One Kerbal Player Launched The Silliest Car In History Into Space

One Kerbal Player Launched The Silliest Car in History Into Space

Unmanned, of course. Because putting living beings inside a Reliant Robin, even if it's upgraded for space travel, is just irresponsible.

In case you're not familiar with the Reliant Robin, here's a video from British motoring series Top Gear to get you started:

Now, the fascinating thing about the Kerbal Space Program recreation of the car is that not only did it make it through the launch unscathed, but it also managed to enter an orbit around Planet Kerbin.

One Kerbal Player Launched The Silliest Car in History Into Space

Guess it was meant for space travel all along. Explains the terrible handling, I guess?

One Kerbal Player Launched The Silliest Car in History Into Space

Z1-M4N, the redditor responsible for the build, is currently working on improving the model to make it re-usable, so it can land and take off again. Sounds like quite the task!

The Space Reliant [Imgur, via Reddit]


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    Wouldn't it have been more apt to you know... put a clip from the Top Gear episode where they turned a Robin into a replacement space shuttle? That is after all where the player got the idea from.

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