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Rocket Science 101

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Description

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to launch a NASA spacecraft with NASA's Rocket Science 101 (RS101)! Select your favorite NASA mission and build a rocket to send the spacecraft into orbit. As you take the RS101 challenge, you can learn more about thrilling missions and the various components of the launch vehicles, how they are configured and how they work together to successfully launch a NASA spacecraft. NASA's Launch Services Program (LSP) does the same things for real rockets and exciting spacecraft missions every day - now it's your turn!

About LSP:
NASA’s Launch Services Program (LSP) leads the agency in providing access to space for the exploration of our home planet, solar system and the universe. LSP is located at the Kennedy Space Center and acts as a broker to match unmanned payloads with specific launch vehicles for customers to ensure mission success. The principal objectives of LSP are to provide safe, reliable, cost-effective and on-schedule processing, mission analysis and spacecraft integration and launch services for NASA and NASA-sponsored payloads. To learn more about LSP, rockets and NASA missions go to: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/launchingrockets/index.html

What's New in Version 2.1

What’s New in this Version:
•Falcon 9 and Antares Rockets now available!
•Two new missions added to the medium and hard levels.
•Minor bug fixes for audio issues.
•Optimized graphics for better performance on older iPhone models.

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Customer Reviews

Nothing to do plus learning👎🏻

All I do is nothing. All I do is pick one of the three for example if I pick the middle one, then it will show me a lot of different missions, then I choose a mission, then I pick a rocket, then I build it, then I click launch and it will launch... And all I get to do is click on parts for them to go away.....then I just watch it fly. And it looks like it wants to teach you stuff like why, I don't really like learning sometimes. So don't waste your time on this.😒😒😒👎🏻

To easy

This is a cool app but it's too easy and consists of the same thing in every option u choose. It would be ok for a little kid but not really anyone over the age of 10

No challenge

A nice idea, but not really a challenge. There is no game element to it, because there is nothing you can actually do wrong. Only mildly educational. Would be good for a very young child as a very rudimentary introduction to NASA.

Rocket Science 101
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.1
  • Size: 36.4 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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