A research vessel that looks right and flies right...

Get yourself a mobile research facility, the Mandrill, and unravel the mysteries of the PE31 system. The outer space, PE31 system included, holds many secrets - if you unfold them you'll put yourself in a fortunate position. Mandrill is all about it, giving you the right tools to experiment with matter and energy, and to achieve unbelievable results. Research new and shiny surface coatings, develop cores more powerful than ever, identify new sources of energy, and many more with the Mandrill, your key to scientific advancement.


Height: 18 m
Radius: 4 m
Mass: 3 700 kg


Composite: TN-42F
Surface: 653 m2
Volume: 1 173 m3


Power: 101 000 Pa
Heat: 252 K
Energy: 1 840 A

Mandrill class

Deep space research facility vessel, allowing you to experiment with matter and energy, and to gain access to cutting-edge technologies as a result.

1x SV09 radar plate, 1x BA-5G beamer gun, 1x BX-102 gun mount, 1x i-35v thruster
1x SV09 radar plate, 1x SGx300 shield, 2x BA-5W beamer guns, 2x BX-102 gun mounts, 1x i-40v thruster

Get your ship together

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Apply 'Can do' attitude to any situation with the proper toolset you just happen to be flying.

Safe trader

Move tons of goods. Don't worry about pirates once your shields and armor are upgraded!

Genius scientist

Experiment with matter and energy, achieve the unbelievable... The sky was never the limit!

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Items in Astronation world

Five kinds of interchangeable items enhancing the capabilities of all classes of spaceships:

Dive Into Astro Mechanics

Your space reputation depends exclusively on the actions you choose to take, and what role you play in the events happening in the world. You'll find other pilots to cooperate with, but also space pirates that bring chaos and destruction.

Explore the virtual world and the PE31 star system. Farm resources, build asteroid mines, trade and defense systems, produce new items, ships, and more...

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