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Started working on my first Shuttle design. It's gone about as well as expected.

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The good news: The warpdrive works.

The bad news: There is no way to control it.

Jeb has gone to space but well... he's gone :(

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I'll keep working on it. Turns out that for best results, a body of liquid is required.

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Yesterday, i tried to dock the massive heat shield to my grand tour vessel... the material seemed to be a little "stressed"... leaving the 500k vessel (plus some millions to bring the pieces into orbit) crippled in space... not a single module survived undamaged as the trusses whipped back and forth, ripping all those parts off my glorious ship... Joeald Kerman was thrown into a 200 km eccentric orbit in his orbital construction vessel unable to de-orbit on his own, so i had to send a rescue mission.

I thought about reverting the flight, but the design flaws seemed to be so massive, that i decided to let it float as it is – as a monument of my greatest fail... BUT! we will recover from the financial crisis, we shall redesign, relaunch and go for it again! To infin... äh yes, excuse me please.

Too bad, i wasnt fast enough hitting the screenshot key a bit faster... the explosion was awesome :D

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One of mine (no pics)

I had recently discovered ion propulsion, and had used it to put 2 satellites in orbit and fill a test contract for the ion engine. I then decided to send a probe with ion propulsion towards jool. However, just before the burn ended, the power ran out. Though the probe was in sunlight during this time, the ion engine continued to hog electricity, preventing any power from getting to the probe core so I could shut down the engine and recover. Sorry probe, You Will Not go to Jool Today.

Edit: I found another one. Sent a large ship to Duna with a sub-module to drop a rover on Ike. However, I forgot all the science modules on the rover, making it kind of useless for anything science-related.

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A couple days ago I was trying to get a KAS container back in its slot and I accidentally clicked Release on the slot.

The whole ship suddenly tore itself apart. Not one single piece was connected to another. No explosions, it just disassembled completely.

I was speechless, It took me a minute to cope with that.

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I was speechless, It took me a minute to cope with that.

KSP inspires a lot of moments like this for me...

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Killed 2 of my colonists in a Kerbin village due to a broken wheel on a rover :(

the rover spun out of control and rolled off a cliff :(

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For some reason I thought that 1300 dV is quite enough to get from Laythe surface to its orbit. I was wrong. But I realized it after I planned my mission for 5 days, patiently constructed a craft and landed it on Laythe. ONLY THEN I looked at dV map. Now Jeb lives there and waits for rescue to come.

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I sent a rocket, with 5 probes on it, to Eve. I thought that, while descending to Eve surface, I could release them one at a time so they could land on different biomes.

I eject them gracefully... But when I land the last one, I noticed that the four first probes disappeared!!! I thought that since they were all equipped with a Probodobodyne OKTO they would not disappear! I was wrong... Only the last one worked...

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I've just thoroughly confused the game. Maybe this should be a bug report, but the overlaid cockpits was quite funny.

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"Say, Bob, does it look like my head is static to you?"

"And weren't we in a Command Pod? Or was it a cockpit?

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Total meltdown of the Nuclear Reactor on the ZNS Abberidge. (Lots of kinks before those nuclear drives worked).

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Arrived at Tylo. Tried to unload the lander. Lander got stuck on a Mk2 Illuminator I had put on right next to the cargo bay. No way to get that thing out of the mothership. Mission failed.

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Arrived at Tylo. Tried to unload the lander. Lander got stuck on a Mk2 Illuminator I had put on right next to the cargo bay. No way to get that thing out of the mothership. Mission failed.

One of the many reasons I love KAS. You could just pick it up and move it :)

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Yesterday I got to duna with my rover+skycrane+science/mapping probe. Just as I was about the release the probe I noticed that I had forgotten to put a probe core on it. So the moment I release it it will become a very expensive debris..the price is about 100k from the 200k total.

KAS once saved the ass of Jeb. When I landed on Eve he suddenly could not get up the ladder. I managed to grab another ladder and extend the main one. On Kerbin the ladder was Ok. I guess the higher gravity..

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Accidentally put the separation boosters so they fired the fuel tanks towards the main rocket. Lucky enough they were part of the first stage and not somewhere near a distant planet

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Something glitched, and somehow struts on the payload attached to the launchpad. And stayed attached after the rocket launched. The nose did a complete 180 while the rest of the rocket, didn't, before hilarity ensued.

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In my .90 career save, I finally built a spacecraft to complete the "Explore Eve," contract. Got all the way to Eve orbit, undocked the lander, and wondered why in the world it had no fuel. I realized far too late that I had forgotten to disable the docking port crossfeed (again). I skimped on chutes but went for the landing anyway, using RCS after the chutes deployed. It wasn't enough. The ship disintegrated when it hit the water - I completed the contract but ended up with three Kerbals stuck in the ocean in a capsule with no power and debris floating all around them. I terminated the flight since I couldn't do anything else but leave them sitting there forever. Not my proudest Kerbal moment.

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L6u3lgib.jpgAttempted to land space shuttle. Hit the runway to hard. The shuttle blew up Edited by Bev7787

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I'm very, very new to KSP. I've just been playing in sandbox mode, and I can't even understand or figure out the orbital maneuvers screen, or the icons you can select and pull there, or what they do.

This one was just a crazy experiment with using four S3 KS-25x4 engine clusters on a single quad-coupler. It was just for fun, and I didn't expect it to go well. That's one reason why there wasn't much fuel onboard.

This was an actual legitimate attempt to make a usable spacecraft.

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Dont have any pictures of this but while working on my new how to video for Kerbal Space Program a LOT of bloopers were made... mostly my decoupled items knocking off ESSENTIAL pieces of my rockets.

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No pics, but earlier I did the old drop the rocket from the clamps blunder. The ship pretty much collapsed but the - round - command pod bounced and rolled a little way away.

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