What you need to know
- Kerbal Space Program is a popular rocket-building game on various platforms.
- The American Rocketry Challenge has partnered with the developer for a new challenge.
- The game's realistic orbital physics engine allows enthusiasts to build rockets.
- The contest features $6,000 in prizes for teams who can succeed given the in-game budget.
Kerbal Space Program is a popular physics simulation game that requires you to make rockets and send them to the moon... and bring them back if you're skilled enough. Today, The American Rocketry Challenge announced a new content with $6,000 in prizes to the teams who can send the little Kerbals to the moon and back on a budget.
You can read the statement from the organization below. You can also access more information here if you're interested in participating.
Registration for the Kerbal Rocketry Challenge opens July 13 and closes on July 19. To prevent teams from getting a head start, entrants will receive the official rules in late July and are officially go for launch.
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I thought Kerbals were just humans drawn with simple shapes.
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