For 2019's update, skip to this post.
This thread documents the development of a space capable ladder-force engine.
For a while it was known as Attempting to voyage through space- the Kerbal-ladder engine. An experiment/adventure.
It's time for another edition of attempting to go to space!
Where my bored rocket scientists try unconventional, yet maybe-possibly useful ways to put kerbals into space.
Kraken drives are all well and good, but today I tested a potentially u
It is now 2019, and I am here to reclaim my crown as designer of the lightest Eve ascent vehicle Ever.
Yep, that's right, this still works.
It's far more limited in the stuff you can lift, but it works. Reentry makes landing difficult now, but a ladder and some struts is still a very acceptable way to get yourself up there in the first place. In some ways, it's easier with parachutes built into kerbals, and smarter SAS for holding retrograde during powered landings. Plus, nodes persist