New Stargazing App Helps Kids Identify Constellations and Explore Space

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Kids can explore the solar system and visit planets, stars and constellations with the new READY, JET, GO! SPACE EXPLORER app from PBS KIDS.

Go on a galactic journey with Jet, Sydney, Sean, Mindy and Sunspot from their backyard in Boxwood Terrace through space! Explore, paint, and play, as you learn about planets, stars and constellations.

• Dive deep into 300+ planet and constellation facts with Face 9000 by exploring or check out the Solar Encyclopedia.

• Point your device to the sky and explore to see real world positions of constellations and planets.

• Play Hide-n-Seek with Jet and Sunspot and earn all the READY JET GO! space badges.

• Add color to the night sky! Paint and color stars and constellations. Your artistic masterpieces will stay visible as you continue exploring.

• Play with favorite READY JET GO! characters and listen for silly space facts with Jet and his friends!

The READY, JET, GO! SPACE EXPLORER app allows players to immerse themselves in the world of Jet and his friends as they explore and play in space in endless ways! Incorporating expert curriculum backed by the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, kids are encouraged to not only learn about space, but visualize planets, stars and constellations in the context of the world around them.

For more learning adventures with Ready, Jet, Go! visit: pbskids.org/readyjetgo.

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