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Quest Scientific Research Center Quest Research Equipment Quest Research Equipment (Step 2) Quest Atmospheric Probe Launchpad Quest Probe Parts Quest Launching an Atmospheric Probe Quest Full-Scale Research Quest Hull for a New Model Quest The Last Word in Science Quest New Probe Parts Quest Preparing for a New Launch Quest Contributing to Science Quest Exploring the Earth
Scientific Research Center Research Equipment Research Equipment Atmospheric Probe Launchpad Probe Parts Launching an Atmospheric Probe Full-Scale Research Hull for a New Model The Last Word in Science New Probe Parts Preparing for a New Launch Contributing to Science Exploring the Earth




"Start exploring the Earth in Megapolis! Produce scientific equipment, send it on expeditions, complete missions and study the world."

Exploring the Earth is a Timed Quest in which the player has 168 hours to build and upgrade a total of 5 new fixed structures with assets leading to exclusive rewards. It was released as part of an update on February 09, 2017.[1]

"Megapolis is for science! Build the main research base to study, be amazed and discover new perspectives."
"The residents would like the mayor to: develop science"
"Start exploring the Earth in Megapolis! Produce scientific equipment, send it on expeditions and complete missions. Make a scientific breakthrough in Megapolis!"

Requirements


Exploring the Earth Background


Tips

This timed quest requires 31 Megabucks sm (for assets, if purchased) and 423,700 Coin sm (for contracts, diagrams, buildings and foundation purchases) in total.

Stage 1 - Scientific Research Center

Quest Scientific Research Center
"Megapolis is for science! Build the Main Science Base to produce scientific equipment, send it on expeditions and complete missions."
"The largest research project in Megapolis starts with the Center of Scientific Research. Build it!"

Scientific Research Center L0 Build the Center of Scientific Research
Costs: 10,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm
Gives: 1,300 Experience sm and access to Atmospheric Probe related structures, prototypes and missions

Rewards:

Fantastic start! Tell your friends about the big research project you've started in Megapolis!
  • 150 Experience sm
  • 500 Coin sm

Stage 2 - Research Equipment

Quest Research Equipment
"From the upper layers of the atmosphere to the bowels of the Earth – absolutely everything must be studied! To make your research productive, you'll need reliable equipment."
"Start your massive research project from the atmosphere! To do this, you'll need to assemble atmospheric probes."

Fuselage Plant (Atmospheric Probe) L1 Build a Level 1 Fuselage Plant
The quest detail says Build a Level 1 Hull Plant
Costs: 5,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm
01 x Draft Blueprint Asset Draft Blueprint
Gives: Experience sm and access to AP-16 Fuselage and AP-28 Fuselage production contracts at Fuselage Plant
AP-16 Fuselage Build an AP-16 Fuselage prototype
The quest detail says Build an AP-16 Hull prototype
Costs:
01 x Draft Blueprint Asset Draft Blueprint
Gives: 25 Experience sm

Rewards:

Great work! Keep it up!
  • 200 Experience sm
  • 960 Coin sm

Stage 3 - Research Equipment

Quest Research Equipment (Step 2)
"The atmospheric probe's research equipment will collect information and send it to the Center of Scientific Research."
"Build the Research Equipment Plant to start producing the most reliable equipment for studying the atmosphere."

Research Equipment Plant (Atmospheric Probe) L1 Build a Level 1 Research Equipment Plant
Costs: 5,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm
01 x Draft Blueprint Asset Draft Blueprint
Gives: Experience sm and access to AP-16 Research Equipment and AP-28 Research Equipment production contracts at Research Equipment Plant
AP-16 Research Equipment Build an AP-16 Research Equipment prototype
Costs:
01 x Draft Blueprint Asset Draft Blueprint
Gives: 25 Experience sm

Rewards:

You produced all the necessary prototypes to build your first atmospheric probe. Share this news with your friends!
  • 260 Experience sm
  • 1,500 Coin sm

Stage 4 - Atmospheric Probe Launchpad

Quest Atmospheric Probe Launchpad
"Atmospheric probe assembly takes place at an assembly plant. The finished probes are then sent to a launchpad, where they're launched into the atmosphere."
"Build the Level 1 Atmospheric Probe Assembly Plant. Don't forget to build an Atmospheric Probe Launchpad!"

Atmospheric Probe Launchpad L1 Build the Atmospheric Probe Launchpad
Costs: 5,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm
02 x Draft Blueprint Asset Draft Blueprint
Gives: Experience sm and 18,000 Population Limits cap increase
Atmospheric Probe Assembly Plant L1 Build the Level 1 Atmospheric Probe Assembly Plant
Costs: 5,000 Coin sm or 3 Megabucks sm
02 x Draft Blueprint Asset Draft Blueprint
Gives: Experience sm and access to AP-16 Atmospheric Probe and AP-28 Atmospheric Probe contracts at Atmospheric Probe Assembly Plant

Rewards:

You completed the task! Now start producing your first atmospheric probe.
  • 320 Experience sm
  • 2,000 Coin sm

Stage 5 - Probe Parts

Quest Probe Parts
"Each equipment model for research is assembled from a unique set of parts."
"Produce a Fuselage and Research Equipment for the AP-16 Atmospheric Probe."

