Auto Credit Based on GreenySpider's Phoenix Interplanetary Spaceship

MSAM or Martian Surface Access Module is the Reusable Mars lander built by Lockheed Aerospace commissioned by Dev Ayesa on Helios Aerospace in Houston, Texas. The MSAM was developed to Refuel on orbit Via Phoenix, or Refuel via Ground with limited supplies of Helium Fuel on the Helios Base, The MSAM had 4 Capacity for Astronauts, and on Phoenix, there were 2 MSAMs: MSAM-1 "Popeye" and MSAM-2 "Tardis"(unofficial).

MSAM-1 Tardis

Mars 1994

(Warning: Spoilers)

MSAM-1 nicknamed "Popeye" was Piloted by Mission Commander Edward Baldwin with MSAM Pilot Danny Stevens. Popeye started it's martian descend minute before Sojourner-MAPC 94, however, due to the intense mars storm, Popeye was suffering from Malfunctions, including the altimeter failure, The Commander had final seconds change of mind and decided to Abort just seconds before Impact, 2 Minutes later, Sojourner 1 landed on Valles Marineris after Popeye was in Orbit.

Popeye eventually landed after the storm Cleared out, before refueling and return back to Phoenix for Crew and Supply Delivery,

Months Later, MSAM-1 Popeye and MSAM-2 Tardis suffered major damages during the Valley Landslide on Helios base, MSAM-2 Tardis was buried deep and reported destroyed by the large Boulders, and MSAM-1 Popeye was Recovered and repaired to bring Astronauts and Cosmonauts back on Phoenix, But due to one Individual Astronaut who had critical condition had to be sent quickly although Popeye was still low on fuel.

MSAM-1 Popeye Eventually crashed 2 miles from Happy Valley Base after it's successful delivering of the Critical Astronaut into Phoenix.


This craft was a Updated version of the 1st Upload, but with Interiors as requested. although it's not completely fully interior and it's not quite elegant but it's closer. and also it's still tricky to control with it's RCS gone crazy for some reason.

You can modify or advance this craft.

Thank you and Enjoy.

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  • Total Delta V: 30.4km/s
  • Total Thrust: 1.6MN
  • Engines: 4
  • Wet Mass: 13,493kg
  • Dry Mass: 10,144kg


Stage Engines Delta V Thrust Burn Mass
1 4 30.4km/s 1.6MN 2.39hours 13,336kg


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    3,455 GreenySpider

    Yes, the craft is based on For All Mankind Season 3

    8 months ago
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    1,682 TomKerbal

    Is this about https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ForAllMankind%28TVseries%29 ?

    8 months ago
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    @GreenySpider funny, coz I was actually scratch-building a C-5 and convert it with a V-Tail. But I also been trying to modify your Pathfinder based from the blueprints prior to the V1.2 update. But I would really like to know more. If you got a discord, we can talk about it more. I've been itching to convert Seraku/LockSource's shuttle into a fully-fledged accurate replica of Pathfinder.

    8 months ago
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    3,455 GreenySpider


    Ooh Heck yeah! I watched that video too, i also modified the Pathfinder Shuttle with modified C-5 Galaxy. to be honest, because of that video, it gives me a boost of motivation on creating the MSAM. Huge props for yukon09, he had the best KSP content ever

    +1 8 months ago
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    What a comeback! @GreenySpider. Btw, I highly modified your Phoenix with my own kind design which I inspired it from this:

    Btw you got a discord? So I can show you more about it.

    8 months ago
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