Kerbal Reusability Expansion CKAN

License: MIT

Game Version: 1.7.1

Downloads: 189,111

Author: EmbersArc

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Tired of throwing away your rocket every time you launch? Look no further! This collection of parts will help you build reusable rockets, SpaceX-style.

Includes:

  • Falcon 9 Landing Legs in three different sizes. Firespitter required for black variant.
  • New Glenn Landing Legs in two different sizes.
  • New Shepard Landing Legs in two different sizes.
  • ITS Landing Legs In two different sizes.
  • Grid Fins for control and additional drag on descent.
  • Deployable Wings to fly back stages.
  • SuperDraco Engines to land your capsules and provide in-flight abort capability
  • Fuel Tank with ladder extension
  • Heat Shield with integrated fairing, decoupler and deployable landing gear
  • Docking Port compatible with stock docking ports

Recommended mods:

Compatible with:

  • TweakScale
  • RealPlume
  • Ferram Aerospace Research

For more information and bug reports check out the forum thread.

Version 2.8.4 for Kerbal Space Program 1.7.1

Released on 2018-07-06

  • Fix Falcon Leg suspension for 1.4.4

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Version 2.8.3 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4.3

Released on 2018-06-05

  • Adjust new Falcon legs to match old ones in size and attachment behavior
  • Improved deployment sound
  • Added black variant for cold gas thrusters
  • Increase impact tolerance of Falcon legs in attempt to keep them from exploding

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Version 2.8.2 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4.3

Released on 2018-05-23

  • Actually hide old New Glenn legs

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Version 2.8.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4.3

Released on 2018-05-22

  • Include old New Glenn legs and make new ones TweakScale compatible

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Version 2.8 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4.3

Released on 2018-05-22

  • Improved New Glenn and Falcon landing legs
  • Various texture improvements

The old models are still there but hidden. They will be removed in some future version.

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Version 2.7 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4.3

Released on 2018-05-04

  • Revamped New Shepard and ITS Concept landing gear
    The old models are still available in the editor in the advanced mode

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Version 2.6.2 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4.2

Released on 2018-03-27

  • Fixed RCS effects
  • Adjusted Dragon tank and heatshield to fit new crew pod
  • Drastically reduced drag of grid fins is a KSP bug (fixed in 1.4.2)

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Version 2.6.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.4.1

Released on 2018-03-10

  • Falcon Leg texture can now be changed without additional mods (FS texture switch support has been removed)
  • Reduced control authority of Aluminium Grid Fins
  • Fixed Falcon Leg collision mesh

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Version 2.6 for Kerbal Space Program 1.3.1

Released on 2018-02-03

  • Add new titanium grid fins
  • Lower temperature tolerance of aluminium grid fins
  • Reduce control authority of all grid fins

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Version 2.5.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.3.1

Released on 2017-06-22

Fully compatible with 1.2.2

  • Updated Cold Gas Thruster model and texture
  • Small improvements to Falcon Legs texture
  • Renamed "Deploy Fins" to "Extend Fins" in Grid Fin options

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Version 2.5 for Kerbal Space Program 1.3.0

Released on 2017-06-03

Fully compatible with 1.2.2

  • Revamped Falcon 9 legs
  • Improvements to Dragon Trunk texture and model
  • Adjustments to Firespitter patch

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Version 2.4 for Kerbal Space Program 1.3.0

Released on 2017-03-13

  • Added Deployable Wings: An alternative method to recover stages
  • Made SuperDraco exhaust not look bad
  • Improvements to DeployableAeroSurfaces plugin
  • Adjusted grid fin aero parameters
  • Fixed ITS leg rotation in editor icon
  • Removed stray Trunk Fin mesh from Grid Fins folder

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Version 2.3.2 for Kerbal Space Program 1.2.2

Released on 2017-02-16

  • Fixed TweakScale Module Manager Patch
  • Reformatted textures (memory demand reduced by 40%)
  • Tweakscale support: Each part scaleable in a limited range when Tweakscale is installed
  • Added crossfeed toggle to heatshield decoupler

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Version 2.3 for Kerbal Space Program 1.2.2

Released on 2016-11-23

  • Added legs based on the New Shepard rocket in two sizes
  • Fixed texture of SuperDracoRCS part

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Version 2.2 for Kerbal Space Program 1.2.1

Released on 2016-11-17

  • Added new thruster based on F9 cold gas thrusters
  • Scaled down some textures that had unnecessarily high resolution
  • Fixed a patch that was interfering with control surfaces
  • Slight texture changes

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Version 2.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.2.1

Released on 2016-10-31

  • Added landing legs based on the SpaceX ITS concept (large and very large variants)
  • Adjusted textures of New Glenn and Falcon Legs
  • Updated heat shield config and model
  • Added a bit of drag to grid fins in stowed position and to SuperDracos

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Version 2.0.4 for Kerbal Space Program 1.2

Released on 2016-10-16

  • Fixed offset behavior of Falcon legs
  • Increased strength of Falcon legs to allow for heavier lander designs

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Version 2.0.3 for Kerbal Space Program 1.2

Released on 2016-10-12

Note that this will move the position of the landing legs on existing craft from 1.1.3
Black variant of landing legs hidden. Use FirespitterCore to change leg color.

2.0.3
- Adjusted mass, cost, etc.
- Added sound to landing legs
- Added WIP version of ITS landing legs (check .zip folder)

2.0.2
- Added default action groups to grid fins and heat shield landing legs

2.0.1
- Adjusted leg deployment distance and strength

2.0
- Added landing legs based on the New Glenn rocket
- Animation and suspension of Falcon legs fixed
- Firespitter compatibility for switching to black texture on Falcon legs
(black part model hidden, will be removed in next version)
- Grid fin animation bug is fixed in KSP 1.2
- Other small improvements

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Version 1.99 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.3

Released on 2016-09-29

1.99 is a 1.1.3 compatible release of version 2.0.2 for 1.2

  • Added landing legs based on the New Glenn rocket
  • Animation and suspension of Falcon legs fixed
  • Other small improvements

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Version 1.7 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.3

Released on 2016-09-01

  • Added docking port
  • Increased SuperDraco vacuum Isp
  • Improved fuel tank, heat shield and grid fin texture
  • Fixed trunk node to avoid clipping

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Version 1.6 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.3

Released on 2016-07-27

  • Added trunk and small fins.
  • Changed heat shield shroud texture to match trunk
  • Overhaul of landing leg texture
  • Made grid fins more fragile
  • Added WIP folder for early testing of parts that may or may not be added in the future

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Version 1.5 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.3

Released on 2016-07-17

Version change to 1.5 because CKAN

  • Added SuperDraco variant with RCS thrusters
  • Improved Fuel Tank mesh and made collider hollow
  • Heat shield now acts as decoupler (lower node)
  • Fixed black edges on Grid Fins texture
  • Slight change to Landing Leg texture

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Version 1.0.1 for Kerbal Space Program 1.1.3

Released on 2016-07-14

Added:

  • SuperDraco Engines
  • Fuel Tank
  • Heat Shield with landing gear

Many small improvements

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