It may be resting on solid ground, or floating in water, but it cannot be in motion or airborne. Once the craft has reached this state, moving the mouse over the altimeter will reveal a “Recover” button; clicking it will return to the Space Center and display what was recovered.
How do I restore Kerbals from orbit?
The most important thing to know is that you have to get your ship within ~2.5km in order for the stranded Kerbal to load. Once that’s happened, you can switch over to him using [ or ] . After that, it’s a simple matter of guiding the Kerbal to your rescue ship and returning to the surface successfully.
How do you use the jetpack in KSP?
Pressing R will activate a Kerbonaut’s RCS jetpack. If he is in midair, he will attempt to automatically reorient to face away from the camera on the axis perpendicular to the equatorial plane. W , S , A , and D will move him respectively forward, backward, left, and right relative to the direction he is looking.
Why is kerbin so small?
Kerbin was made before there timewarp was implemented, its smaller size allows 30 minute orbits compared to the 90 minute ones for an Earth-like planet. Most everything else was scaled from there.
What do engineers do Kerbal?
Engineer is a specialization assigned to Kerbonauts. Engineers can repair broken parts with repair kits and repack parachutes. They also greatly affect the efficiency of Resource Harvesters and Converters on the craft they are aboard.
How do you get unlimited fuel in KSP?
Press ALT+F12 to access the debug console, which you can use to enjoy unlimited fuel, unbreakable joints, and other helpful perks.
How do you control a pitch in KSP?
In a conventional airplane design, only the horizontal elevators in the tail will control pitch, so toggle off the roll and yaw in their right click menu. And the vertical rudder should control yaw, so switch off roll and pitch for that.