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Kerbal Space Program Alternatives

Kerbal Space Program is described as 'Create and manage your own space program, build and fly spacecraft, and try to conquer space' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are seven alternatives to Kerbal Space Program for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Steam, Mac and Playstation. The best alternative is Orbiter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Kerbal Space Program are Universe Sandbox, Elite: Dangerous, Bridge Constructor Portal and Pioneer.

Kerbal Space Program alternatives are mainly Puzzle Games but may also be Sandbox Games or Simulation Gamess. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Kerbal Space Program.
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Create and manage your own space program, build and fly spacecraft, and try to conquer space.

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    Orbiter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    10 alternatives to Orbiter 

    Orbiter is a realistic 3D real-time space flight simulator program.

    Fed up with space games that insult your intelligence and violate every law of physics? Orbiter is a simulator that gives you an idea what space flight really feels like - today and in the not so distant future.

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    Most users think Orbiter is a great alternative to Kerbal Space Program.
    guiltypixel

    In no way is orbiter a KSP clone... it's a realistic simulator in continuous development for 21 years and counting. Orbiter is a flight simulator, not a game. When KSP just doesn't satisfy you anymore and you can calculate Hohmann transfers in your head, try this.

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    looks like it i think it's a clone

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    Universe Sandbox

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam
    13 alternatives to Universe Sandbox 

    Universe Sandbox is an interactive space simulator for Windows based PCs.

    Unlike most astronomy software that just shows you what the sky looks like or where the planets are, Universe Sandbox is a powerful gravity simulator. You can add another star to our solar system and watch.

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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.
    Guest

    Universe Sandbox 1 & 2 have nothing to do with launching rockets or trying to have rocket science like KSP.

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    Elite: Dangerous (Series)

    • Windows
    • OSVR
    • HTC Vive
    • Steam
    • Oculus Rift
    22 alternatives to Elite: Dangerous 

    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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    1.  Single playerElite: Dangerous has one or more single player game modes.
    2.  MultiplayerElite: Dangerous offers a game mode for more than one player.
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      dimlakgorkehgz

      Space fighter, sci-fi, not educational.

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      Bridge Constructor Portal

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
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      • Steam
      • Playstation
      • Nintendo Switch
      • Xbox
      7 alternatives to Bridge Constructor Portal 

      Enter the Aperture Science Enrichment Center and experience Bridge Constructor Portal – the unique merging of the classic Portal and Bridge Constructor games.

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      Zormein

      ABSOLOUTLY NOTHING TO DO WITH KSP

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      Pioneer

      • Windows
      • Linux
      14 alternatives to Pioneer 

      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. You can land on planets, slingshot past gas giants, and burn yourself to a crisp flying...

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      Some users think Pioneer is a great alternative to Kerbal Space Program, some don't.
      Guest

      Pioneer is not a game of simulation or building. It's more like Elite II, or Oolite.

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      Shores of Hazeron

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      15 alternatives to Shores of Hazeron 

      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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      1.  MultiplayerShores of Hazeron offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    • Pioneer Scout Plus

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      6 alternatives to Pioneer Scout Plus 

      Pioneer Scout Plus download. Pioneer Scout Plus 2015-06-01 18:01:33 free download. Pioneer Scout Plus A game of missions, trade and space combat

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