Icon Hydrogen.png Hydrogen
Nugget Hydrogen.png
Tier Small
Group Resource
Type Atmospheric

Hydrogen is an atmospheric resource in Astroneer. It is an orange-yellow gas that is stored in a spherical canister. A yellow ring on top indicates how much gas is left in the canister.


Hydrogen can be found on the following planets using the Icon Atmospheric Condenser.png Atmospheric Condenser:

Icon Sylva.png Sylva : 75 ppu
Icon Calidor.png Calidor : 50 ppu
Icon Vesania.png Vesania : 100 ppu
Icon Novus.png Novus : 25 ppu


Hydrogen is used to craft the following items :

Module Output Input
Icon Chemistry Lab.png Chemistry Lab Icon Hydrazine.png Hydrazine Icon Ammonium.png Ammonium x2
Icon Hydrogen.png Hydrogen
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Hydrogen is used to activate the Gateway Engine on Icon Atrox.png Atrox. (hover to reveal)


  • When exploded by Dynamite, Hydrogen canisters will cause the resulting explosion to be slightly larger, and cause it to gain a bright blue hue.
  • When exploded by Dynamite in a Medium Gas Canister, the Hydrogen will also explode. However the explosion is smaller than placing the Hydrogen individually.
  • Hydrogen will explode and destroy a Smelting Furnace when placed in an available slot and the furnace is turned on.


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