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{{distinguish|Space Shuttle}}
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{{:{{PAGENAME}}/info}}
|name =Space Shuttle
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{{SpaceFlight}}
|type =
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|fdm =JSBSim
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[[File:Spacetripready.png]]
|status =Development
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|authors =Jon S. Berndt (FDM)
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NASA's Space '''shuttle''', officially called the '''Space Transportation System''' ('''STS'''), was the spacecraft used by the United States government for its human spaceflight missions until July, 2011.
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NASA's '''Space Shuttle''', officially called the '''Space Transportation System''' ('''STS'''), was the spacecraft used by the United States government for its human spaceflight missions until July, 2011.
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Space Shuttle Enterprise is on display at the [[National Air and Space Museum]].
 
Space Shuttle Enterprise is on display at the [[National Air and Space Museum]].
  
 
== Development status/Issues/Todo ==
 
== Development status/Issues/Todo ==
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'''Outside:'''
 
'''Outside:'''
* The 3D model is under development and in pre-alpha state.<br />See http://gitorious.org/space-shuttle
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* The 3D model is finished: Gears, Ailerion, Ruder with Speedbrake, Doors, Robotarm, Parachutes(!)
  
 
'''Cockpit:'''
 
'''Cockpit:'''
* 3d cockpit is not available
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* 3d cockpit is not available, it is in development now
  
 
'''General:'''
 
'''General:'''
* No HUD available
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* HUD available with a lot of information for a orbit flight and returning to any base airport
* Because the shuttle is a glider without engines after re-entry, the initial starting position should be somewhere at an altitude of over 80000 feet
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* Because the shuttle starting facility is not present now, we have to start up like a airplane and going to a pitch hold of 23 degree
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* In Orbit control with Orbit Control Engines for 10 directions
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* Orbit manouver with Orbit Manouver engines, pitchably for changing the orbit, turning nose to opposite direction for brake manouver
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* Ruder Control Engine for holding and changing heading in Orbit
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* Pilot and Main Parachute with original functionality
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* Launcher facility is now there, DEMO-Version (not working)
  
== Resources ==
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'''New Version:''' latest update:16march2015 (Launcher Demo)
* http://www.shuttlepresskit.com/scom/scom.pdf
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The new version of the shuttle has now 3 main engines, 2 booster rockets, 5 orbit control engines (with reversers, makes control of 10 directions), 2 orbit manouver engines (pitchably for real manouver in orbit), braking parachutes, smoke for all engines (carneval edition with coloured smoke), robotarm, doors, launching satelit and a man in the dock. All animations are in MP-modus, full orbit manouver system to hold a stable orbit at 150.000-300.000 ft, mach 30, HUD with extra information, 2 versions for MP-modus (Columbia and Atlantis), light system, help menue, all sounds, new JSBSim FDM. Development by HerbyW.
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[http://www.github.com/herbyw/shuttle http://www.github.com/herbyw/shuttle]
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== Variants ==
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* Enterprise
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* Challenger
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* Columbia  ** Available Now ¡
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* Discovery
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* Endeavour
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* Atlantis  ** Available Now ¡
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== Aircraft help ==
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=== Cheat sheet ===
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{| class="keytable"
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!Key
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!Function
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|-
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|{{Key press|Shift}} + {{Key press|B}}
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|Set or unset the parking brake.
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|-
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|{{Key press|Control}} + {{Key press|B}} or use {{Key press|s}}
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|Deploy the speedbrakes.
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|-
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|{{Key press|G}}
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|Raise the landing gear.
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|-
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|{{Key press|Shift}} + {{Key press|G}}
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|Lower the landing gear.
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|-
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|{{Key press|]}}
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|Lower flaps.
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|-
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|{{Key press|[}}
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|Raise flaps.
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|-
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|{{Key press|H}}
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|Hide or show the HUD.
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|-
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|{{Key press|F2}}
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|Deploy parachute.
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|-
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|{{Key press|F11}}
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|Open autopilot dialog.
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|-
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|{{Key press|:}}{{Key press|D}}{{Key press|f}}
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|Open Payload and Fuel dialog. Case sensitive.
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|}
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== Compatibility ==
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The shuttle is been developing and tested on several platforms, including GNU/Linux, Windows XP, Windows 7, and Mac OS X with FlightGear 3.2 3.4 and GIT.
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== Thanks to... ==
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* John Berndt and all the developers who have contributed to FlightGear
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=== Test pilots ===
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* Michat
 +
* Signal
 +
* You
 +
 
 +
=== Technical systems assistance ===
 +
* D-LEON
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 +
=== Custom Propulsion integration assistance ===
 +
* D-LEON
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== Gallery ==
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<gallery mode="packed" widths=200px>
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Kttslaunchpad.jpg |KTTS Launchpad with NASOM in vertical position.
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Space Shuttle Orbit Control Engines, Pitch and Yaw.png|Orbit control engines being used
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Space Shuttle Pilot Parachute.png|Pilot parachute deployed
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Space Shuttle Main Parachute.png|Main parachute deployed
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Space Shuttle Supersonic Boom Effect.png|Supersonic boom effect
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Fgorbital.png|Monitoring ''Challenger's'' orbital flight
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225stshuttle.png|Holding for departure on the back of the [[Antonov An-225]]
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</gallery>
  
