RV-1X Variable Thruster Block

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RV-1X Variable Thruster Block
Part image
STEADLER Engineering Corps

Radial size Radial mounted
Cost (total) 30.00 Funds
Mass (total) 0.00500 t [N 1]
Drag  ? [N 1]
Max. Temp. 1500 K
Volume 20 l
Impact Tolerance 12 m/s
Research Flight control.png Advanced Flight Control
Unlock cost 600 Funds
Since version 1.11
Part configuration ?
Maximum thrust (1 atm) 0.04 kN
(vacuum) 0.10 kN
Isp (1 atm) 100 s
(vacuum) 240 s
Fuel consumption 0.01 Units of fuel/s

Thrust vectoring No
Thrust vectors 4 (sideways)

  1. 1.0 1.1 The mass and drag are from the part config, but the game handles it as physicsless.
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The RV-1X Variable Thruster Block is a part with RCS thrusters used for spaceship rotation and translation movement and is fueled by monopropellant. It is the smaller cousin of the RV-105 RCS Thruster Block.


The RV-1X Variable Thruster Block is an RCS engine, which consumes monopropellant and responds to RCS control inputs. It attaches radially to spacecraft.

The block has a rectangular attachment point with 2-5 'horn' nozzles protruding from its sides, which exert the control forces. The RV-1X is significantly smaller than the RV-105 RCS Thruster Block, with only 1/10th of the thruster power and monopropellant consumption of its larger companion. Five variants of the part are available: angled 4-horn, orthogonal 5-horn, orthogonal 4-horn, orthogonal 3-horn, and orthogonal 2-horn.

Product description

This small thruster block comes in a variety of variants that offer different RCS horn configurations to solve all your RCS needs.

Reaction Systems Ltd


  • Initial release