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What is Duna in KSP?

What is Duna in KSP?

Duna is the fourth planet from Kerbol and the fourth-largest planet. It is the Mars analog for Kerbal Space Program. It has one tidally-locked and large natural satellite, the moon Ike. Duna is a terrestrial planet with a red-brown surface and polar ice caps similar to that of Kerbin.

How do I get to Duna in KSP?


  1. Step 1 – Build Your Rocket. An extremely barebones, lightweight interplanetary rocket.
  2. Step 2 – Planetary Alignment.
  3. Step 3 – Launch to Kerbin Orbit.
  4. Step 4 – Fly from Kerbin to Duna.
  5. Step 5 – Arriving at Duna.
  6. Step 6 – Land on Duna.
  7. Step 7 – Back to Orbit.
  8. Step 8 – Fly from Duna to Kerbin.

How do you land on Duna?

If you want to do a land-and-return vehicle, one handy way to practice is to do something like this:

  1. save your game.
  2. launch just the “lander / ascent” part of your duna ship to the launchpad.
  3. use the “Set Orbit” function on the debug cheat menu to put it directly into orbit of Duna.

How many bodies are in KSP?

It has Kerbol as the central body which is orbited by 5 planets and 2 dwarf planets. Only Kerbin and Laythe have an oxygen atmosphere and only Kerbin hosts life….Relation to the Solar System.

Kerbol system Solar system
Kerbin Earth
Duna Mars
Dres Ceres
Jool Jupiter

What is the easiest planet to get to?

On Venus, your equipment will likely melt or disintegrate before reaching the surface. So, to sum it up, Mars is the easiest planet that mankind will likely be able to fly on over to and walk upon. The Moon isn’t technically a planet, but it is the easiest and closest massive celestial body to the Earth.

How big is Duna from the Kerbal Space Program?

Info edit | edit source Density 32 897.696 kg/m 3 Surface Gravity 2.94 m/s 2 Escape Velocity 1 372.41 m/s Sidereal Rotation Period 65 517.859 s

What’s the difference between the atmosphere of Kerbin and Duna?

Atmosphere. Compared to the atmosphere of Kerbin, Duna’s atmosphere has 1/15 th the mass, 1/15 th the surface pressure, and 1/9 th the surface density. The datum level pressure on Duna is equivalent to that at an altitude of 14,975 m on Kerbin. The pressure at the top of Duna’s highest mountain peak is only 2.4 kPa.

Is the planet Duna in the same orbit as kerbol?

Duna is a terrestrial planet with a red-brown surface and polar ice caps similar to that of Kerbin. Duna’s orbit has nearly the same inclination as Kerbin around Kerbol, making the planet one of the easiest to encounter.

Are there parachutes to land on Duna Kerbal?

Although parachutes will deploy on Duna, the atmosphere is so thin that they are usually unable to slow a craft to a safe landing velocity and must be assisted with engines. Parachute performance can be particularly troubling when attempting to land in highland areas.