AP-16 Fuselage Produce an AP-16 Fuselage
The quest detail says Produce an AP-16 Hull
Costs: 10,300 Coin sm and 5 minutes
Gives: 5 Experience sm
AP-16 Research Equipment Produce AP-16 Research Equipment
Costs: 10,800 Coin sm and 5 minutes
Gives: 5 Experience sm

Rewards:

The AP-16 Atmospheric Probe parts are built. It's time to start the assembly!
  • 390 Experience sm
  • 2,700 Coin sm

Stage 6 - Launching an Atmospheric Probe

Quest Launching an Atmospheric Probe
"Prepare the AP-16 Atmospheric Probe for launch! Assemble it and send it to the Atmospheric Probe Launchpad."
"Assemble an AP-16 Atmospheric Probe and launch it!"

AP-16 Atmospheric Probe L0 Start assembling the AP-16 Atmospheric Probe at the Assembly Plant
Costs: 15,000 Coin sm and 15 minutes
Gives: 20 Experience sm
AP-16 Atmospheric Probe L0 Send the AP-16 Atmospheric Probe to the Launchpad
AP-16 Atmospheric Probe L0 Launch the AP-16 Atmospheric Probe
Gives: 40,000 Coin sm and access to complete 3 research missions

Rewards:

You did a fine job on this task! Your well-earned reward is a Building Certificate for 10 materials. Be sure to tell your friends!

Stage 7 - Full-Scale Research

Quest Full-Scale Research
"Build and launch as many different types of equipment as you can to perform large-scale research and complete all your missions."
"The AP-28 Atmospheric Probe will help you obtain much useful data. Build the required prototypes to produce the probe and launch it into the atmosphere."

AP-28 Fuselage Build an AP-28 Fuselage prototype
The quest detail says Build an AP-28 Hull prototype
Costs:
03 x Titanium Drill Asset Titanium Drill
Gives: 75 Experience sm
AP-28 Research Equipment Build an AP-28 Research Equipment prototype
Costs:
03 x Nut Splitter Asset Nut Splitter
Gives: 75 Experience sm
AP-28 Atmospheric Probe L0 Launch the AP-28 Atmospheric Probe
  • For Fuselage Production:
Costs: 17,500 Coin sm and 1 hour
Gives: 10 Experience sm
  • For Research Equipment Production:
Costs: 18,000 Coin sm and 1 hour
Gives: 10 Experience sm
  • For Assembly:
Costs: 25,000 Coin sm and 30 minutes
Gives: 30 Experience sm
  • For Launching:
Gives: 75,000 Coin sm and access to complete 3 research missions

Rewards:

Congratulations on a successful launch! Tell your friends about it.
  • 500 Experience sm
  • 3,700 Coin sm

Stage 8 - Hull for a New Model

Quest Hull for a New Model
"Upgrade your atmospheric probe parts plants to start producing a new model of probe – the AP-33."
"Upgrade the Fuselage Plant and build an AP-33 Fuselage prototype.
The quest detail says Upgrade the Hull Plant and build an AP-33 Hull prototype.
"

Fuselage Plant (Atmospheric Probe) L2 Upgrade the Fuselage Plant to level 2
The quest detail says Upgrade the Hull Plant to level 2
Costs:
05 x Concrete Blocks Asset Concrete Blocks
01 x Simple Diagram Asset Simple Diagram
Gives: 550 Experience sm and access to AP-33 Fuselage and AP-41 Fuselage production contracts at Fuselage Plant
AP-33 Fuselage Build an AP-33 Fuselage prototype
The quest detail says Build an AP-33 Hull prototype
Costs:
02 x Brackets Asset Brackets
03 x Titanium Drill Asset Titanium Drill
Gives: 125 Experience sm

Rewards:

Fantastic! Your reward is building materials. Check your Storehouse!
  • 560 Experience sm
  • 4,100 Coin sm
  • 03 x Glass Asset Glass

Stage 9 - The Last Word in Science

Quest The Last Word in Science
"The new AP-33 Atmospheric Probe must be equipped with the most modern scientific equipment!"
"Upgrade the Research Equipment Plant and build an AP-33 Research Equipment prototype. It's the last word in science!"

