Jump to content

Rocket with 8 tiles of range


Recommended Posts

I have been trying to make a rocket with which i will be able to reach the 4th asteroid and back. I can't find the golded combination.

Seems like I will just need the petroleum engine because it can support 7 modules. Then I need a spacefarer module and a nocone, leaving 4 more modules available. Seems like I need all those 4 for petroleum tank(2) and oxydizers(2).

Thus, I don't have space for a rover's module for example.

How do you guys set this up for the 4th asteroid with the new rockets?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I used 2 CO2 rockets  that could travel 4 tiles, dropped down the trailblazers, deconstructed them, and built a landing pad.  Third rocket was a small petroleum engine, and small solid oxidiser tank filled with oxylite.  This third one had 6 tiles of range.  However before I built up the compartment to support 3 dupes, I set it up to bring petroleum inside and pump it into a liquid tank, then deconstructed it.  That way I had petroleum left on the floor.  I bought enough steel with me to build up a pump setup outside, and then refilled the tank on the 4th asteroid. 

I also had enough refined metal to build a 2nd rocket platform to land the 2 CO2 rockets on it, one after the other, once i'd deconstructed them for parts.  Managed to get 3 dupes safely back home with about 650kg of niobium, and no stranded rockets.

EDIT: Oh forgot to say I was pressurising the cabin area with oxylite, so when it landed they refilled the solid oxidiser tank with what I brought with me as well.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 hours ago, Gurgel said:

Use Oxylite and you should get 2 x petroleum and 1 x oxidizer. Not tested, but that is what I take the 200% efficiency of Oxylite from the patch-notes to mean.

Ah, and I did suspect that oxylite would be better than fertilizer, but I didn't know of the data. I will give it a shot thanks !

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Please be aware that the content of this thread may be outdated and no longer applicable.

×
×
  • Create New...