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Space Shuttle Engines (SSE)

Space Shuttle Engine (SSE) pack by Klockheed Martian Engine Manufacturer - for Kerbal Space Program.

By zer0Kerbal, originally by @dtobi and then by @sarbian

adopted with express permission and brought to you by KerbSimpleCo

SpaceShuttleEngines Hero

About the pack by @dtobi

The goal was to make the parts to build shuttles by only using this pack, stock parts and maybe other parts like B9 aerodynamic parts.

The engines are can combined with bi-, tri-, and quad-couplers (strut the stronger X3 engine). A NASA shuttle-like appearance can be achieved with the tricoupler.

The two weaker engines allow orbital maneuvers because the shuttle main engines will be useless after dropping the main tank moves the center of mass into the vessel. The OMS drives are useless in atmosphere.

The fuel tanks come in four sizes, allowing various asymmetric shuttle-alike rockets.

Fuel flow breakers balance tank center of mass (CoM) which must carefully: your tank's weight and vertical position, along with your engines' and boosters' power, determine your CoM's alignment with your center of thrust. The engines' large gimballing stabilizes craft.

The main engines fly crooked with the CoM right above them and at full throttle overheat.

Parts:

  • eleven (11) engine parts
    • X0, X2 and X3 Space Shuttle Engines
    • X4 Linear Aerospike Engine
    • Orbital Maneuvering System (OMS) Engine
    • Double - Orbital Maneuvering System (OMS) Engine
    • Shuttle Shoulders attachment point for OMS
    • Two big 2.5m engines. One can rotate (check action groups and context menu)
  • sixteen (16) tank parts
    • Four tank shapes in four different sizes (16 parts in total)
  • six (6) other parts
    • Two fuel controllers for controlling fuel lines' flow
    • Radial mount for shuttle engines

Example Craft

The example craft are supposed to give you an idea how to setup the engines, fuel controllers, tracks, etc.

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SSE 1.0 Cryo and Engine Demo

This is a tutorial series about building and handling your own space shuttle in KSP
 Links, Videos and Tutorials

Help Wanted

  • Compatibility patches
  • Contracts for these glorious parts
  • Variant Textures
  • Sample Crafts
  • Model updates to Unity 2019
  • Marketing Images and Videos such as hero shots, animated gifs, short highlight
  • Have a request? Glad to have them, kindly submit through GitHub.

Localization

  • English English
  • your translation here

HELP WANTED - See the README in the Localization folder or the Quickstart Guide for instructions for adding or improving translations. GitHub push is the best way to contribute. Additions and corrections welcome!

Installation Directions 1

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Use CurseForge/OverWolf App (currently does not install dependencies)

CurseForge/OverWolf App

I take no part, nor am I interested in maintaining the CKAN mod metadata for my mods. CKAN is a great mod for those that can't use zip tools. If you are having issues please let the CKAN people know and refer to the CKAN thread. My support of CKAN extends as far as me checking the checkbox in Spacedock when I upload. Beware, CKAN can really mess up though it tries very, very, very hard not to.

or CKAN

Dependencies

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other addons by Klockheed Martian Ltd (KM/L)

Addons that benefit Space Shuttle Engines (SSE)

Supports

Tags

parts, control, graphics

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How to get support

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Credits and Special Thanks

Legal Mumbo Jumbo (License provenance)

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Current (2) - zer0Kerbal

Forum: Thread - Source: GitHub
License: License License

Disclaimer(s)

All bundled mods are distributed under their own licenses
All art assets (textures, models, animations, sounds) are distributed under their own licenses

see Notices.md for more legal mumbo jumbo

Original (1) - Author: @sarbian

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License: License License

Original (0) - Author: @dtobi

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License: License License

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Release Schedule
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  1. GitHub, reaching first manual installers and users of KSP-AVC. Right now.
  2. CurseForge. Right now.
  3. SpaceDock (and CKAN users). Soon™
  1. this isn't a mod. ;P↩︎

