is there any way for an empire to build a space port away from a colony? (You know, like pirates do)
Basically, I'm sometimes in need of a deep space station, far away from my colonies, to build, repair or refit ship being on deep space missions.
I know, a normal space station would do the job as well, but mining ships treat space stations differently than space ports, even if they have the very same set up.(To the first, they
deliver mined good for further distribution.)
I have had a tough time supplying my space stations with resources, so I started do design frigates, serving as mining ships but which still under my control.
The idea was to establish a space station, look what resources are required and sending out the frigate to collect them in the nearby Systems.
But so far, to get the resources out of the frigates one can either let the ship return to a space port automatically or retiring them at a space Station, which is obviously not really preferable.
(And I haven't been able to queue more than one Mission to the frigates... mostly as I can't remember how to do that).
Does anyone has any clue how to turn space stations into space ports without using the editor?