Aerodynamic Nose Cone

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Aerodynamic Nose Cone
Part image
Nose cone by
Goliath National Products
Cost (total) 240.00 Funds
Mass (total) 0.03000 t
Drag 0.1
Max. Temp. 2400 K
Volume  ?
Impact Tolerance 10 m/s
Research Stability.png Stability
Unlock cost 2 000 Funds
Since version 0.16
Part configuration aerodynamicNoseCone.cfg

The Aerodynamic Nose Cone is a cap that fits to the front of an aircraft or rocket to decrease drag.


This nosecone has a lower drag coefficient than most parts, potentially making rockets more stable. With KSP's new drag model, nosecones improve the drag of a rocket stack. For example, launching a lone RT-10 rocket booster with and without a nose cone results in a respective max altitude of 10500 m and 8100 m, demonstrating a significant improvement with the nose cone.

Product description

Aerodynamic, lightweight and mostly non-explosive. As a reminder to all personnel operating nearby, this part is really sharp and it'd probably hurt if you fell on it.

Goliath National Products


As of version 1.6 this nose cone has three textures that can be switched in the editor.

Gray variant
Dark variant
White variant
The different variants of the nose cone
Texture prior to 1.6


  • New model and texture
  • Added 3 variants
  • Improves stability of craft while in atmosphere
  • Mass reduced (0.3 -> 0.03), description expanded
  • Gained physical significance
  • Initial Release