Stations have many functions and can deployed by Players.  Stations have a Hanger Bay, where you can select between any ships that you may have docked there.  The Storage Bay allows you to transfer items between your ship and the Station.  Marketplace is where items are bought and sold.  Messages allows you to access to any internal game messages.

If you own the Station, you will also have access to the Administration area and the Airlock.  The Airlock area gives access to the Crafting facilities. 

The Following Station Assemblies can be deployed:

Examples of NPC Stations: