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This article is a list of '''tutorials''' that will guide you through the finer points of the Kerbal Space Program.
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This article is a list of '''tutorials''' that will guide you through the finer points of the Kerbal Space Program. Be aware that some tutorials may be outdated.
  
 
''Please note that these articles are user-created, and each user is responsible for their tutorial.''
 
''Please note that these articles are user-created, and each user is responsible for their tutorial.''
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* For first-time players, try [[Tutorial: Walkthrough for Ye Compleat Beginner]].
 
* For first-time players, try [[Tutorial: Walkthrough for Ye Compleat Beginner]].
 
* A less detailed "cheat sheet" type reference is available as [[Basic Maneuvers]].
 
* A less detailed "cheat sheet" type reference is available as [[Basic Maneuvers]].
* For a logical series of missions that build up your knowledge, check out [[Campaigns]].
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* For a history-based series of missions that build up your knowledge, check out [[Campaigns]].
 
* A list of the game's default [[key bindings]] is also available.
 
* A list of the game's default [[key bindings]] is also available.
  
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* [[Tutorial:Whats with all the math?|What's with all the math?]] A non-rigorous explanation of the math in KSP
 
* [[Tutorial:Whats with all the math?|What's with all the math?]] A non-rigorous explanation of the math in KSP
 
* [[Tutorial: Recovering Rocket Stages|Recovering Rocket Stages]] Recovering those usually-expended stages for more funds!
 
* [[Tutorial: Recovering Rocket Stages|Recovering Rocket Stages]] Recovering those usually-expended stages for more funds!
 
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* [[How to make real rockets with making history]]
 
== Orbiting and Docking ==
 
== Orbiting and Docking ==
 
=== Orbiting Fundamentals ===
 
=== Orbiting Fundamentals ===
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* [[Tutorial:Basic Docking|Basic Docking]] by PD
 
* [[Tutorial:Basic Docking|Basic Docking]] by PD
 
* [[Tutorial: Orbital Docking with the Kergena Target Vehicle|Orbital Docking with the Kergena Target Vehicle]]
 
* [[Tutorial: Orbital Docking with the Kergena Target Vehicle|Orbital Docking with the Kergena Target Vehicle]]
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== Rover Design ==
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* [[Basic Rover Design]] by Alto
  
 
== Plane and Spaceplane Design ==
 
== Plane and Spaceplane Design ==
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* [[Tutorial: Fighter Plane Design|Fighter Plane Design]] by ZXZX10000 & StelarCF  
 
* [[Tutorial: Fighter Plane Design|Fighter Plane Design]] by ZXZX10000 & StelarCF  
 
* [[Tutorial: Spaceplane basics|Spaceplane basics]] by Heatseeker
 
* [[Tutorial: Spaceplane basics|Spaceplane basics]] by Heatseeker
* [http://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/threads/52080-Basic-Aircraft-Design-Explained-Simply-With-Pictures Basic Aircraft Design - Explained Simply, With Pictures]  by keptin (partially obsolete as of 1.0; ignore comments about drag)
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* [https://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?/topic/47818-basic-aircraft-design-explained-simply-with-pictures Basic Aircraft Design - Explained Simply, With Pictures]  by keptin (partially obsolete as of 1.0; ignore comments about drag)
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== KSC Enhancements ==
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* [[KSC Beacons]] by Alto
  
 
==Real life missions==
 
==Real life missions==
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* [[Tutorial: Sputnik 1|Sputnik 1]] - first satellite in orbit
 
* [[Tutorial: Sputnik 1|Sputnik 1]] - first satellite in orbit
 
* [[Tutorial: Vostok 1|Vostok 1]] - first human spaceflight
 
* [[Tutorial: Vostok 1|Vostok 1]] - first human spaceflight
* [[Tutorial: Gemini 6A and 7|Gemini 6A & 7]] First orbital docking
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* [[Tutorial: Gemini 6A and 7|Gemini 6A & 7]] First orbital rendezvous
 
* [[Tutorial: Luna 9|Luna 9]] - First soft landing of a probe on the moon
 
* [[Tutorial: Luna 9|Luna 9]] - First soft landing of a probe on the moon
 
* [[Tutorial: Apollo 11|Apollo 11]] - First human moon landing
 
* [[Tutorial: Apollo 11|Apollo 11]] - First human moon landing
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* [[Tutorial:Start a career game|Maximizing the First Mission]] by [[User:Brendan|Brendan]]
 
* [[Tutorial:Start a career game|Maximizing the First Mission]] by [[User:Brendan|Brendan]]
 
* [[Money Farming|Money Farming]] by [[User:bshagopian|bshagopian]]
 
* [[Money Farming|Money Farming]] by [[User:bshagopian|bshagopian]]
 
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeKZ71h6AqY Getting Started - The First Two Missions]
  
 
==Science mode==
 
==Science mode==
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==Planets and Moons==
 
==Planets and Moons==
 
=== General ===
 
=== General ===
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* [[Traveling Around the Kerbol System]] by [[User:nicnacnic|nicnacnic]] (Not Complete)
 
* [[Tutorial:Hopping around celestial bodies|Hopping around celestial bodies]]
 
* [[Tutorial:Hopping around celestial bodies|Hopping around celestial bodies]]
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=== Mun ===
 
