This game shows how hard it is to recover the first stage of a rocket. Try to land smoothly as you can.

- Experience the unique thrill of landing a reusable rocket on a land or drone ship in the middle of the ocean.
- Compete with your friends and world-wide players to see who's the best rocket pilot.

Right now, most rockets are destroyed or lost after they launch into space, meaning entirely new rockets must be built for each mission. Reusable rockets that land themselves are a critical aspect of reducing the cost to reach orbit and increase space access. Space tourism become a reality for everyone and also we will be able to establish a city on Mars in the future.

The rocket doesn't travel straight upward into space but follows a parabolic arc up and away from the launch pad. Because of this, the rocket has to go through a lot to conduct a ground landing. The first stage of the rocket separates at the edge of the earth’s atmosphere. Than the vehicle has to slow down in the direction it's heading and completely turn around. It conducted a series of three recovery burns to maneuver the rocket to a designated landing spot at sea or on land and extreme decelerate it from supersonic speeds for a propulsive soft landing, intact and upright using a quartet of landing legs that deploy in the final moments before a slow speed touchdown.

What's New

Version 0.9.1

Bug fix.
Tutorial improvement.

Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5

31 Ratings

31 Ratings

As photorealistic as it gets

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The game is both graphically and physically realistic. The graphics at maximum looks fantastic and runs buttery smooth on my iPad Air 2. I like how you get to see 2 extra views which correspond the same views we got to see on TV during the real landings. The camera shake was spot on, but the distortion effect doesn't show up correctly. I've been seeing squares instead of a distortion effect. One thing the devs should add is animated grid fins on the rocket. Also the RCS thrusters should fire when the rocket's landing gear snaps trying to reduce its fall. It could be integrated with an autopilot system, which I'm dying to see. I don't mind seeing an ad popup every once in a while. This game is worth paying for.

Great start to a fun game!


This game is seriously addicting! It would be great if you can add other features such as complete launch and separation with return landing. Also and instant replay feature for awesome landings. More sound effects and explosion types as well. Another idea would be to add other vehicles such as the ITS and landing locations such as the moon, mars etc. thanks



This game is the best thing made on earth. It shows what Elon musk has accomplished with SpaceX. I agree there should be a full launch and landing and more rockets like the ITS and all and have new landing areas like different planets and moons. BEST GAME EVER WHOEVER DOUBTED IT YOU'RE THE PIECES OF CRAP!


Jaroslav Pribyl
92 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+


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