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issueid=947 04-29-2012 03:02 PM
shoemaker without legs
VESSEL::GetTotalPropellantFlowrate returns nonsense
At least above a certain altitude

This seems like an API bug. when I call VESSEL::GetTotalPropellantFlowrate on my vessel with currently three thrusters at 10 kN each with 2000 m/s Ve, I get back pretty random values.

The returned values usually are in the 1e-10 range or even smaller, ergo utterly impossible. It seems like the problem would go away as soon as the vessel falls below an altitude of some 628-ish kilometers, although it still seems to fluctuate impressively.

Problem persists even with "complex flightmodel" deactivated (as I first thought it might have something to do with pressure. Still think it could, but not certain at all).
Issue Details
Project ORBITER: 2010-P1
Status Unconfirmed
Priority 5 - Medium
Affected Version 100830 (2010-P1)
Fixed Version (none)
Users able to reproduce bug 0
Users unable to reproduce bug 0
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