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    That is an interesting point. Usually I play around with the scenario date, to allow for good lighting conditions in the target area...
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    francisdrake reacted to Pioneer's post in the thread Orbiter Screenshot Thread with Like Like.
    A Chapman Outer mission to flyby the Uranian system Launch Booster Seperation Fairing Seperation Probe Seperation Jupiter Flyby...
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    francisdrake replied to the thread Request Artemis landers.
    I have a small request for the next cfg-update: Can you please change the visibility mode of the dyneticstest2 mesh to 5? MESH_0_VIS =...
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    francisdrake reacted to gattispilot's post in the thread Request Artemis landers with Like Like.
    Here is a new Dynetics with moveable HGA. It is like the robotic arm. Separate cfg,mesh, scn. I had a hard time getting the hga to...
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    francisdrake replied to the thread Request Artemis landers.
    Scenario with the Alpaca on a FalconHeavy. This should work with the new attachment points in the cfg-file. Included Gargantua2024's...
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    francisdrake replied to the thread Request Artemis landers.
    Ok, first test results: In the Dyneticstest.cfg please change the attachment def's to ;<-------------------------ATTACHMENTS...
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    francisdrake replied to the thread Direct transfers.
    In The Expanse the ships run the Epstein drive at a constant acceleration of 1 g = 10 m/s². If my 'back of an envelope' calculations are...
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    francisdrake replied to the thread Request Artemis landers.
    Thanks for setting up the GoogleDrive workspace! A general remark: Some files are called Dynetics___ (with an 's'), some are called...
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    francisdrake reacted to gattispilot's post in the thread Request Artemis landers with Like Like.
    Lets try this: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1BsGd_CRA5UmClKbiRQk9GpopmibQ-nDY?usp=sharing On the legs and ladder. I don't...
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    francisdrake replied to the thread Request Artemis landers.
    Alpaca Vers. 3 on a FalconHeavy 1) Would it be possible to have the landing legs and stairs retracted by default? 2) There is now a...
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    francisdrake replied to the thread Direct transfers.
    The direct transfer in The Expanse, using the Epstein drive, is called brachistochrone transfer. There is some information on the...
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    francisdrake replied to the thread Request Artemis landers.
    Regarding online collaboration: I was thinking of nothing fancy. The simplest way could be a GoogleDrive public folder, where the recent...
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    francisdrake replied to the thread Request Artemis landers.
    barrygolden wrote < Just gave a try of the Falcon heavy /ALPACA launch but don't see the ALPACA on it. Am I missing something ? > The...
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    francisdrake replied to the thread Request Artemis landers.
    Ok, the arrays are there. :) It looks like they are constantly rotating. Is there a key to control them? To define the thrusters as...
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    francisdrake replied to the thread Request Artemis landers.
    It seems to miss the DYNETICSARRAY, the cfg and the mesh.
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