This mod is not known to work with the latest version of Kerbal Space Program. Proceed with caution.
Basic Orbit adds three information panels to the flight scene, one with Orbital information, another with Target information, and a third with Maneuver node information. Each panel has multiple readout modules that can be controlled through the settings window. The panel background transparency and UI scale can also be adjusted.
Each panel's readout modules are displayed only when the information is valid or may be useful, so they are constantly adjusted based on your current flight situation.
All of the available readout modules can be toggled. Under the standard settings the readout modules are displayed or hidden based on your current situation and the need for each readout. For instance, orbital parameters don't really mean anything when you are landed, and terrain height or radar altitude are not so important in orbit. The target panel modules are displayed dependent on the type of target, celestial body or vessel. So
This mod is also meant to serve as an example and tutorial (which is forthcoming) for using the Unity 4.6 UI. It is built entirely with that system and uses none of the old OnGUI.
Released on 2019-02-12
Released on 2018-09-11
Released on 2018-07-27
Update for KSP 1.4.5
Some minor performance improvements
Released on 2018-04-30
Released on 2017-12-15
Released on 2017-10-06
Fix UI errors for KSP 1.3.1
Released on 2017-08-14
Add a post-maneuver node relative inclination readout
Fix an error in radar altitude calculations when on EVA
Released on 2017-07-06
Borrow SirDiazo's Landing Height mod method for the radar altitude readout
Fix error in readout panel UI scaling
Properly indicate when a docking port is targeted
Change readout panel background to that used by the staging panels (only the grey portion)
Released on 2017-05-30
Released on 2017-05-29
Updated for KSP 1.3.0
New UI style
Several minor bug fixes and performance improvements
Released on 2016-12-10
Updated for KSP 1.2.2; should work in any 1.2.x
New readout modules for post maneuver node orbit parameters
Released on 2016-11-05
Released on 2016-11-03
Update for KSP 1.2.1
New readout modules
Toolbar window can be dragged
Fix inaccurate distance, terrain height, and radar altitude readouts
Released on 2016-10-20
Add maneuver node info panel
Target panel changes
Only one Panel Settings window can be opened at the same time
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