Never give up, Never surrender
So if you have your own ship you might want to shoot more or do other things like increase that 'Shield' value your ship has...
So you need to learn more about the game, Check out the unoffical wiki here.
Good luck and hope your ship survives many voyages!
So who am I and what are some of my ships?
Well for starters I am going by the name Spacezilla,
As for my ships that would be things like:
IMS Freelance (Mining), IMS Freedom (Cargo/Trading)
Unfortunately you will most likely not be joining my crew since the game currently has major issues in ship wide security.