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Jemison is the third planet in the Alpha Centauri system and one of the starting points for the Starfield campaign.

Body Type Planet
System Alpha Centauri
Surface Type Rock
Temperatures Temperate
Fauna Abundant
Flora Abundant
Water Safe
Resources Argon, Chlorine, Water, Lead, Chlorosilanes

Located in the Alpha Centauri system, Jemison is one of the major destinations in the Settled Systems. Jemison is also home to New Atlantis, the capital of the United Colonies faction.


Jemison overview

Jemison is one of 1694 Starfield planets in the Settled Systems. Jemison is a Rock type Planet with a gravity strength of 0.91. It is located in the Alpha Centauri system, and has a Temperate climate.

Looking for other planets in the Alpha Centauri system? Check out our full Starfield planets database.

Notable Jemison NPCs

Located in various locations on Jemison are a number of named NPCs who can provide you with unique quests and opportunities. You might also be able to recruit some of them to join your Starfield crew at an outpost or aboard your ship.

Jemison points of interest

Most Starfield planets will generate a number of locations you can visit, so your experience may vary from other players who visit Jemison. Fortunately, there are a number of locations that have a fixed planet to call home. Below, you will find both procedural locations you are likely to find on Jemison, and fixed locations such as important settlements and buildings.

Here are all of the notable locations you can find on Jemison:

Nearby planets and locations:

Jemison resources

By performing a scan of Jemison from orbit, you will be able to see how many resources Jemison has, and where they are distributed if you wish to build a resource extractor at an outpost. Should you land on the planet, you can find small resource nodes scattered throughout the environment. By using your scanner, you can mine these Starfield resources and add them directly to your inventory.

Here are all the Starfield resources you can find on Jemison:

Jemison trivia:

Jemison was first seen extensively during the Starfield gameplay trailer in 2022.

The planet Jemison is named after famed NASA Astronaut Mae Jemison, the first black woman in space, 1992.