ASTRONEER Questions & Answers

Astroneer has a steep learning curve to it. There are plenty of guides on this site and on YouTube that will teach you a lot about gathering resources, setting up a base and travelling across the galaxy. Sometimes, you are going to get stuck and nothing seems to help.

If you have been unable to find any guides to help you with this game, check out some of the common questions people have had while playing this game. If you are unable to find an answer to your question,  feel free to submit one and someone might be able to help you out.




Astroneer is a space exploration game where players take control of an astronaut and must harvest the resources of the planet in order to expand and build up a settlement. Players can construct rockets which can be used to explore other planets in the solar system. Astroneer supports online multiplayer with up to 3 other players. A group of 4 astronauts can work together to explore the galaxy and uncover…


Does the gateway engine allow you to teleport to the chambers and engines on other planets when you activate them?

Can the broken wind turbines and platforms that are scattered around be repaired? Sometimes the debris have functional items on them so I am wondering can we cheaply repair the broken items?

When I insert the required resource into the gateway engine connector, it does not do anything. The engine does not activate

What does the RTG do in Astroneer? It costs a lot of bytes, is it worth spending them to research it?

How are you meant to get the large research rocks back to your base to go into the research chambers in Astroneer?

How are you meant to bring large debris back to your base? Platforms don't fit on top of the rover storage.

What do the big gateway chamber structures in astroneer do?

what is the max number of trailers that can be attached to the back of a large rover in astroneer?

My rocket has run out of fuel on another planet, how am I supposed to get back home?

I am having trouble with power generation. Can someone give me some tips on the best way to generate power for your base in Astroneer?