Open world space game from the 2000s on PC

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I've looked everywhere, but I can't seem to find this game. From what I remember it was from the mid 2000s, and you controlled a ship that could go from star system to star system and do missions for the different factions in the game. The closest resemblance I have found has been the game Freelancer. I never made it that far in it, since I was a kid when I played, but here are the main details I remember; you first start in a sort of long ship next to a space station that you could interact with to buy upgrades and take missions. Also space pirates and nebulae were in there too. Any help I can get in finding this game would be greatly appreciated!

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Not sure, but maybe Starlancer?

https://www.mobygames.com/game/windows/starlancer

Also another game from 2000 is 'Tachyon: The Fringe'

https://www.mobygames.com/game/windows/ ... the-fringe

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No its neither of those. It was entirely in 3rd person and there was no game play where you were a person, it was entirely spaceship game play.

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It wasn't something in the Homeworld series by any chance?
That is more a fleet tactical game, though the base station itself is long, and I think it could be moved in the latter releases.
https://www.mobygames.com/game-group/homeworld-series

There is also the Star Control series; I think the first ship in SC3 was a long thing, and you moved around to other planets & could upgrade the ship.
https://www.mobygames.com/game-group/st ... rol-series

Looking through the possible list of space game & trading, I will make a last guess at X3:Reunion
https://www.mobygames.com/game/x-reunion

Otherwise, here is a list of such games:
https://www.mobygames.com/game-group/ge ... and-combat

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Is it Escape Velocity?

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