Shuttle-derived heavy lift vehicles for Kerbal Space Program.

License: ARR

Game Version: 1.8.1

Downloads: 21,135

Author: Benjee10

Mod Website: Forum Thread

Followers: 109

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Revival of my old Shuttle-Derived launch vehicle mod for KSP 1.4.1. The mod has been completely rebuilt from the ground up, with new models & textures. It will not replace older versions of the mod to avoid conflicts. 

Principally, the mod adds STS-style 5m fuel tanks, and 2.2m Solid Rocket Boosters. These can be used to built Space Shuttle (STS) stacks, or the Jupiter rockets from the DIRECT proposal that this mod takes its name from. In future, I plan to add other Shuttle-derived parts in order to built craft inspired by Ares I/V and SLS, as well as others. 

Version 0.10.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.8.1

Released on 2020-02-05

  • Fixed broken normals maps for 1.8+
  • Added normals to RL10, Orion LAS, Jupiter Upper Stage
  • Fixed SRB nosecone orientation (may break existing craft)
  • Fixed emissive on Orion capsule

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Version 0.10.0 for Kerbal Space Program 1.7.3

Released on 2019-07-03

Update for Shuttle Orbiter Construction KIt compatibility. See full changelog in the ReadMe.

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Version 0.9.9 for Kerbal Space Program 1.7.2

Released on 2019-06-16

0.9.9. MAJOR RELEASE. Warning: may break existing craft files. - Re-bundled craft files. - Fixed tags for multiple parts. - Fixed B9PartSwitch errors.

0.9.8. DEV RELEASE - Improved normal maps across all parts. - Added Space Shuttle External Tank Decoupler. - Added Space Shuttle SRB Decoupler. - Added PlumeParty plumes to SRBs. - Added nodes to SRBs to allow attachment to SRB decouplers. - Added node to Jumbo External Tank to attach to ET decoupler.

0.9.7b. DEV RELEASE - Bundled Benjee10_sharedAssets. - Moved KJ10 engine into sharedAssets. - Reduced SSME mass to 1.2t. - Added gimbal to KJ10 engine. - Rebalanced Shuttle/SLS tank masses & volumes. - Added whitelist for ReStock SSME. - Fixed most NREs with texture switching parts.

0.9.7a. DEV RELEASE - Overhauled RL10-B-2 engine model. - Bundled DeployableEngines. - Tweaks to balance & SRB thrust curves. - Tweaks to node placements on various parts.

0.9.6d. EXPERIMENTAL RELEASE - Replaced all engine/RCS plumes. - Bundled PlumeParty.

0.9.6c. EXPERIMENTAL RELEASE - Complete rebalance of all LH2/OX tanks, engines, & SRBs.

0.9.6b. EXPERIMENTAL RELEASE - Added SLS ICPS part. - Added Orion Fairing Base. - Added short 5m orange tank to lengthen SLS. - Added RL-10B (fixed nozzle) - Modified RL-10B-2 (expanded nozzle) model/texture.

0.9.6a. EXPERIMENTAL RELEASE - Added SLS 4x adapter.

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Version 0.9.6 for Kerbal Space Program 1.6.1

Released on 2019-01-05

  • Re-release for 1.6.0 compatibility.
  • Bundled updated version of B9PartSwitch.
  • Fixed some errors/typos in part descriptions/names.
  • Fixed UV-layout accidentally overlaid onto adapter texture.
  • Bundled craft files.

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Version 0.9.5 for Kerbal Space Program 1.5.1

Released on 2018-10-27

- Re-release for 1.5.1 compatibility.
- Removed duplicate geometry on 5-segment SRB which was creating Z-fighting.
- Removed fairing from Ares I upper stage engine plate's editor icon.
- Added 5m -> 3.125m adapter.
- Added 3.75m -> 3.125m adapter.
- Added SLS-style 5m -> 3.125m adapter.
- Bundled updated versions of B9PartSwitch and Community Resource Pack.

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Version 0.9.31 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4.2

Released on 2018-04-19

Hotfix for 0.9.3.

  • Fixed model for inline STS tank not appearing in game correctly.

  • Added placeholder IVA to Orion to allow crew portraits.

  • Fixed incorrect gimbal transform on KL-10-B-II Engine.

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Version 0.9.3 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4.2

Released on 2018-04-19

  • Added Orion capsule & Service Module parts.
  • Rebalanced all tanks & engines to use LqdHydrogen/Ox.
  • Migrated all mesh/texture switch functions to B9PartSwitch for 1.3.1. compatibility (and for more features in the future).
  • Rebalanced all parts to be in line with stock.
  • Tweaked SRB thrust curves.
  • Updated .CFGs so that all parts now have consistent manufacturers & feature tags and a description.
  • Bundled B9PartSwitch & Community Resource Pack.

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Version 0.9.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4.1

Released on 2018-03-19

  • Added KD75k "Monsoon" five-segment Solid Rocket Booster.

  • Added KD25K "Thunderstorm" two-segment Solid Rocket Booster.

  • Minor SRB texture improvements.

  • Minor Tank Endcap texture improvements.

  • Added Jupiter Upper Stage parts (fuel tank and engine mount).

  • Added new upper stage engine, KL10-B.

  • Rebalanced to be closer to stock values.

  • Added placeholder KS-25B "Rainstorm" engine (uses Stock SSME model) to account for increased mass of fuel tanks.

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Version 0.9.0 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4.1

Released on 2018-03-13

Initial beta release of Phase I.

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