Space Cadets: Away Missions is a co-operative, man-to-man combat action game for 1-6 players set during the bygone Golden Age of science fiction. In this game, the third standalone game in the Space Cadets franchise of cooperative/team space-themed games, players take on the roles of adventurous human Rocketeers who explore UFOs, acquire Alien technology and fight hostile extraterrestrials.
Space Cadets: Away Missions contains 20 scenarios linked in a campaign story. Each mission features different combinations of aliens on different spaceships, with hexagonal map tiles arranged to form flying saucers, rocket ships, space stations, etc. Cooperation, tactical planning and good dice are essential if the Rocketeers hope to overcome the relentless horde of little green men.