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The '''Dessert''' launch site is a new site added in version 1.2 the [[Making History]] expansion, and arguably the 5th spaceport on Kerbin. It is situated at a modestly southern (-latitude) plain, to provide additional variety and challenge for missions. The [[Dessert Airfield]] is directly adjacent.
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The '''Dessert Launch Site''' is a new site added in version 1.2 of the [[Making History]] expansion, and arguably the 5th spaceport on Kerbin. It is situated at a modestly southern (-6 degrees latitude) plain, to provide additional variety and challenge for missions. The [[Dessert Airfield]] is directly adjacent.
  
 
=== Buildings ===
 
=== Buildings ===
The site is substantially better equipped than [[Woomerang]], containing both a [[launch pad]], and an airfield with a roughly 1.75 km long runway. Support buildings (eg: hangers, fuel tanks) are nearby. The pad and airfield count as additional [[biomes]], separate from all previous ones. A relay station seems to be on the pad if one launches from there, but the [[kerbnet]] connection from the runway goes to Baikerbanur, some 248 km away.
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The site is substantially better equipped than [[Woomerang]], containing both a [[launch pad]], and an airfield with a roughly 1.75 km long runway. Support buildings (eg: hangers, mini fuel tanks, water towers) are nearby. The pad and airfield count as additional [[biomes]], separate from all previous ones. A relay station seems to be on the pad if one launches from there, but the [[KerbNet]] connection from the runway goes to Baikerbanur, some 248 km away.
  
=== Launching from Desert ===
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=== Launching from Dessert ===
You can only launch from Desert if you enable <code>Allow other Launchsites</code> in the [[Game Difficulty|Difficulty Settings]]. When enabled you can launch a rocket from the VAB via the dropdown menu under the '''Launch''' button. When you hover over it, a menu appears with available launch sites. Select the arrow next to '''Dessert Launch Site''' to launch from there.
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You can only launch from Dessert if you enable <code>Allow other Launchsites</code> in the [[Game Difficulty|Difficulty Settings]]. When enabled you can launch a rocket from the VAB via the dropdown menu under the '''Launch''' button. When you hover over it, a menu appears with available launch sites. Select the arrow next to '''Dessert Launch Site''' to launch from there.
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=== Trivia ===
 
=== Trivia ===
Dessert is likely a pun on the similarity of the word with desert, and a reference to those delicious snacks that kerbals sometimes crave.
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Dessert is likely a pun on the similarity of the word with desert, and a reference to those delicious snacks that Kerbals sometimes crave.
  
 
== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
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DessertLocation.png | The location of Dessert in Map View.
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== References ==
 
== References ==

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Dessert Launch Site
Dessert Launch Site
Location TinyKerbin.png Kerbin
KerbinBiomeMap.png Deserts
Coordinates
Map
6° 33′ 37″ S
143° 57′ 0″ W
Altitude 824 m
Since version 1.4.3

The Dessert Launch Site is a new site added in version 1.2 of the Making History expansion, and arguably the 5th spaceport on Kerbin. It is situated at a modestly southern (-6 degrees latitude) plain, to provide additional variety and challenge for missions. The Dessert Airfield is directly adjacent.

Buildings

The site is substantially better equipped than Woomerang, containing both a launch pad, and an airfield with a roughly 1.75 km long runway. Support buildings (eg: hangers, mini fuel tanks, water towers) are nearby. The pad and airfield count as additional biomes, separate from all previous ones. A relay station seems to be on the pad if one launches from there, but the KerbNet connection from the runway goes to Baikerbanur, some 248 km away.

Launching from Dessert

You can only launch from Dessert if you enable Allow other Launchsites in the Difficulty Settings. When enabled you can launch a rocket from the VAB via the dropdown menu under the Launch button. When you hover over it, a menu appears with available launch sites. Select the arrow next to Dessert Launch Site to launch from there.

Dropdown launch button
Launch button
How to select a launch site

Trivia

Dessert is likely a pun on the similarity of the word with desert, and a reference to those delicious snacks that Kerbals sometimes crave.

Gallery

References