The Name of The Rover

Usually, when I build things in KSP, they are big. However with the latest version, ion drives are useful, at least for small craft and so I’ve been thinking about small probes, as you’ll have seen it my last post here, TinyProbe is Tiny. This time, I decided to build a rover. It’s small enough, 1x2m and 0.6t mass. The lander needs a lot of work to be small enough to be delivered with an ion drive ship, but that’s for later.

So without further ado, I present MicRover — short for Micro Rover, and ask that people might suggest better, more appropriate names. From the shape and look, I’d go for rodent themes, but BobCat already has a Rat so that one’s out… This is also a lot smaller and a bot so…

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Also, I tend to mod the config files so there is a MechJeb in the Octocore, so I don’t have a big side pod on the thing. Just so you know…

With all due apologies for the name to Umberto Eco.


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