Fuel Scooping for Beginners

One of the most useful modules in the game, a fuel scoop keeps you from running out of fuel.

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Jumping through populated systems with stations is one thing. Jumping through non-populated systems is something else—especially outside of populated space. A fuel scoop can be the difference between restarting your journey or continuing it.

This tutorial walks you through the basic task of ship in-flight refueling—it’s not very complicated, but many commanders have been lost after forgetting to top off after a jump.