not getting any loot in open space

so iv been trying to get things that the atlas is telling me to. it says to kill enermys in places to get but im getting jack shite any help

sometime must kill many to finally get  1 container.

sometime it’s regular : you can get 1 container all 3 enemy wave but if you are 3 to kill them, maybe you got  1/3 container.

Sometime you are alone and get all, except that you want, for hours, and sometime you get it very fast.

don’t be too far from your kills, bc it seem you can see your container about 2k meters, that i saw., maybe depend of your ship.

Thats why its best to farm in groups, whenever you cant drop anything, your friend may get it and drop it for you to pick up.