Trick Rocket: Gaming SpaceX’s News

Rockets take off, but normally they don’t land, but in Trick Rocker they do both – if you can control it? Play SpaceX’s rocket as it flies!

Continuing our mission to game the news, we’ve explored the story of the recent breakthrough by SpaceX. It was with great interest that we saw the video of SpaceX’s precision landing rocket taking off and landing. So we thought we’d give you the chance for a bit of precision testing of your own via our SpaceY rocket. In this news game you need to take off, collect the numbered pick-ups and then land to complete a level.

Here’s the video of SpaceX’s Grasshopper rocket take-off and landing…
(This game originally appeared on Wired.co.uk & and is also on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch!)

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4 Comments

  1. I agree, it’s a very impressive rocket. SpaceX is a great company, and I think that if NASA hired more private companies like them, we wouldn’t be spending so much money on companies like Boeing who promise rockets and spacecrafts that we never get!

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