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(as of 1.0.5) Try accepting contracts that align with your goals. Often they provide a cash advance to help achieve the contract objective. I recently was able to fund the development of a multi-payload Duna Transfer Vehicle with the cash advance from several Duna/Ike contracts. I used existing satellites I used for mapping Kerbin/Mun/Minmus and my ...


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Press the Backspace key while in Map mode.


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It turns out there are some issues with tutorial saves across versions - deleting the folders in my saves\training folder for the tutorials caused them to show up in game again - I didn't even need to restart KSP for them to re-appear.


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Using a stayputnik or other drone module along with a kerbal command capsule means the rocket can be remotely piloted without a kerbal in the capsule at launch. This way, you can remove your pilot before launch, and the stranded kerbal can get into the empty command capsule to return home.


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if you have a substantial enough thrust to weight ratio with your air breathing engines alone, and i mean a REALLY substantial thrust to weight ratio, point strait up. a few moments after you engines start to lose thrusting power due to lack of oxygen, if your apoapsis isn't already above the atmo by a large enough margin that shutting your engines down ...


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The navball is disabled in map view by default and you cannot alter throttle while it is disabled. But don't forget that liquid fuel tanks and engines can be disabled manually using their context menus. Might come in handy for other situations.



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