So, here’s the new gantry crane on the runway for testing:
Looks a bit flat? Luckily, we have Infernal Robotics parts to extend it. This is just the “packed” format for transporting.
The outer stabilizer wheels are on hinges. While this didn’t really save much space, it allows them to be angled up or down to assist in moving across slopes. They can even be angled down at 90 degrees allowing it to raise off the wheels altogether and onto the struts for a semi-permanent installation.
The main crane platform itself is on telescopic rods.
I’ll figure out how to ship this to the Mun later 🙂