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PPD-12 Cupola Module

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PPD-12 Cupola Module
Part image
Command pod by
Jebediah Kerman's Junkyard and Spaceship Parts Co.
Radial size Small, Large
Cost (total) 3 200.00 Fund
(dry) 3 188.00 Fund
Mass (total) 1.80 t
(dry) 1.76 t
Drag 0.2
Max. Temp. 2000 K
Impact Tolerance 8 m/s
Research Command modules.png Command Modules
Unlock cost 10200 Fund
Since version 0.20
Part configuration cupola
Pitch torque 9.0 kN·m
Yaw torque 9.0 kN·m
Roll torque 9.0 kN·m
Electricity required for torque
0.100
s·kN·m
Crew capacity (maximum) Crew
(required) Crew
Monopropellant 10 units of fuel
Electric capacity 200.0 
SAS level × None

The PPD-12 Cupola Module is a Command Module housing one Kerbal crew member during its mission. It is inspired by the Cupola module of the International Space Station.

Usage

Inside panorama view on Kerbin
The Cupola Module's main purpose is to provide a good outside view from space stations or bases. It is heavier and larger than the other command pods and cockpits which have a crew capacity of one, while still being lighter than parts with higher crew capacities. It is also quite fragile, has higher drag than most other parts, and has a relatively high energy capacity.

Product description

The PPD-12 was developed to provide a high visibility control room for orbital stations, and a place for thoughtful Kerbals to contemplate the beauty of the cosmos.

Jebediah Kerman's Junkyard and Spaceship Parts Co.

Trivia

  • The PPD-12 is one of the few parts in Kerbal Space Program that is covered in multi-layer insulation.
  • There is a photo of two Kerbonauts on the right side of the cockpit.
  • A few sticky notes can be found as well:
Left the emergency slide rule in the bottom right cabinet.
B.K.
P.S. I ate all the snacks

On the roll indicator

Stop using bits of metal as fuses
YOU HAVE SPARES!

On the fuse box

Changes

0.25
  • Mass reduced to 1.76 (dry) or 1.8 (with monopropellant)
0.24
  • Cost increased from 2000 to 3200 (12 of which is monoprop cost)
0.23
  • Added 10 units of monopropellant storage, increasing total mass from 4.5 to 4.54
0.20
  • Initial Release