This may not be for everyone, but it is for me.
Could it be better, sure.
But is is fine just the way it is.
The universe feels alive through the simple interface.
Your ship feels like a rust bucket that you must love and pamper.
For the energetic: Build your own DIY controllers at home using Arduinos – anyone can construct their own ship bridge with physical switches and buttons with just a little bit of soldering know-how. Easy to learn and fun to do!
My only complaint, as with most games, is that I would like a save feature where I can save anywhere. Crashes on occasion.