Dock a SpaceX Spaceship Docking Game Online for Kids & Adults (Play Now!)
If your kids are into space, this is a cool activity to try!
SpaceX just launched a new docking game to get kids involved in space and excited about the future launches to come.
Learn more about it below…
SpaceX Docking Game
With the recharge of the space industry, Elon Musk is making it easy for kids to get involved!
Now, you can sit in the seat of astronauts and dock the spaceship yourself!
The game was created by SpaceX, Elon Musk’s company, and available to everyone online for FREE.
The simulator includes manual controls that users use to guide the spaceship. There are 2 different sets of controls you can choose from, so take advantage of both for full capabilities.
One set is meant to rotate the ship, while the other set push the spaceship forward, back and to each side.
This is a screenshot of what the game looks like:
Based on Reality
The goal of the game is to dock the spaceship with the International Space Station, which can actually be rather difficult. You have use really slow movements in order to get it right – it very delicate!
As many of us know, the SpaceX Crew Dragon is the most recent crew to head to space. It docked in June, so it is pretty recent! (But they’re already back down on Earth)
If your children got excited about the thought of astronauts, this game will allow them to explore space and be an astronaut for a little while.
SpaceX’s game uses the exact interface from NASA, so you can be sure that you’re getting the real-deal experience. It is the same interface that is used to manually dock to the space station.
How to Play the Game
When you start the game, you’ll get the message, “Movement in space is slow and requires patience and precision.” This is meant to help users navigate the game, but it’s much harder than you’d think.
If you’re jumping out of your seat to play, here’s how:
While the game can be tricky to dock,
Have fun playing the game! Who knows, maybe it will inspire your child to become the next astronaut?
From our family to yours, iFamilyKC