- First take the spacesuits found in the first space station (locker).
- In the bar or casino, reduce wage to 9 or 8.
- Land only on friendly planets and focus on collecting minerals
- Try to save fuel
- Buy improved landing gear and a good pilot (to save money on repairs)
- Flying passengers from station to station is very lucrative
- Buy improved mining robots and use them on nearby friendly planets
- Get haggler skill to get better prices at shops