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landers and rovers with solar panels, make the vehicle "self destroy"
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Description

in 0.8.0262, the solar panels in lander and rovers are upside down making the photovoltaic panels to glithout on landing gears and wheels

Details

Legacy ID
1989502474
Severity
Major
Resolution
Fixed
Reproducibility
Always
Steps To Reproduce

spawn or launch any rover or lander with solar pannels

Additional Information

the bug does not occurs on the small rover, and i don't tested on large rovers

Event Timeline

jvmm18 edited Steps To Reproduce. (Show Details)Jan 13 2014, 5:17 PM
jvmm18 edited Additional Information. (Show Details)
jvmm18 set Category to category:bugs.
jvmm18 set Reproducibility to Always.
jvmm18 set Severity to Major.
jvmm18 set Resolution to Fixed.
jvmm18 set Legacy ID to 1989502474.May 9 2016, 9:55 AM
Bohemia added a subscriber: jvmm18.Jan 13 2014, 5:17 PM

Hello jvmm18! Thanks for your feedback! We're going to fix this asap.

Akane added a subscriber: Akane.May 9 2016, 9:55 AM
Akane added a comment.Feb 3 2014, 8:11 AM

Also, to note, the panels on the zero-g probe also spawn with the angles backwards, even if they don't spaz off the little thing right away. I don't know if this is the right place to ask this, but will we get any larger zero-g probes in the future?

Thales added a comment.Feb 3 2014, 9:33 AM

Hi Akane. Yes, issue with solar arrays is with every vehicle which is using them. Currently we're not working on large zero-g probe but we want to add more crafts for zero-g space. At the moment I can't say for sure when and if we actually make it.

Hyphon added a subscriber: Hyphon.May 9 2016, 9:55 AM
Hyphon added a comment.Feb 4 2014, 6:40 PM

How about a simple tube or half-tube for the deep space asteroid mission?

Attach some solarpanels on it's surface, let the roboarm operate from the top or bottom.

That design looks bulky in a way, but the design has some advantages to be stronger than the original Zero-G probe and you can save some details in the model because most parts would be inside the tube.

Thales, this bug will be fixed in the next version?

Hi! Yes, this bug will be fixed in new update but it will only work on new vehicles. Old vehicles already spawned with wrong solar arrays cannot be fixed, sorry about that.

Fixed in new update.

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