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Think Landing A Rocket on a Barge is Easy? Try this Simulator!

Last month, Space X attempted to land a Falcon 9 on the barge.  Due to the type of launch, it was one of the most difficult landings attempted.  Unfortunately, it wasn’t a successful landing this time.  In a Tweet, Elon Musk said that the rocket used up its onboard oxygen fuel supply just prior to touchdown.  Elon posted a video of the failed landing:

Landing a used rocket on a drone ship is not easy. Now with a video ‘simulation’ available, you can test your own skills and see just how difficult landing a rocket actually is. (Desktop computer required)  This great simulator was first found on

Click on the image below to play the game!


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