NASA scientist designs space-based board game … and it’s awesome!

There are a ton of board games out there, but few are designed by a NASA scientist leading a space mission set to rendezvous with an asteroid December 3! Enter Downlink: The Game of Planetary Discovery.


In Downlink: The Game of Planetary Discovery, players (2-6, ages 10+) lead a space agency developing missions of planetary exploration. Gameplay is based on real science, rockets, and technology – Build alliances as you and your teammates send spacecraft and scientific instruments to explore far-flung targets throughout the Solar System.

Downlink combines science and FUN into one amazing gaming experience, and includes a workbook that connects game play to authentic space science and technology, like the rest of Xtronaut’s award winning games (Good Housekeeping, Mensa winners).

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