Awarded to the player(s) who joined during the relevant mission, who has written exceptionally well.
Eligibility: Anyone who joined during the relevant mission.
Voting: This is not an award that is decided by vote. Nominations however are welcome.
Recipients of Newcomer Award
- Mission 20: Piazzi's Penance
- Mission 14.1: A Tiny Oversight
- Mission 8: Tombaugh's Garden
- Mission 7: Maynard's Fright
- Mission 6: Herschel's Kisses
- Mission 4: A Lovelace Ordinary
- Mission 3: Halley's Complaint
- Mission 2: Rutherford's Fork
- Mission 0: Hello, my name is Kepler...
- Second Lieutenant Natasha Wellington
- First Lieutenant Svetlana Ivanova
- Captain Justin Shard
- Ambassador Tedran Sagin
- CPO Catalina Jayce
- Crewman Recruit Dashiel Harken
- Zoey Thomas
- Lieutenant Liesel O'Brien
- Lieutenant Commander Else Reisman
- Chief Petty Officer Barin Tirad
- Chief Petty Officer Alexander Winters
- Lieutenant David Roberts
- Petty Officer 3rd Class Aranai McCeachran
- Commander Deacon Caine
- Captain Gregory Blake