This particular mod allows you to craft and make use of a variety of elements related to space travel. Once the mod has been installed you can add a whole new layer of gameplay involving extraterrestrial activities. The galacticraft mod for minecraft adds a variety of new items to your gameplay experience, all pertinent to outer space exploration.
A major cornerstone of this mod is the ability to craft your own functional space shuttle. However, as space shuttles are complex machines, they require a special crafting bench which is capable of more than the usual three by three crafting grid. Beyond just a shuttle, NASA Workbenches can also be used to craft a Moon Buggy. Notably, the recipe for crafting a NASA Workbench requires a normal Workbench block.
This mod adds four new equipment slots: one specific for the Space Helmet (separate from the regular helmet spot), one for the Dual Hose, and a pair of slots for various sizes of oxygen tank. When fully configured, the avatar will show oxygen tanks connecting to the Space Helmet by way of the Dual Hose Valve.