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SpaceX docking simulator lets you play astronaut

Posted at 6:20 AM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 07:34:12-04

Looking for something new to try from home? Why not head to space!

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You can play astronaut with the new docking simulator from SpaceX. The online simulator puts you in the cockpit of the new Crew Dragon spacecraft.

Then it's your job to dock the capsule at the International Space Station. The simulator reportedly uses the same interface at SpaceX's actual crew!

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It's free to use and there are instructions to help you figure it out.

Click here to try it.