KSP #2 – The Unmanned Program

In this post I’ll share with you, hypothetical readers, the progress of our Unmanned Program.
str-2-19With the new Stayputnik probe core, we are now able to completely control vessels remotely, this of course, implicitly means some advantages. First off, the safety of not exposing our crew to the dangers of space travel, the probes will be able to explore further without the need  of resources kerbonauts need, also to test out transfer trajectories, collect science data and scan remote planets.
There are some difficulties too, to send commands and remotely control probes will need a connection with the KSC, either directly or relayed by other antennas. This means all sort of complications could arise in practice, everything has to be carefully planned ahead of time with plenty margin for error.

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