  2. may work on other versions (YMMV)↩︎

  3. Be Kind: Lithobrake, not jakebrake! Keep your Module Manager up to date!↩︎

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Space Shuttle Engines Version
KSP version License
AVC .version files Pages

Version 2.3.0.0-release - <Thank you sarbian> edition

03 Jul 2016
Released for Kerbal Space Program [KSP 1.1.0]

DO A CLEAN INSTALL:
DELETE EXISTING INSTALLATION THEN RE-INSTALL

Download from CurseForge

Changes

  •  

    Spoiler
    • Update for 1.1

    • Use the stock gimbal

    • Require Gimbal Trim for the trimming

    Status 2.3.0.0

    • Issues
      • closes #44 - 2.3.0.0-release
      • updates #36 - Previous Releases (Archive)

     

 

 


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  • Changelog Summary for more details of changes : See ChangeLog
  • Discussions and news on this mod : See Discussions or KSP Forums
  • Known Issues for more details of feature requests and known issues : See Known Issues
  • GitHub Pages : See Pages

Localization

  • English English
  • your translation here

HELP WANTED - See the README in the Localization folder or the Quickstart Guide for instructions for adding or improving translations. GitHub push is the best way to contribute. Additions and corrections welcome!

red box below is a link to forum post on how to get support

How to get support

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This looks great, and I look forward to using it!

However, I can't at the moment because it's listed on Spacedock as being "for Kerbal Space Program 1.1" (when the previous pre-release version was listed as being for 1.12.3), and in CKAN it's listed as being for KSP 1.1.9, so it's 6 minor revisions outside of my "compatible" range (I have it set to a minimum of 1.7).

I'm guessing this is just a typo, so I hope it's something that can be easily remedied.

Thanks! :D

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2 hours ago, Radical Isotope said:

This looks great, and I look forward to using it!

However, I can't at the moment because it's listed on Spacedock as being "for Kerbal Space Program 1.1" (when the previous pre-release version was listed as being for 1.12.3), and in CKAN it's listed as being for KSP 1.1.9, so it's 6 minor revisions outside of my "compatible" range (I have it set to a minimum of 1.7).

I'm guessing this is just a typo, so I hope it's something that can be easily remedied.

Thanks! :D

@Radical Isotope YVMW. 

We (I) look forward to you using it as well!

Thank you - all credit goes to @dtobi!

I am working on the 2.3.99.0-adoption release as we speak and it should be out shortly. It will be the first of several, planned updates (pre-releases) before the final big-bang release. Am trying to break the work into several, more manageable updates. This thread shall be moved to Add-on Releases when I push my first release

As far as CKAN, it appears to be very constipated in approving PR's, so it will be behind an indeterminate amount of time. (a.k.a. Soon™er™Ish™)

I have very little to do with CKAN and I don't see that changing in the near future.

To find the most current/up to date release from me (and others) always check CurseForge first. There is a 1.3.1 rated version, and I am hoping to have the 2.3.99-adoption out just as soon as I get all the internal part names aligned with the flight path.

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Space Shuttle Engines Version
KSP version License
AVC .version files Pages

Version 2.3.99.0-adoption - <T-Minus> edition

05 Aug 2022
Released for Kerbal Space Program [KSP 1.12.x]

DO A CLEAN INSTALL:
DELETE EXISTING INSTALLATION THEN RE-INSTALL

Download from CurseForge

Summary 2.3.99.0

  • Inital localization pass
  • Initial pass on parts complete (except for tanks)
  • Not ready yet for live saves, although most game breaking changes are made.
  • <ghostparts.cfg> is provided for now for testing. This file will not be active for version 2.4.0.0-release.
  • Can now search for sse or km in the editor search bar to find all parts in this pack.

 

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Changes

This is the first in a series of updates to this addon. Each update will update some of the parts and patches so that instead of one massive update I can update the addon in a more manageable way.

