The Info Buoy is a small probe-like machine with a "i" in the middle of the probe. The buoy turns a blue color once the player clicks on the buoy. This will display a message.
When the player clicks the info buoy that flies towards the player at the start of the game, it displays this message:
Attention: Survivor | You have experienced a sector-wide explosion of unknown origin. Beware that other pilots in this region may resort to piracy. Drag emergency relief modules onto your ship to begin reconstruction.