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Orbiter.sit (247.44 KB)
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For System 1 - 5 - System 6.x
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MD5: a22ad4614996041d0ea94561601fb9eb
For System 1 - 5 - System 6.x
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
This game works with: Mini vMac

With ORBITER you will:

  • Use your skill to command a successful shuttle launch
  • Travel in earth orbit and see the Earth, moon, stars and other orbiting objects
  • Take a space walk or perform assigned tasks in the MMU (Manned Maneuvering Unit)
  • Launch, rescue or repair satellites or the remarkable floating space laboratory (the LDEF)
  • Use the RMS ("Arm") to maneuver objects in the bay or to "lock on" to the space station
  • Conduct classified missions for the military
  • Affix modules to the orbiting space station
  • Perform deorbit maneuvers to prepare for re-entry
  • Use your aerodonetic (gliding) skills to land the shuttle on good old terra firma.

Random system failures may occur which will make it necessary to follow emergency procedures. It may be necessary to abort the launch, scrub the mission and return to earth earlier than scheduled, or perform an emergency landing at an alternate site. Your skill as the commander will determine your fate.

(v1.10, v1.2)

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SkyCapt's picture
by SkyCapt - 2018, March 20 - 9:57pm

u mean not answering the control radio? - oh, u mean the loopy path flown in the third screenshot here. Drunk, and urinating out the garbage chute.

Sad this was released same year shuttle orbiter Challenger exploded shortly after liftoff. Wonder if these authors started this before that. With all the lethal debris in orbit now, it's no wonder the fleet flies no more.

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by IIGS_User - 2018, March 20 - 9:12pm

The title screen, a drunken space shuttle commander? Wink