sgt_flyer Posted July 7, 2013 Share Posted July 7, 2013 @Sanity - they tell it in the calculator you need to aim a little higher than the calculation anyway, i have a new support vessel for my persistence file, a heavier cargo (think refueller ) version of my valkyrie.the civilian valkyrie refueller weight 161 tons, has 3000 d/v with a 0.21 TWR, and is around 160 parts - and it won't need to tap into the refuel tanks for that it can bring two orange tanks and 2 of the big RCS fuel tanks to destination (although it will use a bit of the RCS tanks for docking manoeuvers)- it was made to be able to refuel in one go the shipyard i presented sooner, if it was completely empty (the other ships has less fuel onboard than the shipyard anyway )it's propelled by 6 nuclear engines, placed around the middle orange tank, and there's a Jr docking port at the rear.and yup, it made it to orbit ontop of my new non asparagus super heavy launcher (although barely - the upper stage of the super heavy launcher almost had no fuel left for deorbit after that - the whole rocket had a little less than 4600 d/v to orbit with the 161t payload ) - although this kind of rocket can be a little unstable, even if not wobbly, some times something break at random Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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