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Satellite

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Satellite.png
Satellite

Recipe

Time icon.png
5
+
Accumulator.png
100
+
Low density structure.png
100
+
Processing unit.png
100
+
Radar.png
5
+
Rocket fuel.png
50
+
Solar panel.png
100
Satellite.png
1

Total raw

Time icon.png
7.4k
+
Battery.png
500
+
Copper plate.png
4.8k
+
Iron plate.png
1.8k
+
Plastic bar.png
500
+
Processing unit.png
100
+
Solid fuel.png
500
+
Steel plate.png
700

Recipe

Time icon.png
5
+
Accumulator.png
100
+
Low density structure.png
100
+
Processing unit.png
100
+
Radar.png
5
+
Rocket fuel.png
50
+
Solar panel.png
100
Satellite.png
1

Total raw

Time icon.png
10.1k
+
Battery.png
500
+
Copper plate.png
10.1k
+
Iron plate.png
3.4k
+
Plastic bar.png
3k
+
Processing unit.png
100
+
Solid fuel.png
500
+
Steel plate.png
700

Stack size

1

Prototype type

item

Internal name

satellite

Required technologies

Space science pack (research).png

Produced by

Assembling machine 1.png
Assembling machine 2.png
Assembling machine 3.png
Player.png

The satellite is used in the creation of space science packs in the rocket silo. The crafted satellite must be placed into the rocket before launch, otherwise launching the rocket will not yield any science. Only one satellite is necessary per rocket launch.

See also

Rocket components