Now you can watch a slick SpaceX rocket landing in augmented reality


SpaceX keeps landing its rockets back on Earth after launching to space. But if you can’t make it to Florida for a Falcon 9 landing yourself, now you can check it out in augmented reality. 

A new 20-second video shows off what it would be like to watch a miniature Falcon 9 first stage land on a virtual drone ship in a backyard pool.

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Usually these kinds of landings happen on a square-shaped drone ship in the Pacific or Atlantic oceans, but hey, the scaled-down version is pretty awesome in its own right. 

Developer Tomás García created the augmented reality video using ARkit, a tool that allows users to create their own augmented reality videos. Read more…

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