Kerbal Space Program 0.21 Released

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ASAS and SAS are equally
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So my SAS won't spontaneously make my ship spin in one direction anymore?
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You forgot to mention SAS doesn't run on magic anymore. It uses electricity now and you don't need a module for your ship to stay steady, winglets and RCS ports are all you need.
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I love it when your astronauts have that shit eating grin even when about to smash into the ground.
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Sa-Weet!....if Eve added a vid of your pilot in his pod during combat it would make it oh so much sweeter....esp during ganks..."hum de do do.....what the?!"
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As always, looking forward to blasting some kerbals.
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You would see your avatar with there eyes rolled back into there head drooling on themselves.
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So are SAS modules actually worth it now or is an ASAS all you need?
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Yea they are worth it, just bring batteries.

It's that time of the every-few-months again: Kerbal Space Program has released its latest iteration, 0.21.

This update is focused mainly on optimization, improvement and graphical upgrades, with a few key gameplay features thrown in. The first worthy mention is the new Astronaut Complex facility, allowing the player to selectively recruit astronauts, a feature that will be especially important in the future "Career" mode. Along the same lines, a new Crew Management system gives us the option to pick and choose which astronauts will crew our planes and rockets. One last, and to my mind, most crucial new gameplay upgrade: the SAS/ASAS system has been entirely upgraded to be more responsive and less "twitchy," and to allow for smooth control of vehicles while activated. It's a game-changer.

Also improved are the Vehicle Assembly Building and Spaceplane Hangar (a screenshot of the new VAB leads this article, and more can be seen in Scott Manley's preview video). The level of detail is impressive and has been upgraded across the whole Kerbal launch complex. In fact, the entire planet of Kerbin - along with the Mun, Eve, Duna, and Moho - have been upgraded to provide more varied and interesting terrain.

Finally, Squad has released an excellent video with this release, this time "highlighting" the new astronaut selection system. 

After being prominently (and repeatedly) showcased in the recent Steam Summer Sale, we expect that this will be the first Kerbal Space Program update for many new players, including some of our readership. Enjoy!

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