The Composite Objects of the environment (such as asteroids, solar panels or signal beacons) can be used in the battle as well.
By exploding them players can use fragmentation effect to wage additional damage on enemy ships. By using small debris and dust to increase the damage radius, the game makes it possible to damage large static objects, such as ship-repair docks or space stations.
The image below demonstrates stages of small stone asteroid explosion:
Here is what it looks like in the battle: