View Single Post
Old December 12 2012, 11:13 PM   #46
Asbo Zaprudder
Rear Admiral
 
Asbo Zaprudder's Avatar
 
Location: On the beach
Re: Kerbal Space Program

Anyone know if the developers plan to implement a multibody gravity simulation? From what I can tell, they currently use 2-body solutions and bounded domains of gravitation influence for calculating spacecraft trajectories - so there are no gravitational slingshots and no Lagrange points in the Kerbol system. One might have thought that they could have implemented a restricted 3-body or a perturbation-based algorithm.
Asbo Zaprudder is offline   Reply With Quote