Jump to content

Show off your awesome KSP pictures!


NuclearWarfare
 Share

Recommended Posts

Another shuttle? :)

Well, another attempt at one... It looks like I'l have to replace those nice SRBs for for some giant ugly boosters due to lack of delta-V. And the orbiter flies worse than a brick! (Seriously, in real life, when I drop a brick, it speeds up! But then this shuttle dives, it SLOWS DOWN!!!!!!)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Phase one of my Duna re-colonisation is complete with the installation of the (partially constructed) Duna Spacedock in Low Duna Orbit:

cIi0BJY.png

9 Kerbals currently call this station home, and another 9 will join them when an identical module to this (excluding the hub section where the lander is docked) is sent to the red planet.

9F9HeYi.png

It's fairly big at the moment, but also quite low on parts. When it's complete, it'll be quite a lot bigger, and probably quite a bit more laggy. I still need to send two orange fuel tanks and another habitation module like the first one (as I just mentioned), plus there will be traffic as this station will be the primary refuelling centre for Duna.

NRd2Eet.png

The lander was actually left over from a previous Duna mission. I came up with the idea to re-use it and have it docked to a station so that any incoming ships wouldn't require a lander with them, which is always a bonus when considering fuel. An interesting aspect to my re-colonisation plan, I must say; the ability to shuttle Kerbals about wherever and whenever is certainly useful.

h4lYhmB.png

szrNmK6.png

Of this landing party consisting of Matt, Kirlo, and Orski, only Kirlo has been to Duna before, originally occupying one of the 22 spots for Outreach Colony. While this landing was around 140km from the original Outreach site, Kirlo couldn't help but feel he'd come home again.

Also, Bill Kerman has set foot on Vall, and he is only the second to do so:

pni0v99.png

It turns out that the landers that are docked to the MSV Constellation are also capable of landing on and returning to orbit around Jool's second moon, which is very useful. I thought their upper limit would be Moho; apparently and thankfully I was wrong. Vall is definitely the upper limit though.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Continuation of my Eeloo Colonization Plan, here is the Orbital Assembly Station (OAS) with the Habitation module. That thing turns flawlessly with out messing with the attituse of the rest of the station.

screenshot154.png

The first construction of the OAS, the first Kethane Miner, pretty basic, just enough for landing on Eeloo and mine.

screenshot155.png

The miner fully deployed, mine every bit of this juicy green stuff.

screenshot156.png

More to come soon.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

-snip-

"And here we see the young, dying shuttle, rearing up on her last breath, desperate for help. Yet no help will come. She will surely have left several baby landers to fend for themselves in the wild, with no launch stage in sight."

Link to comment
Share on other sites

"And here we see the young, dying shuttle, rearing up on her last breath, desperate for help. Yet no help will come. She will surely have left several baby landers to fend for themselves in the wild, with no launch stage in sight."

You are a horrible person.

Not that I'm not too, because I laughed pretty hard, but you started it.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Some screenshots from my mostly-stock Duna L/OPC mission:

ydkduPs.png

The whole combo on approach to Duna. Ike, as usual, is in the way. This time it's only visual obstruction since it was nice and let me pass without an encounter.

I didn't get any shots of the tricky maneuver that followed. Basically, I burned to suborbital speed, decoupled the lander, then burned back into orbit, putting the transfer stage and the orbital probe into separate orbits. I was worried I would mess it up, but everything went fine.

g1yla34.png

The lander, DSP-1, says hello to the sun. This little guy is completely immobile with internal RTGs to provide power all the time, anytime (they're hiding inside the decoupler). It has all the stock sensors on it so I can do lots of science!

EIs3IzM.png

The orbiter DOP-1. I used Infernal Robotics to get the comms dish and solar panels to extend like that, but accidentally attached struts to them so I couldn't deploy them until I jettisoned the transfer stage. :P Silly me. I guess the decoupler on the front can be a telescope since this probe has none of the sensors but still needs to do something productive. It can probably go to Ike with all of its deltaV, but that would involve an inclination change and then a burn out to encounter it, neither of which I care to do right now.

Edited by OrbitusII
Link to comment
Share on other sites

A few of my exploits:

Bill has never since let jeb drive...... (good job the explorer mission has a rescue lander)

screenshot114_zpsaa22a1bc.png

screenshot101_zpsbf2edd50.png

screenshot103_zpscc49e1e9.png

screenshot63_zps55aa836e.png

screenshot120_zpsdb8048b2.png

Many Kerbals died to bring you these pictures, may they rest in pizza shaped marks across the kerbiverse.....

Edited by aramil
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...