There are several different camera views available in KSP, offering different perspectives from a virtual external camera pointed at the craft, kerbonaut, or other item being controlled. Pressing the V key will cycle through the available camera views at any time.
How do you get something into orbit?
All satellites today get into orbit by riding on a rocket. Many used to hitch a ride in the cargo bay of the space shuttle. Several countries and businesses have rocket launch capabilities, and satellites as large as several tons make it into orbit regularly and safely.
How do I recover a vessel in KSP?
Hold down the right mouse button, and move the mouse until you see the spacecraft in the distance (see Figure 1-15). Click it, and click Recover Vessel.
What is the fastest way to switch ships in KSP?
You can set alarms for maneuver nodes, Pe/Ap, AN/DN, transfer windows, and more. The alarms get attached to a particular vessel, and when they expire it will kill time warp and give you the opportunity to switch to that ship.
How do I throttle up in KSP?
Keys. LAUNCH: Throttle: left SHIFT = throttle up, left CONTROL= throttle down, “x”= throttle off. SPACEBAR activates (next) stage.
How much DV does it take to orbit kerbin?
Reaching a stable orbit around Kerbin is one of the first milestones the player achieves in the game. Achieving such an orbit with a fuel-optimal ascent requires a delta-V of roughly 4500 m/s, the second largest of all celestial bodies with a solid surface after Eve.
How do you get out of orbit without fuel?
Go on an EVA, activate the jetpack, and fly against the prograde-facing side of the capsule. When you are nearly out of EVA fuel (right-click on the astronaut to check how much you have left), get back into the capsule and leave it again to refill. You can do this as often as you want.
What does activating navigation do in KSP?
Activate Navigation to a Launchsite will target the chosen location and add a navigation mark in the NavBall. Players will be able to activate this feature from the Map View at any time.
How do I turn on SAS in KSP?
Controls. The system can be toggled with (by default) the T key and temporarily switched by holding down the F key (for example, if SAS is on, holding F will turn it off, and releasing F will turn it back on). The current state of the SAS system is shown by a blue light on the navball.