Jump to content

Kerbal Launch #1 Pre-Flight


Recommended Posts

Team Name: Plarkton Industries

Available Funds: $30,000

Vehicle Name: Jupiter Mia

Vehicle Parts List and Cost: 

-       4 nose cones $240 each,

-       Mark I capsule $600

-       Parachute $422

-       Decoupler $400

-       4 Radial Decoupler $600 each

-       RCS Fuel Tank $600

-       4 RCS Thruster Blocks $620 each

-       2 Thumper Solid Fuel Boosters $850 each

-       3 Liquid Fuel Tanks $800 each, half off so $400 each

-       2 external fuel ducts $150 each

-       4 AV-T1 Winglets $500 each

-       Swivel Liquid Fuel Engine $1200

-       2 “Terrier” Liquid Fuel Engine $390 each

-       Heat Shield $300

Total: $15,342

Remaining Funds: $14,658

 

Design Goals: We are trying to get this rocket to orbit Kerbin. We are trying to create a rocket with a lot of stability to keep the Kerbals safe.

 

Launch Goal: We are hoping to launch a manned rocket all the way into orbit. We would be expecting to achieve launch to 10 km - $10,000, manned launch to 10 km - $20,000, manned launch to 50 km - $30,000, achieving stable orbit - $40,000, and achieving stable manned orbit - $50,000

 

Pilot Plan: Initially, we will be trying to gain altitude and velocity, and will eventually turn east. We hope to gain a parabolic arch path. At the top of the arch, we will accelerate to the horizon and this should put us into orbit.

Link to post
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.

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.

×
×
  • Create New...