=== Mun ===
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* [[Tutorial:Mun For Dummies|Mun For Dummies: Travelling to the Mun and Back]] by [[User:nicnacnic|nicnacnic]] (For Version 1.0 to 1.2)
 
* [[Tutorial:Mun Landing|Traveling to The Mun]] by [[User:craigmt1|craigmt1]]
 
* [[Tutorial:Mun Landing|Traveling to The Mun]] by [[User:craigmt1|craigmt1]]
 
* [[Tutorial:Free Return Trajectory|Free Return Trajectory]] to the [[Mun]] by [[User:PD|PD]] (Credit to [http://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?action=profile;u=10640 Rascal Nag (Forum Profile)] for [http://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?topic=6058.0 original forum tutorial])
 
* [[Tutorial:Free Return Trajectory|Free Return Trajectory]] to the [[Mun]] by [[User:PD|PD]] (Credit to [http://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?action=profile;u=10640 Rascal Nag (Forum Profile)] for [http://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?topic=6058.0 original forum tutorial])
* [[Tutorial:Mun Orbital Station]] by [[User:JimbobIsEpic|JimbobIsEpic]]
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* [[Tutorial:Mun Orbital Station]] by [[User:JimbobIsEpic|JimbobIsEpic]] with a major edit by [[User: DiamondT|DiamondT]]
 
*[[Tutorial:Building a Lunar base|Building a lunar base]] by [[User:Mnethercutt|Mnethercutt]]
 
*[[Tutorial:Building a Lunar base|Building a lunar base]] by [[User:Mnethercutt|Mnethercutt]]
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*[[Tutorial:Mun Super Easy|Mun Landing Without All That Math]]
  
 
=== Minmus ===
 
=== Minmus ===
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* [[Tutorial:How to get to Duna|Traveling to Duna and Back]] by [[User:craigmt1|craigmt1]]
 
* [[Tutorial:How to get to Duna|Traveling to Duna and Back]] by [[User:craigmt1|craigmt1]]
 
=== Jool ===
 
=== Jool ===
* [[Tutorial:How to get to Jool]]
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* [[Tutorial:How to get to Jool]] by [[User:nicnacnic|nicnacnic]] (For Version 1.0 to 1.2)
  
 
=== Laythe ===
 
=== Laythe ===
 
* [[Tutorial:LF Laythe|"Let's Fly!" Tutorial: Traveling to Laythe]] by [[User:greenjinjo|greenjinjo]]
 
* [[Tutorial:LF Laythe|"Let's Fly!" Tutorial: Traveling to Laythe]] by [[User:greenjinjo|greenjinjo]]
 
* [[Tutorial:Spaceplane_to_Laythe|Take a Spaceplane to Laythe and Back]]
 
* [[Tutorial:Spaceplane_to_Laythe|Take a Spaceplane to Laythe and Back]]
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* [[Tutorial: Laythe Aerobraking]] by [[User:nicnacnic|nicnacnic]]
  
 
=== Eeloo ===
 
=== Eeloo ===
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* [[Tech tree]]
 
* [[Tech tree]]
 
* [[Tutorial:Installing Addons]]
 
* [[Tutorial:Installing Addons]]
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* [[Tutorial:Improved KSC]]
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* [[Tutorial:Ideal Orbits for Communication Satellites]]
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* [[Tutorial:Setting up a CommNet system]]
  
 
== Customization ==
 
== Customization ==
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* [[Configuration File Definitions]] - [[User:Joshuadery|Joshuadery]] covers what each of those marks means, from modules to resources and everything in between
 
* [[Configuration File Definitions]] - [[User:Joshuadery|Joshuadery]] covers what each of those marks means, from modules to resources and everything in between
 
* [[Community API Documentation]]
 
* [[Community API Documentation]]
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* [[Garbage Reduction]]
  
 
== Stubs ==
 
== Stubs ==

Latest revision as of 23:51, 9 November 2018

How hard can it be?

This article is a list of tutorials that will guide you through the finer points of the Kerbal Space Program. Be aware that some tutorials may be outdated.

Please note that these articles are user-created, and each user is responsible for their tutorial.


Rocket and Probe Design

Orbiting and Docking

Orbiting Fundamentals

Orbital Rendezvous

Docking

Rover Design

Plane and Spaceplane Design

KSC Enhancements

Real life missions

The high level of realism in Kerbal Space Program allows to recreate historical, current and future missions of human spaceflight. These missions start simple and become gradually more complex, so they are a great way to learn KSP. For a logical and progressive list of missions, goals, and milestones that may or may not have tutorials linked, check out the Campaigns article to get ideas in planning your own space program.

Career mode

Science mode

Planets and Moons

General


Mun

Minmus

Moho

Eve

Duna

Jool

Laythe

Eeloo

General Information

Customization

Add-on Development

Stubs

These tutorials aren't completely finished yet. You can help to complete them.

Rureglathon's Narrated Video Tutorials

For more tutorials and other videos, my YouTube channel is here.

Video tutorials

Feel free to check out the Kerbal Space Program Media Page for tutorials, channels, and other videos exploring what you can do in KSP.

Creating New Tutorials

To create your own tutorial, start with Tutorial:Template. When adding to the Category:Tutorials add the name of the tutorial (like in the template) to sort the pages without the prefix Tutorial:.

Note to tutorial writers: These are supposed to be tutorials. Think "Orbits for Dummies." If you're going to explain intricate details (including math!), consider marking your tutorial "Advanced".