Research Item are a Tier-2 object of a variation. there are many variation of it, ranging from shapes, color, and where you can find it. It is used in Research to unlock several new schematics.
All crashed pods resemble fabricated objects in Astroneer. They are white and/or blue with a darker finish on the lining of the container.
Mineral Cubes are commonly found on cavernous area or on top of a rocky pillars and formation
Common Organic Research Item[edit | edit source]
Commonly found on tall terran trees and underground floras, exotic plants might still have a small chance to spawn one of these instead.
Hostile Organic Research Item[edit | edit source]
Commonly found buried under a hostile flora such as Pumpkin, and Exploder.
Exotic Organic Research Item[edit | edit source]
Commonly found on an exotic plants, also has a small chance to be found partially buried on the underground layer.
Unimplemented Research Items[edit | edit source]
These are Research Items that's no longer collectible on the most recent version