Kerbal Space Program [1.1] – Ep 5 – Flying In The Dark – Let’s Play

Conquering Kerbal Space Program EPISODE 5: In this episode, I’m building a plane more worthy of flight. and more capable of landing… and then flying it in the dark of night like a dummy.

The ultimate goal of my Conquering Kerbal Space Program series is to put a fully 100% self-sufficient base (closed-loop) on the surface of every planet in the stock solar system (orbital station on gas giant). We’re running with TAC Life Support and RemoteTech as well, to spice up the difficulty here.

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Kerbal Space Program isn’t your typical game, and as we’re going to find out together, it’s a real challenge, and it doesn’t hold your hand or tell you really how to do anything… and that’s what I LOVE about this!

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The first 15 or so videos of this series are actually already recorded! I just have to edit them in between my other work, but at least I can likely get them updated regularly here. If you like this series, be sure to give me a thumbs up letting me know! – We’ll likely start out slow to get you familiar with the basics of the game (I go through things assuming none of you have played it, and assuming none of you know anything about space or aerodynamics).

I hope you enjoy this series as much as I do. This will be a heavily modded play-through with the new KSP 1.1.x version, in 64-bit mode! Woot!

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  1. That was painful stuff. Please do not get a job building aircraft.
    Turn plane over to put wheels on it. Spread them further apart to make landing and ground stability easier. Turn off steering on the rear wheels.
    Nacelles are for making engines not for use in the main body of the craft as the fuselage.
    set the roll, pitch, and yaw on your control surfaces before you leave the hanger.
    Turn on SAS before you start the engines and especially at night fly the instruments and not the camera view.
    you lost your situational awareness and got lost. You forgot the route you were flying and if you had come off your last waypoint you were already flying to the KSC but panic set in.
    Nice landing all things considered.


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