Cargo bay

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An opened Mk2 Cargo Bay CRG-04
The same cargo bay closed

A cargo bay is a part which can contain other equipment.

The main use is to store unwieldy or unstackable parts (such as a small probe) within a larger structure. It doesn't shield the parts from aerodynamic drag (0.25[outdated]), currently. The size of the cargo bay cannot be used completely - the docking devices needs some place, and the room of the cargo bays has no regular shape.

To open and close the doors, right-click the cargo bay, and push the Open/Close button. Action groups can also can be used for this purpose; by employing the Toggle Bay Doors command, the doors can be opened and closed by a single keystroke.

List of cargo bays

Image Part Radial size Cost
Max. Temp.
Mk2 Cargo Bay CRG-04.png
Mk2 Cargo Bay CRG-04 Mk2 320 0.25 2 500 50 50 1.25x1.875 m
Mk2 Cargo Bay CRG-08.png
Mk2 Cargo Bay CRG-08 Mk2 500 0.5 2 500 50 50 1.25x3.75 m
Mk3 Cargo Bay CRG-25.png
Mk3 Cargo Bay CRG-25 Mk3 750 1.5 2 700 50 50 2.50x2.50 m
(1⅓ x X200-16)
Mk3 Cargo Bay CRG-50.png
Mk3 Cargo Bay CRG-50 Mk3 1 500 3.0 2 700 50 50 2.50x5.00 m
(1⅓ x X200-32)
Mk3 Cargo Bay CRG-100.png
Mk3 Cargo Bay CRG-100 Mk3 3 000 6.0 2 700 50 50 2.50x10.00 m
(1⅓ x Jumbo-64)
Mk3 Cargo Ramp Mk3 3 000 4.0 2 700 50 50 2.50x2.00 m
Service Bay (1.25m) Small 500 0.1 2 900 14 50 1.25x0.50 m
(~ FL-T100)
Service Bay (2.5m) Large 500 0.3 2 900 14 50 2.50x1.10 m
( ~ X200-8)