Can You Safely Land the Falcon 9 Rocket? Probably Not

If you used the word “failure” to describe SpaceX’s unsuccessful attempts to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating drone ship, you should probably play this web game.

SpaceX Falcon 9 Lander is a simple — in concept only — game that challenges you to guide a virtual Falcon 9 rocket onto a landing pad. It sounds easy, but it is maddeningly difficult. True, you aren’t guiding a $60 million hunk of rocketry like the folks at SpaceX, but the game serves as a vivid illustration of the monument

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