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Back to Vectera Main Missions

In-game Description

"Barrett" iconBarrett is back at the Lodge safe and sound. He’s offered to join me on my travels in the future.


"Back to Vectera" iconBack to Vectera is a main mission in Starfield that tasks you with locating "Barrett" iconBarrett after communication from "Vectera" iconVectera ceases.

Mission Objectives

  1. Return to "Vectera" iconVectera.
  2. Talk to Lin.
  3. Fix the Comms Computer.
  4. Listen to “Emergency Transmission 01.”
  5. Return to Lin.
  6. Travel to "Dalvik" iconDalvik.
  7. (Optional) Recruit Lin as Crew.
  8. Find "Barrett" iconBarrett and "Heller" iconHeller.
  9. Talk to Heller.
  10. Listen to “Emergency Transmission 02.”
  11. (Optional) Recruit Heller as Crew.
  12. Travel to "Bessel III" iconBessel III.
  13. Rescue Barrett.
  14. Return to the Lodge.
  15. Enter the Library.

Unlock Requirements

This mission is automatically obtained after completing "The Old Neighborhood" iconThe Old Neighborhood. It becomes available at "The Lodge" iconThe Lodge on "New Atlantis" iconNew Atlantis, located in the "Alpha Centauri System" iconAlpha Centauri System.

Mission Rewards (Upon Completion)

Upon completion, "Barrett" iconBarrett returns safely and offers to join your future travels, providing the following rewards:

  • 9000 Credits
  • 350 XP

Mission Walkthrough

"Back to Vectera" iconBack to Vectera is one of three missions unlocked after completing "The Old Neighborhood" iconThe Old Neighborhood. The other two are "Into the Unknown" iconInto the Unknown and "The Empty Nest" iconThe Empty Nest, and they can be tackled in any order. "Barrett" iconBarrett’s whereabouts are unknown since your initial encounter on "Vectera" iconVectera. To find him, head to the "Argos Extractors Mining Outpost" iconArgos Extractors Mining Outpost on Vectera within the "Narion System" iconNarion System. "Supervisor Lin" iconSupervisor Lin informs you that "Heller" iconHeller and Barrett were abducted by "Crimson Fleet" iconCrimson Fleet pirates who sabotaged the comms computer.

Follow the mission marker to the Communications Building, activate the airlock, and restore power by inserting three Power Cells. Alternatively, if you have "Security" iconSecurity skills, lockpick the door and download “Emergency Transmission 01” from your inventory for coordinates. Return to Lin, where you can also recruit her to your crew.

The coordinates lead to "Dalvik" iconDalvik, another moon in the Narion System. Land at the Crashed Ship, locate Heller, and listen to “Emergency Transmission 02,” which guides you to "Bessel III" iconBessel III. You can recruit Heller before departing.

Bessel III in the "Bessel System" iconBessel System houses the "Ransacked Research Outpost" iconRansacked Research Outpost, now a Crimson Fleet base. Loot the area and reach the mission marker, where Barrett converses with Crimson Fleet Captain Matsura the Grim. Persuade Matsura to release Barrett, and return to the Lodge on "New Atlantis" iconNew Atlantis. Barrett becomes a potential companion for your future travels.

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