Think You Can Land the SpaceX Falcon Lander? Go Ahead

Frustrating fun for your lunch break

Guys, it is super hard to land a rocket on a platform in the middle of an ocean. Elon Musk has had to learn that the hard way, and now, you too can experience the crushing disappointment of trying to land the SpaceX Falcon 9 lander, thanks to a new internet game (completely unaffiliated with SpaceX).

As Gizmodo points out, it’s all the fun/frustration, without the millions of dollars and crushed dreams. The game is simple; choose a level with your space bar, and use the arrow keys to gently guide the rocket onto the tiny floating platform before you run out of fuel. Or hit the ocean. Or hit the platform and explode violently. You could also succeed, but only if you are a secret genius/wizard.

Play the game here. Good luck!