Open Source Universe Sandbox Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Universe Sandbox is Celestia, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Universe Sandbox and seven of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Universe Sandbox are Cosmonium (Free, Open Source), Pioneer (Free, Open Source), Orbiter (Free, Open Source) and Cosmographia (Paid, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

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      Celestia is an application for real-time 3D visualization of space, with a detailed model of the solar system, over 100,000 stars, more than 10,000 galaxies, and an extension mechanism for adding more objects.
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      Celestia vs Universe Sandbox opinions
      Some users think Celestia is a great alternative to Universe Sandbox, some don't.
      it just shows the universe but can not minipulate it
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      you cannot use as a sandbox and you cannot do your own simulations
      Negative comment 30 days ago

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      You cannot do anything with Celestia like you can with Universe Sandbox.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      Cosmonium is a 3D astronomy and space exploration program. With Cosmonium you can navigate in our solar system and discover all the planets and their moons.
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    1. 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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    2. Orbiter is a realistic 3D real-time space flight simulator program.
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    3. This is an app that will let you explore the Solar System!.
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    4. Gravity and space simulator that allows you to learn about the gravitational force and explore and learn about space. Change the value of the gravitational constant, increase the mass of Jupiter to see how doing so would affect the solar system and much, much more!
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      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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      Pioneer Scout Plus vs Universe Sandbox opinions
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      Can't launch plutos at sun
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

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