Previous Releases (Archive)

  • Create archival releases
    • Version 2.0.0.0 - 27-Jul-2014
    • Version 2.0.1.0 - 27-Jul-2014
    • Version 2.1.1.0 - 25-Aug-2014
    • Version 2.1.2.0 - 25-Aug-2014
    • Version 2.1.3.0 - 21-Dec-2014
    • Version 2.1.0.0 - 09-Aug-2014
    • Version 2.2.0.0 - 20-May-2015
    • Version 2.3.0.0 - 07-Jul-2016

Asset Updates

  • create Assets/ folder
  • convert from mesh to MODEL
  • rename
    • models to unique names
      • double-oms --> sse-engine-oms-double
        • oms --> sse-engine-oms-single
        • km_ma0 --> sse-multiadaptatron-0
        • km_ma1 --> sse-multiadaptatron-1
        • sh1 --> sse-shoulder-1
        • kmssh0 --> sse-shoulder-small-0
        • kmssh1 --> sse-shoulder-small-1
        • km_se0 --> sse-engine-0
        • km_se0-oms --> sse-engine-0-oms
        • km_ssme_rs25s --> sse-engine-1-a
        • km_ssme_rs25ss --> sse-engine-1-s
        • se2 --> sse-engine-2
        • km_se3 --> sse-engine-3
        • km_se4L --> sse-engine-4
        • KM_sparkler --> sse-sparkler
        • km-tank-top-? --> sse-tank-top-?
        • km-tank-mid-? --> sse-tank-mid-?
        • km-tank-mid-small-? --> sse-tank-mid-small-?
        • km-tank-bottom-? --> sse-tank-bottom-?
    • Rename model files to unique names
      • bb1.mu -> sse-engine-bigbang-1.mu
      • bb2.mu -> sse-engine-bigbang-2.mu
      • double-oms.mu -> sse-engine-oms-double.mu
      • oms.mu -> sse-engine-oms-single.mu
      • model.mu -> sse-multiadaptatron.mu
      • sh1.mu -> sse-shoulder-1.mu
      • module.mu -> sse-engine-1-a.mu
    • textures to unique names
  • update
    • model pointers (.png et al to .dds)
    • model texture pointers to new names
  • relocate assets to Assets/
  • eliminate
    • remove duplicates textures/models
      • [bb-HEAT 1.dds] 42.8kb
      • [cloud.dds] 21.4kb
      • [cloud.dds] 21.4kb
      • [cloud.dds] 21.4kb
      • [cloud.dds] 21.4kb
      • [cloud.dds] 21.4kb
      • [cloud.dds] 21.4kb
      • [FX/cloud.dds] 21.4kb
      • [x0-alpha-heat.dds] 42.8kb
      • [x0-complete.dds] 341.kb
      • [ssmeeffect.dds] 2.80kb
      • [ssmeeffect.dds] 2.80kb
      • [ssme-map.dd]s 341kb
      • [ssme-map-ALPHA-COMPLETE.dds] 1.33mb
      • [ssme-map-bump_NRM.dds] 1.33mb
      • [ssme-map-heat.dds] 10.8kb
      • total: 3.594mb
  • relocate part.cfg to Parts/
  • updates #55 - Asset Updates

Parts

  • Add
    • <ghostParts.cfg> v1.3.0.0
  • Rename part files to match part names
    • part.cfg -> sse-engine-bigbang-1.cfg
    • part.cfg -> sse-engine-bigbang-2.cfg
    • part.cfg -> sse-engine-oms-double.cfg
    • part.cfg -> sse-engine-oms-single.cfg
  • Rename parts to match naming scheme
    • double-oms --> sse-engine-oms-double
    • oms --> sse-engine-oms-single
    • km_ma0 --> sse-multiadaptatron-0
    • km_ma1 --> sse-multiadaptatron-1
    • sh1 --> sse-shoulder-1
    • kmssh0 --> sse-shoulder-small-0
    • kmssh1 --> sse-shoulder-small-1
    • km_se0 --> sse-engine-0
    • km_se0-oms --> sse-engine-0-oms
    • km_ssme_rs25s --> sse-engine-1-a
    • km_ssme_rs25ss --> sse-engine-1-s
    • se2 --> sse-engine-2
    • km_se3 --> sse-engine-3
    • km_se4L --> sse-engine-4
    • KM_sparkler --> sse-sparkler
    • km-tank-top-? --> sse-tank-top-?
    • km-tank-mid-? --> sse-tank-mid-?
    • km-tank-mid-small-? --> sse-tank-mid-small-?
    • km-tank-bottom-? --> sse-tank-bottom-?
  • Fix
    • Missing closes PART brace
      • Parts/Shoulders/part.cfg
      • Parts/Multi Adapter/ma1.cfg
      • Parts/Multi Adapter/ma0.cfg
      • Parts/Smallshoulders/Sh1.cfg
      • Parts/Smallshoulders/Sh0.cfg
  • closes #54 - Fix part.cfgs

