List of mods
This incomplete list contains some major mods or addons for Kerbal Space Program.
These mods add new components for building vehicles.
|B9 Aerospace Pack||A collection of parts for building large spaceplanes.||Forum|
|KW Rocketry||A parts collection for rockets, many inspired by real-life designs.|| Download|
|Kerbal Planetary Base Systems||Parts which can be used to help build remote outposts on other bodies.||Forum|
|Kerbal Attachment System||A set of parts for linking together spacecraft or moving parts around on them during missions.||Forum|
|Infernal Robotics||Flexible joints and articulation which allow spacecraft to contain moving parts and change during missions.|| Download|
|Near Future Technologies||Actually 6 separate mods instead of a single mod, these mods add numerous high-tech features such as advanced electric engines, nuclear reactors, solar panels, large building pieces, and much more.||Forum|
|Universal Storage||Modular parts mod for building custom service modules. Fully compatible with DMagic Orbital Science, Kerbal Inventory System and many life support mods.|| Download|
These mods add more realism to the game, moving it closer to real-world space operations while often making it more difficult to play in some ways.
|RemoteTech||Adds realistic limits to deep-space communications.||Forum|
|Realism Overhaul||A group of mods that change KSP to make it more realistic.||Forum|
|Ferram Aerospace Research||Updates the aerodynamics model to one much more accurate to the real world.||Forum|
|Better Than Starting Manned||Rebalances the tech tree around starting out with probe cores only and having to earn the ability to launch manned missions, as well as many other changes.||Forum|
|TAC Life Support||Adds life-support requirements and resource limitations to manned missions.|| Download|
|Kerbal Operating System||kOS is a scriptable autopilot system. It allows you write small programs that automate specific tasks.|| Download|
|OAR||Adds atmospheres to those planets and moons which don't have atmospheres.|| Forum|
These mods add in features that make tasks easier.
|MechJeb 2||A set of automatic pilot systems which can precisely perform various maneuvers, as well as display more detailed information about a craft or orbit than the base game.|| Download|
|Kerbal Engineer Redux||Displays the TWR and delta-v of spacecraft under construction in the VAB.|| Download|
|Kerbal Alarm Clock||Allows the game to schedule alarms and notifications for future events (such as a ship's arrival at a new SOI).||Forum|
|Raster Prop Monitor||Displays multi-purpose interactive screens on various IVA sections of ships. Can work in partner ship with some mods by default.||Download|
|Docking Port Alignment Indicator||A small widget to show the alignment of two docking ports to each other.||Download|
Adds game features relating to gathering information about the environment and earning science.
|ScanSat||Allows satellites to create maps of the celestial bodies they are orbiting, including biomes and easter eggs.||Forum|
|Kethane Pack||Adds an advanced resource system comparable to stock, primarily for spacecraft to create their own fuel when landed on other celestial bodies.|| Forum|
|Station Science||Adds new types of orbital laboratories and experiments which can be done in orbit.|| Download|
|KSP Interstellar||Expands the tech tree to cover more exotic types of energy and propulsion.||Forum|
|DMagic Orbital Science||Adds several new science experiments.|| Download|
Adds to or modifies the celestial bodies in the game.
|Outer Planets||Adds four distant gas giants, based on our solar system, to the game with minimal modification to the stock system. Requires Kopernicus.||Forum|
|Toolbar||Adds a unified toolbar to the game. Many other mods integrate with this one to display common controls.||Forum|
|Crew Manifest||Allows kerbonauts to be transferred between different parts of a spacecraft without having to perform an EVA. This mod's features have been implemented into the stock game.||Forum|
|KSP Mod Admin||A manager which helps install, remove, and keep track of other mods.|| Download|
|Language Patches||6 patches are available, and allows you to translate the game.|| Forum|
|KSP Add-on Version Checker||A plugin that allows for compatible mods to be checked for their latest versions.||Forum|
|Cheats (For Cheaters!)|
|HyperEdit||Allows ships, asteroids and planets to be moved instantly to anywhere the system with no cost. It also allows to refill resources and destroy ships.||Forum|
The criteria to be added in this list are simple :
- It adds important features to Kerbal Space Program. New game play....
- It corrects some missing stuff in the main game.
- There is no major bug...
- It's fun !
It is then totally subjective. Feel free to add your favorites addons here.
Just remember to add a good description, telling why the addon is important for you, how it is integrated in the game.... and so on