This is the story so far of my mun Elcano attempt.
I had tried some long-distance driving in ksp before this point but had never made it more than 20 KM. mostly because on Kerbin and Duna the monotony would make me reckless and everything would explode. so I thought I would try the Mun.
The Mun has two advantages for the easily bored astronaut: It is small so it takes less time to drive around, and it has low gravity so rovers tend to... well... bounce. so with a quick shuttle flight and
Around The Mun in hopefully less than 80 days final Chapter: Problem-solving and happy landings.
At the KSC the engineers wanted to test out In situ mining so a test craft was assembled and sent to a likely crater that the Elcano Rover had found.
The crew needed to replace a docking port that had been destroyed in a crash before they could attach to the miner. But a quick weld from Behnken took care of that and mining began.
After 2 Kerbin days, the miner complet