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How to Examine the Satellite in Starfield

Starfield is a space role-playing game by the award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

You can create any character and go on a journey to answer humanity’s greatest mystery.

Customize your character’s appearance, decide their background, and select their traits.

Join Constellation, the last group of space explorers finding artifacts throughout the galaxy.

Explore more than one thousand planets, navigate cities, and traverse wild landcapes.

You can also pilot and command the ship of your dreams, personalize the look of it, and more.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to avoid detection and examine the Satellite in Starfield.

How to Examine the Satellite in Starfield

To examine the satellite in Starfield, you need to disable all ship systems expect for the engine to avoid being detected.

Then, approach the satellite beacon in 500 meters and activate it to complete the objective.

Here’s how to do this:

  1. Disable all ship systems except for one or two bars in your Engines.
  2. Approach the satellite beacon, press “E” then “R” (or “A” then X” on Xbox) to activate it.

After you’ve activated the satellite, you’ll learn that Moara is going to the Nova Galactic Staryard for emergency repairs.

You need to travel towards Luna to reach the Nova Galactic Staryard.

Further reading

How to Dock With Nova Galactic Staryard in Starfield

How to Power Up Grav Drive in Starfield

How to Do Grav Jump Pending in Starfield


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