That's quite the departure of the current game and story, I must say.
Boss: "Go to planet Massage Letter (Letter something Letter). Build base. Destroy nature. Murder those fireball-shooting asshats, and prod the balloon dogs with your cattle prod!"
Other employers: "Hooah!" *drill noises*
OP: "So like, can I build in space and go to other planets?"
( Only teasing. :] )