Vertical Launch Complex

5 07 2011

After a longer dev hiatus than expected, work has started again this week with the Vertical Launch Complex. AU will have 2 of these, both identical.

  • Main features:
    • Static VAB
    • Animated Service Structure and mlp.
    • Animated Grapple arms/tower
    • Can accommodate rockets up to 120m in height.
    • All functions controlled through the MFD
    • Beacon arrays to accompany animations
  • Possible Secondary features:
    • Save and restore of Service Structure and mlp positions and states
    • UMMU compatible passenger transfers- can egree/ingress to/from passenger lounge to vessels
    • MFD controlled rocket attachment control for roll-out
Here are some early shots of a VLC in it’s various configurations.