 
== Related content ==
 
== Related content ==
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* [[FlightGear space program missions]]
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* [[Space Shuttle]]
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* [[Antonov_AN-225-Mrija|Antonov 225 Mrija]]
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* [[Antonov_AN-22A|Antonov 22A]]
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* [[Antonov_AN-12BK|Antonov 12BK]]
 
* [[Shuttle Landing Facility‎]]
 
* [[Shuttle Landing Facility‎]]
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* [[National Air and Space Museum]]
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[[Category:Community|Space Program]]
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== External links ==
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* http://www.shuttlepresskit.com/scom/scom.pdf
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* http://www.spaceshuttleguide.com/
  
[[Category:Aerospace]]
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[[Category:Spaceplanes]]
 
[[Category:Delta-wing aircraft]]
 
[[Category:Delta-wing aircraft]]
 
[[Category:Glider aircraft]]
 
[[Category:Glider aircraft]]
 
[[Category:Hypersonic aircraft]]
 
[[Category:Hypersonic aircraft]]
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[[Category:Rembrandt aircraft]]

Latest revision as of 06:32, 23 July 2016

WIP.png Work in progress
This article or section will be worked on in the upcoming hours or days.
See history for the latest developments.
Shuttle
HerbyW's hangar
Shuttle Atlantis
Shuttle Atlantis
Type Spaceplane
Configuration Delta-wing aircraft
Author(s)
  • HerbyW (FDM)
  • Firefly (3D)
  • Original Project Jon S. Berndt
FDM JSBSim
--aircraft= shuttle
shuttle-Atlantis

shuttle-Columbia

shuttle-Launcher
Status Alpha
 FDM Stars-2.png
 Systems Stars-1.png
 Cockpit Stars-0.png
 Model Stars-3.png
Supports Rembrandt
Development
 Website The website for the Shuttle developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Shuttle.
Download Download the aircraft package.
License GPLv2+
Spacetripready.png

NASA's Space shuttle, officially called the Space Transportation System (STS), was the spacecraft used by the United States government for its human spaceflight missions until July, 2011.

Space Shuttle Enterprise is on display at the National Air and Space Museum.

Development status/Issues/Todo

Outside:

  • The 3D model is finished: Gears, Ailerion, Ruder with Speedbrake, Doors, Robotarm, Parachutes(!)

Cockpit:

  • 3d cockpit is not available, it is in development now

General:

  • HUD available with a lot of information for a orbit flight and returning to any base airport
  • Because the shuttle starting facility is not present now, we have to start up like a airplane and going to a pitch hold of 23 degree
  • In Orbit control with Orbit Control Engines for 10 directions
  • Orbit manouver with Orbit Manouver engines, pitchably for changing the orbit, turning nose to opposite direction for brake manouver
  • Ruder Control Engine for holding and changing heading in Orbit
  • Pilot and Main Parachute with original functionality
  • Launcher facility is now there, DEMO-Version (not working)

New Version: latest update:16march2015 (Launcher Demo)

The new version of the shuttle has now 3 main engines, 2 booster rockets, 5 orbit control engines (with reversers, makes control of 10 directions), 2 orbit manouver engines (pitchably for real manouver in orbit), braking parachutes, smoke for all engines (carneval edition with coloured smoke), robotarm, doors, launching satelit and a man in the dock. All animations are in MP-modus, full orbit manouver system to hold a stable orbit at 150.000-300.000 ft, mach 30, HUD with extra information, 2 versions for MP-modus (Columbia and Atlantis), light system, help menue, all sounds, new JSBSim FDM. Development by HerbyW.

http://www.github.com/herbyw/shuttle

Variants

  • Enterprise
  • Challenger
  • Columbia ** Available Now ¡
  • Discovery
  • Endeavour
  • Atlantis ** Available Now ¡

Aircraft help

Cheat sheet

Key Function
Shift + B Set or unset the parking brake.
Control + B or use s Deploy the speedbrakes.
G Raise the landing gear.
Shift + G Lower the landing gear.
] Lower flaps.
[ Raise flaps.
H Hide or show the HUD.
F2 Deploy parachute.
F11 Open autopilot dialog.
:Df Open Payload and Fuel dialog. Case sensitive.

Compatibility

The shuttle is been developing and tested on several platforms, including GNU/Linux, Windows XP, Windows 7, and Mac OS X with FlightGear 3.2 3.4 and GIT.

Thanks to...

  • John Berndt and all the developers who have contributed to FlightGear

Test pilots

  • Michat
  • Signal
  • You

Technical systems assistance

  • D-LEON

Custom Propulsion integration assistance

  • D-LEON

Gallery

Related content

External links