SPACE ENGINE

SpaceEngine (stylized as "Space Engine") is a 3D astronomy program and game engine developed by Russian astronomer and programmer Vladimir Romanyuk. Using real astronomical catalogs and procedural generation, it creates a three dimensional planetarium representing the entire universe. Users can travel through space in any direction or speed, and forwards or backwards in time. SpaceEngine is in beta status, and is currently freeware for Microsoft Windows. It uses pseudo-random numbers to procedurally create any kind of planetary system, nebula or galaxy.One of the main features of the program is its scientific accuracy. Cataloged objects are based on real data, while procedural objects are built around the cataloged universe using realistic generation algorithms. Properties of objects, such as temperature, mass,radius, etc., are presented to the user on the HUD and in an accessible information window. Users can observe objects from small spacecraft to galaxy clusters, similar to other simulators such as Celestia. SpaceEngine includes thousands of real objects, including stars from the Hipparcos catalog, galaxies from the NGC and IC catalogs, several well-known nebulae, and all known extrasolar planets and their suns.Official site of this program:

En.spaceengine.org

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Simcardo
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SouIstormfan Creator
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Space Engine released! Moddb.com

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SouIstormfan Creator
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New Space Engine trailer! Moddb.com

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Sakura Matou

Freaking Nvidia Drivers and the new shaders killed my Space Engine :(

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zzone
zzone

astronauts traveling to the moon

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SpaceEngineer Creator
SpaceEngineer

Hi people!

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Shadow_Micha
Shadow_Micha

Wow, adventuring through your macro universe inside your own game? That is mindblowing :O

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KnightofEquulei
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Looks pretty sweet.

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lents12
lents12

Huh. Space Engine didn't have any fan groups before this? O_o

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BioDestroyer
BioDestroyer

SpaceEngine looks awesome. I found out about it a while ago on YouTube. I was pretty pleased when a ModDB page was created for it, so I could track it. :) (Here it is, if you want to track it too: Moddb.com )

Unfortunately, like most games, I'll have to wait until I get a new computer to play it. :(

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