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As the title say. This is blog about my developement projects for Orbiter and some random ideas.
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Jarvis Space Center

Posted 01-28-2011 at 04:17 PM by Loru

Jarvis Space Center (under construction) is located on Jarvis Island, small patch of ground near the equator on the Pacific Ocean.

Spaceport consists of:

- Heavy Launch Vehicle complex
- Medium Launch Vehicle complex
- Vertical Assembly Facility (for HLVs)
- Horizontal Assembly Facility (for MLVs)
- 4 km long runway
- Docks
- Deep Space Telemetry Antenna
- Nuclear Powerplant
- LH2/LOX production plant
- 2 air traffic doppler radars
- XR-2 & XR-5 class hangars
- Living quarters for ground crew and astronauts
- Warehouses for storing equipment
- Probe Monument

Below there are few photos of the island

Cultists during evening prayer:


Powerplant


West side of the island



Island overview


Train station
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  1. Old Comment
    IronRain's Avatar
    Nice work! I really want to try it when it comes out
    Posted 01-28-2011 at 05:16 PM by IronRain IronRain is offline
  2. Old Comment
    Fabri91's Avatar
    Thank you for making this! I have a question: where is it located?
    Posted 01-28-2011 at 05:32 PM by Fabri91 Fabri91 is offline
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    orb's Avatar
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Fabri91 View Comment
    Thank you for making this! I have a question: where is it located?
    Posted 01-28-2011 at 06:02 PM by orb orb is offline
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    garyw's Avatar
    You took out a wildlife refuge for a space center?!
    Posted 01-28-2011 at 08:08 PM by garyw garyw is offline
  5. Old Comment
    Woo482's Avatar
    I think destroying the refuge is worth it the base is looking awesome Loru!
    Posted 01-28-2011 at 08:10 PM by Woo482 Woo482 is offline
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    garyw's Avatar
    Fair point. It does look good Loru!
    Posted 01-28-2011 at 08:20 PM by garyw garyw is offline
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    Tycho's Avatar
    Well, don't forget that there is a wildlife refuge at KSC as well!
    Posted 01-28-2011 at 08:33 PM by Tycho Tycho is offline
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    Grover's Avatar
    does this have anything to do with the Jarvis HLV developed by Fausto? bit of a coincidence...

    also, its almost exactly on the space shuttles deorbit/re-entry path... another coincidence...
    Posted 01-28-2011 at 09:01 PM by Grover Grover is offline
    Updated 01-28-2011 at 09:05 PM by Grover
  9. Old Comment
    Loru's Avatar
    It has nothing to do with Jarvis HLV. The island's name is Jarvis. That's the reason it's named Jarvis Space Center.

    Space Shuttles deorbit/re-entry path - also coincidence - the base's primary functions are GTO/GEO operations (that's why it's located on equator)
    Posted 01-28-2011 at 09:19 PM by Loru Loru is offline
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    Grover's Avatar
    well, i dont care, ill still launch a Jarvis from it, stick a satalite in it and knock it into GEO... then test an anti-satalite missile launch facuility intergrated into the centre... yea...
    Posted 01-28-2011 at 09:46 PM by Grover Grover is offline
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    Posted 01-30-2011 at 03:19 PM by Loru Loru is offline
 

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