Medium Shuttle

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Medium Shuttle Medium Shuttle
Medium Shuttle.png
Tier Extra Large
Group Vehicle
Type Shuttle
Crafted at Large Printer
Recipe 2x Ceramic
1x Aluminum Alloy
Unlock Cost 3,750 Bytes

The Medium Shuttle is a Vehicle in Astroneer, and is capable of escaping a planet's orbit and safely landing on it. It is used to travel rapidly across a world or to other Planets.

A Medium Shuttle has four Tier-2 Attachment Slots. One slot is needed for either a Solid-Fuel Thruster or a Hydrazine Thruster. One slot is intended for, but not restricted to, an Oxygenator. The other two slots are intended for Storage.


Output Input Module
Medium Shuttle Ceramic x2
Aluminum Alloy
Large Printer

Other Uses

  • Similar to other vehicles, Shuttles provide unlimited Oxygen to players tethered to them. If an Oxygenator is onboard, it will provide oxygen to connected Tethers.
  • Shuttles in orbit that are trying to land at a base that has another shuttle on a Landing Pad will not be able to land without another, non-used Landing Pad present.
  • Players can take and bring back more items if a Medium Storage is placed on the side slot instead of an Oxygenator, with a packaged Oxygenator and a Medium Platform A or C to leave the Oxygenator on the planet the player goes to.