Elite: Dangerous, the successfully Kickstarted space flight sim, has entered its beta.

Kickstarted in early 2013, Elite: Dangerous let's players fly a spaceship and hyperjump between multiple locations across a massive galaxy.

Alongside increasing the volume of Elite: Dangerous' world to 38,000 cubic light-years, the beta also adds online mission system functionality, trade route mapping, file consumption, and an online single-player option.

To learn more, or jump into the beta yourself, head here. You can also head here for more coverage on the game. You'll find the game's beta trailer below, as well as a collection of new screens form the game in the gallery below.