docs/

  • Add
    • [_config.yml]
    • [Attribution.md] v1.0.7.1
    • [ManualInstallation.md] v1.1.8.0
    • [404.md] v1.0.3.2
    • [LegalMumboJumbo.md] v1.0.5.1
    • [Localizations.md] v1.1.7.0
    • [Marketing.md] v1.0.1.0
    • [Notices.md] v1.0.1.0
    • [Part-Catalog.md] v1.1.4.1
    • [Why.md] v1.1.0.0
  • closes #56 - docs/

Localization

  • Create
    • [MOD-NAME.cfg] v1.0.0.0
      • adds localized tags to parts
    • Localization/
      • <en-us.cfg>
      • [readme.md] v2.1.2.0
      • [quickstart.md] v1.0.1.1
    • updates #17 - Localization - Master
    • updates #18 - English <us-en.cfg>
    • closes #35 - Part Localization

Add localized tags to parts

  • [SpaceShuttleEngines.cfg] v1.0.1.0
    • adds localized tags to parts
    • fix inadvertant passengers
  • closes #58 - [BUG:] <SpaceShuttleEngines.cfg> fix inadvertent passengers
  • closes #57 - Localization: Add localized tags to parts

Thumbnails

  • Add
    • add @thumbs
  • closes #59 - Thumbnails

License

  • Updated License: CC BY-ND 4.0
    • was: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
  • closes #60 - License

Status 2.3.99.0

  • Issues
    • closes #13 - Space Shuttle Engines (SSE) 2.3.99.0-adoption <T-Minus>
    • closes #14 - 2.3.99.0 Verify Legal Mumbo Jumbo
    • closes #15 - 2.3.99.0 Create Documentation
    • closes #16 - 2.3.99.0 Create Social Media
    • closes #2 - [Request]: New Name!

 

 


See More

  • Changelog Summary for more details of changes : See ChangeLog
  • Discussions and news on this mod : See Discussions or KSP Forums
  • Known Issues for more details of feature requests and known issues : See Known Issues
  • GitHub Pages : See Pages

Localization

  • English English
  • your translation here

HELP WANTED - See the README in the Localization folder or the Quickstart Guide for instructions for adding or improving translations. GitHub push is the best way to contribute. Additions and corrections welcome!

red box below is a link to forum post on how to get support

How to get support

Be Kind: Lithobrake, not jakebrake! Keep your Module Manager up to date


How to support this and other great mods by zer0Kerbal

Support Patreon Github Sponsor Buy zer0Kerbal a snack

 

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Space Shuttle Engines Version
KSP version License
AVC .version files Pages

Version 2.3.99.1-adoption - <Thank you dtobi and sarbian> edition

  • Released
    • 04 Nov 2022
    • for Kerbal Space Program 1.12.4
    • by zer0Kerbal

For best results - DO A CLEAN INSTALL; DELETE EXISTING INSTALLATION THEN RE-INSTALL

Download from CurseForge

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Summary

  • Phase II pass:
    • localization complete
    • parts pass complete (including tanks)
  • <ghostparts.cfg> is provided for now for testing. This file will not active for version 2.4.0.0-release.
  • Can now search for sse or km in the editor search bar to find all parts in this pack.
  • DRAG_CUBES

Changes

This is the next in a series of updates to this addon. Each update will update some of the parts and patches so that instead of one massive update I can update the addon in a more manageable way.

Parts

  • Rename part files to match part names
  • Rename parts to match naming scheme
  • corrected BulkheadProfiles for 1.875m tanks from size1 to size1p5
  • Inital pass on all remaining parts completed
    • sse-tank-bottom-3
    • sse-tank-bottom-15
    • sse-tank-mid-1
    • sse-tank-mid-2
    • sse-tank-mid-3
    • sse-tank-mid-15
    • sse-tank-mid-small-1
    • sse-tank-mid-small-2
    • sse-tank-mid-small-3
    • sse-tank-mid-small-15
    • sse-tank-top-1
    • sse-tank-top-2
    • sse-tank-top-3
    • sse-tank-top-15
    • sse-tank-bottom-1
    • sse-tank-bottom-2

Compatibility

  • Move out from part.cfg's
  • Create <KlockheadMartian.cfg>
    • KM_Stager into <KlockheadMartian.cfg>
    • KM_PreLaunchEffect_SmkS into <KlockheadMartian.cfg>

Asset Updates

  • create Assets/ folder
  • convert from mesh to MODEL
  • rename
    • models to unique names
    • Rename model files to unique names
    • textures to unique names
  • update
    • model pointers (.png et al to .dds)
    • model texture pointers to new names
  • relocate assets to Assets/
  • eliminate
    • remove duplicates textures/models
      • <cloud.dds> 22kb
      • <orange-top-COMPLETE.dds> 342kb
      • <orange-mid-large-complete.dds> 342kb
      • <orange-top-COMPLETE.dds> 342kb
      • <orange-top.dds> 683kb
      • <orange-top-bump_NRM.dds> 1.366mb
      • <orange-top-bump_NRM.dds> 1.366mb
      • total reduction of ~7.944mb
        • current total: 4.35 mb
        • previous total: 3.594mb
  • relocate part.cfg to Parts/Tanks/
  • closes #55 - Asset Updates

docs/

  • Move
    • @thumbs to docs/
  • Update
    • [_config.yml]
    • [Attribution.md] v1.0.7.1
    • [ManualInstallation.md] v1.1.8.0
    • [404.md] v1.0.3.2
    • [LegalMumboJumbo.md] v1.0.5.1
    • [Localizations.md] v1.1.7.0
    • [Marketing.md] v1.0.1.0
    • [Notices.md] v1.0.1.0
    • [Part-Catalog.md] v1.1.4.1
    • [Why.md] v1.1.0.0
  • updates #56 - docs/

Localization

  • Update
    • [SpaceShuttleEngines.cfg] v1.0.1.0
      • adds localized tags to parts
    • Localization/
      • <en-us.cfg>
      • [readme.md] v2.1.2.0
      • [quickstart.md] v1.0.1.1
    • updates #17 - Localization - Master
    • closes #18 - English <us-en.cfg>
    • closes #35 - Part Localization

Status

  • Issues
    • closes #63 - Space Shuttle Engines (SSE) 2.3.99.1-prerelease <Thank you dtobi and sarbian>
    • closes #64 - 2.3.99.1 Verify Legal Mumbo Jumbo
    • closes #65 - 2.3.99.1 Update Documentation
    • closes #66 - 2.3.99.1 Update Social Media

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Localization

  • English English
  • your translation here

HELP WANTED - See the README in the Localization folder or the Quickstart Guide for instructions for adding or improving translations. GitHub push is the best way to contribute. Additions and corrections welcome!

red box below is a link to forum post on how to get support

How to get support

Be Kind: Lithobrake, not jakebrake! Keep your Module Manager up to date


How to support this and other great mods by zer0Kerbal

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Support Patreon Github Sponsor Buy zer0Kerbal a snack

Release Schedule

Spoiler
  1. GitHub, reaching first manual installers and users of KSP-AVC. Right now.
  2. CurseForge. Right now.
  3. SpaceDock (and CKAN users). Soon™
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