NASA launches a retro 8-bit space game: An interesting take to spread knowledge
New Delhi : NASA is back in gaming business, the space agency has launched a retro 8-bit space game. The prime motive behind the game launch is to spread a word about the Nancy Grace Roman Telescope in a fun way.
In the 8-bit game, players are given a task to collect as many space objects as they can in a time limit of 60 seconds. The old school music in the background makes it even more interesting as galaxies, rogue exoplanets and black holes fly around.
The players will get points for the objects they collect in the space and also are served with knowledge about them. The concept is to promote cosmic knowledge with fun added.
Interestingly, the game has been named after NASA executive Nancy Roman. She is also known as the ‘Mother of Hubble’ as she helped NASA to work around the birth of the Hubble Space Telescope.
The Roman Space Telescope, which will be promoted by the game, will investigate various mysteries regarding space.
If you love space and space objects then this game is a must try for you. To play the game, users need to visit roman.gsfc.nasa.gov.