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Old 09-19-2018, 02:52 AM   #61
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Hey francisdrake and everybody. Great work on the addon! It works very well and I enjoy using it. The launch animations are fantastic.


- The scenario with the falcon9 crashes at startup with the d3d9 client. I have the log file if you want it but it doesn't specify any particular issue.

- The ISS scenario works great though in d3d9 but the edwards one doesn't
(I don't have the Atlas V addon so I couldn't test that scenario).

- Chute animation after reentry is fair just the top chutes aren't properly being jettisoned after the 2nd chutes are deployed. Not a biggie though.

- The VC is buggy once the Service Module is jettisoned for reentry.

- w/o the d3d9 client everything works great.


- It would be cool if the addon had an autopilot reentry mode for the capsule similar to the Cargo Dragon addon by Brianj.

- Making a damage model and textures for this addon would be pretty cool.

- I really hope Boeing comes out with official physical parameters for the CST-100 so the physics can be more realistic but so far i'm impressed with the addon just is.

Again great job on the addon!
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Old 09-19-2018, 05:58 PM   #62
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Thanks for the feedback! And for the nice words!

The Falcon9 scenario requires BrianJ's addon installed:
Falcon9 for Orbiter2016

The Atlas V is included in the package. You just have to install Mulitstage2015 first:
Multistage2015 - for Orbiter 2016

Next weekend I will release a maintenance update with cleaned meshes (more stable in D3D9 then) and a reset cockpit position in capsule-only mode.

The reentry autopilot is amazing! I am afraid this is beyond my programming skills. Still, I will have a look how this works, but don't expect too much on short hand.

On physical parameters: All are educated guesses, aside from the total mass (13 ton) and a few figures published on the RCS thrusters. If there is a nerdy interest, I can publish the spreadsheet with my assumptions.
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Old 09-20-2018, 02:49 PM   #63
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reach out to brianj to help with the deorbit and landing and he's great with the re-entry damage as well

---------- Post added 09-20-18 at 02:49 PM ---------- Previous post was 09-19-18 at 09:35 PM ----------

hate to change the subject but when I use your MAV its upside down on Mars any thoughts ?
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