rating vulcan. Atlas will fly as long as a customer pays for it, so starliner on falcon is highly unlikely. 

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2 hours ago, cameronisher3 said:

ULA said this, not Boeing. the RL-10 has been operated to high hell over the last ~50 years and wouldnt be a set back for man-rating vulcan. Atlas will fly as long as a customer pays for it, so starliner on falcon is highly unlikely. 

I meant ULA. I have no idea why I said Boeing. Derp.

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On 10/24/2020 at 4:51 PM, DylanSemrau said:

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welp

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blankets on the main capsule part is done, tiles are getting there

please be patient with me, school is very draining lol

After a whole summer, I'm glad this is kind of back on track. If you gotta take time, then do it Chief.

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