Research Equipment Plant (Atmospheric Probe) L2 Upgrade the Research Equipment Plant to level 2
Costs:
05 x Glass Asset Glass (3 from Stage 8 above)
01 x Simple Diagram Asset Simple Diagram
Gives: 550 Experience sm and access to AP-33 Research Equipment and AP-41 Research Equipment production contracts at Fuselage Plant
AP-33 Research Equipment Build an AP-33 Research Equipment prototype
Costs:
03 x Nut Splitter Asset Nut Splitter
02 x Welding Machine Asset Welding Machine
Gives: 125 Experience sm

Rewards:

You're doing a great job! As a reward, you receive building materials. Use them wisely!
  • 650 Experience sm
  • 4,900 Coin sm
  • 03 x Rebar Asset Rebar

Stage 10 - New Probe Parts

Quest New Probe Parts
"Before starting to assemble the AP-33 Atmospheric Probe, you must upgrade the Atmospheric Probe Assembly Plant to level 2."
"Produce parts for the AP-33 Atmospheric Probe and upgrade the Atmospheric Probe Assembly Plant."

Atmospheric Probe Assembly Plant L2 Upgrade the Atmospheric Probe Assembly Plant to level 2
Costs:
05 x Rebar Asset Rebar (3 from Stage 9 above)
01 x Simple Diagram Asset Simple Diagram
Gives: 550 Experience sm and and access to AP-33 Atmospheric Probe and AP-41 Atmospheric Probe contracts at Atmospheric Probe Assembly Plant
AP-33 Fuselage Start producing an AP-33 Fuselage
The quest detail says Start producing an AP-33 Hull
Costs: 23,100 Coin sm and 1 hour 30 minutes
Gives: 15 Experience sm
AP-33 Research Equipment Start producing AP-33 Research Equipment
Costs: 24,000 Coin sm and 1 hour 30 minutes
Gives: 20 Experience sm

Rewards:

Great work! Hurry and start assembling the new probe model!
  • 760 Experience sm
  • 5,900 Coin sm

Stage 11 - Preparing for a New Launch

Quest Preparing for a New Launch
"Assemble the new model AP-33 Atmospheric Probe. It's sure to be able to process a great deal of valuable information for scientists!"
"Assemble the AP-33 Atmospheric Probe and send it to the Atmospheric Probe Launchpad. A launch will soon take place there!"

AP-33 Atmospheric Probe L0 Start assembling the AP-33 Atmospheric Probe at the Assembly Plant
Costs: 30,000 Coin sm and 45 minutes
Gives: 30 Experience sm
AP-33 Atmospheric Probe L0 Send the AP-33 Atmospheric Probe to the Launchpad

Rewards:

Task completed! The AP-33 Atmospheric Probe is ready for launch. Be sure to tell your friends!
  • 870 Experience sm
  • 6,900 Coin sm

Stage 12 - Contributing to Science

Quest Contributing to Science
"Complete scientific missions! By doing this, you'll make a valuable contribution to the development of science and earn a decent income."
"Launch the AP-33 Atmospheric Probe and complete 2 important scientific missions."

AP-33 Atmospheric Probe L0 Launch the AP-33 Atmospheric Probe
Gives: 95,000 Coin sm and access to complete 3 research missions
Mission Calculating Anticyclone Trajectory Complete the Calculating Anticyclone Trajectory mission
Gives: Access to Deep-submergence Vehicle related structures, prototypes and missions
Mission Calculating Cyclone Orbit Complete the Calculating Cyclone Orbit mission
Gives: Access to AP-41 Atmospheric Probe prototypes and missions

Rewards:

You began a large-scale research project in Megapolis! You receive a reward for your efforts. Be sure to tell your friends!

Rewards

For completing Stage 12

  • Earth Research Center
Earth Research Center Earth Research Center
(Before timer expires)
Requires:
  • 3x3 Plot
  • 63 Power smand 84 Water sm
Gives:
  • 5,000 Experience sm
  • 70,000 Population Limits cap increase
  • 6,500 Coin sm and 160 Experience sm every 5 hours
    Coins per Minute: 21.67 Coin sm
    XP per Minute: 0.53 Experience sm
  • Can be sold for 900,000 Coin sm
  • Data Analysis Laboratory
Data Analysis Laboratory Data Analysis Laboratory
(After timer expires)
Requires:
  • 2x2 Plot
  • 29 Power smand 38 Water sm
Gives:
  • 2,100 Experience sm
  • 30,000 Population Limits cap increase
  • 1,300 Coin sm and 30 Experience sm every 5 hours
    Coins per Minute: 4.33 Coin sm
    XP per Minute: 0.10 Experience sm
  • Can be sold for 200,000 Coin sm
Achievement after building the Earth Research Center
Achievement Scientific Research Program Organizer "You built the Earth Research Center and earned an achievement: Scientific Research Program Organizer. Share the news with your friends!"
  • 30,000 Coin sm
  • 1,000 Experience sm
  • 3 Megabucks sm

Trivia

  • Social Quantum's internal name for this quest is "Исследование Земли" which translates to "Earth Research".
  • Social Quantum's ID for this quest is 10076470.

References

  1. SQ Forum: Update 02.09.2017

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