Kerbal Space Program Alternatives

    Kerbal Space Program is described as 'multi-genre game where the players create their own space program' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are six alternatives to Kerbal Space Program for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Steam, Mac and Oculus Rift. The best alternative is Orbiter, which is free. Other great apps like Kerbal Space Program are Elite: Dangerous (Paid), Universe Sandbox (Paid), Pioneer (Free, Open Source) and Shores of Hazeron (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 2, 2021

    1. Orbiter is a realistic 3D real-time space flight simulator program.
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      Most users think Orbiter is a great alternative to Kerbal Space Program.
      looks like it i think it's a clone
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      • Windows
      • OSVR
      • HTC Vive
      • Steam
      • Oculus Rift
      Elite: Dangerous is a space adventure, trading, and combat simulator that is the fourth release in the Elite video game series. Piloting a spaceship, the player explores a realistic 1:1 scale open world galaxy based on the real Milky Way, with the gameplay being open-ended. Represent entire series of Elite: Dangerous games including Elite,Elite: Dangerous,.
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      dimlakgorkehgz Space fighter, sci-fi, not educational.
      Negative comment 5 months ago

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    2. Universe Sandbox is an interactive space simulator for Windows based PCs.
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      This alternative is disputed. Universe Sandbox is still a legitimate alternative to Kerbal Space Program, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Universe Sandbox 1 & 2 have nothing to do with launching rockets or trying to have rocket science like KSP.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    3. Pioneer is a space adventure game set in the Milky Way galaxy at the turn of the 31st century. The game is open-ended, and you are free to explore the millions of star systems in the game.
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      Some users think Pioneer is a great alternative to Kerbal Space Program, some don't.
      Pioneer is not a game of simulation or building. It's more like Elite II, or Oolite.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    4. Unscripted, living and thriving universe. First person action from the ground to the stars and beyond. You is always yourself, scavenging your first fruit from the tree or standing on the bridge of your flagship.
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      This alternative is disputed. Shores of Hazeron is still a legitimate alternative to Kerbal Space Program, but it might have issues that some users think are important.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A game of missions, trade and space combat in the 31st century using the Pioneer Space Sim engine with many additions and improvements.
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