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-======EVA======+======Extra Vehicular Activities (EVA)======
 **E**xtra **V**ehicular **A**ctivities (EVA) - commonly known as "​Spacewalks"​ - are activities in which the Astronauts operate outside the spacecraft in a specially designed Space Suit that protects them and supplies the necessary life support to enable them to perform various tasks in Space. **E**xtra **V**ehicular **A**ctivities (EVA) - commonly known as "​Spacewalks"​ - are activities in which the Astronauts operate outside the spacecraft in a specially designed Space Suit that protects them and supplies the necessary life support to enable them to perform various tasks in Space.
  
-In **Space Shuttle Mission 2007**, there are quite a few missions that require the player to perform various tasks in EVA in order to complete the mission.+In Space Shuttle Mission 2007, there are quite a few missions that require the player to perform various tasks in EVA in order to complete the mission.
  
 In the game when an Astronaut is outside the Shuttle you need to select him as the tracked object in the External view (by multiple F1 Key presses). The currently active object is shown in the MET clock window, in the upper right side of the main 3D view. After the EVA is selected a First Person View is available (F3 Key), allowing the gamer to see what a real Astronaut performing EVA would see. In the game when an Astronaut is outside the Shuttle you need to select him as the tracked object in the External view (by multiple F1 Key presses). The currently active object is shown in the MET clock window, in the upper right side of the main 3D view. After the EVA is selected a First Person View is available (F3 Key), allowing the gamer to see what a real Astronaut performing EVA would see.
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 =====Tethered EVAs===== =====Tethered EVAs=====
 ====Controls==== ====Controls====
-The Tethered EVA is very simple to learn and understand. It is very straigforward and it is controlled with the Numpad ​arrows ​or joystick. +The Tethered EVA is very simple to learn and understand. It is very straigforward and it is controlled with the Numpad or joystick.
- +
-|  {{:​eva-hud.jpg?​350|EVA HUD}}  | +
-^  Tethered EVA, First person view  ^+
  
 +[{{:​eva-hud.jpg?​550direct|Tethered EVA, First person view}}]
 ===Keyboard=== ===Keyboard===
-the controls used are the Numpad keys to move in all axis. +With version 2.40 EVA can move now in 6DoF. The controls used to move are all located ​on the Numpad:
- +
-on this type of EVA you can Translate up or Down, forward or Backwards and yaw left and right.+
  
 |  ^  Keys  | |  ^  Keys  |
-^  ​Forward/Aft  ​| ​ Numpad ​/ Numpad ​ | +^  ​Translate Fwd/Back|  Numpad - / Numpad +  | 
-^  Left/​Right ​ |  Numpad ​/ Numpad ​ | +^  Translate Up/​Down ​ ​| ​ Numpad ​PgUp / Numpad ​PgDn  | 
-^  Up/​Down ​ |  Numpad ​/ Numpad ​ ​| ​+^  ​Translate L/R  |  Numpad / / Numpad *  |  
 +^  Roll Left/​Right ​ |  Numpad ​L Arrow / Numpad ​R Arrow  | 
 +^  ​Pitch Up/​Down ​ |  Numpad ​Up Arrow / Numpad ​Dn Arrow  | 
 +^  Yaw L/R  |  Numpad Ins / Numpad Del  | 
  
-It's as simple as that. 
 <note important>​ **The "Num Lock" key should be turned on while in the game**</​note>​ <note important>​ **The "Num Lock" key should be turned on while in the game**</​note>​
  
 ===Joystick=== ===Joystick===
-Using the Stick is slightly less intuitive+Using the joystick ​is slightly less intuitive and sometimes the keyboard ​(or a combination of Numpad + joystick) ​would be preferable. 
-and sometimes the keyboard would be preferable.+|  ^  Axis  | 
 +^  Forward/​Aft ​ | Pitch Axis  | 
 +^  Left/​Right ​ | Roll Axis  | 
 +^  Up/​Down ​ | Yaw Axis (rudder) ​ | 
  
 =====Un-tethered EVAs===== =====Un-tethered EVAs=====
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 ===MMU=== ===MMU===
 +The [[wp>​Manned_Maneuvering_Unit|Manned Maneuvering Unit]] is designed to allow astronauts free unrestricted work outside of their spacecraft. The MMU allow control in all the axises and movment in all three.
  
 +In SSM2007 the MMU is used in [[STS-41C]] and [[STS-51A]].
 +
 +[{{:​mmu.jpg|MMU in orbit ([[STS-41C]])}}]
 ===SAFER=== ===SAFER===
 +[[wp>​Simplified_Aid_for_EVA_Rescue|Simplified Aid for EVA Rescue]] has been introduced as a safe guard for tethered space walks. It is much smaller and lighter then the MMU and has a limited amount of propellant.
 +
 +In SSM2007 the SAFER is used in [[STS-88]] and [[STS-98]].
  
 ====Controls==== ====Controls====
eva.txt · Last modified: 2008/12/26 17:56 by uri_ba