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Gee Harliquin
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Would be most helpful.

14 Feb 2017 11:51

It would be most helpful if in SE I could select a destination, key in the required speed/velocity and then just hit go!
Is this something that could be incorporated  in soon?
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Would be most helpful.

16 Feb 2017 01:23

Do you mean a way to set up speed or flight duration for the 'go to' command?
The problem is that it does not has a 'speed', it accelerates exponentially at departure and then decelerates in the same way at arrival. The only parameters which can be controlled is a flight duration and 'exponent power' of that acceleration.
 
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Gee Harliquin
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Would be most helpful.

18 Feb 2017 03:52

SpaceEngineer wrote:
Do you mean a way to set up speed or flight duration for the 'go to' command?
The problem is that it does not has a 'speed', it accelerates exponentially at departure and then decelerates in the same way at arrival. The only parameters which can be controlled is a flight duration and 'exponent power' of that acceleration.

Yes with the "Go to" function, but also with normal flight mode as well (ala Spaceship and Aircraft modes). The videos that I am starting to put together (well more live streams) are flights between various points and destinations, however I am also using the general scale and size as well and require the ability to be able to set speed/duration of flight, for example a 30 minute flight from Earth to Jupiter or a flight from the Orion Nebula to the Eagle Nebula at a chosen speed of 1.5 ly/s.

Here is the latest stream that I have done by way of example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWqKZvefAP0
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