Planetary Bombardment

Discover how our Gas Giant Planets cleared our Solar System of asteroids and comets. Place your own Gas Giants around our Sun to see how orbital dynamics affects our system and orbital paths.

Planetary Bombardment Video

Educational Points

From about 4.5 to 3.8 billion years ago, failed planets and smaller asteroids slammed into larger worlds, scarring their surface. Near the end of the violence, during a period known as the Late Heavy Bombardment, impacts in the solar system may have increased..

  • Planets: Place our planets in any orbital position.
  • Simulate: Once you've placed your planets. Simulate the system to see how your earth survives, if at all.

User Experience

Planetary Bombardment lets users experience and discover what the Heavy Bombardment phase was like. users choose where and how many planets they place into the system. Users will learn how the larger planets cleaned our solar system, allowing the inner worlds to have relative peace from impacts.

  • Planets: Tap and Drag our major planets out into the system.
  • Simulate: Once you've placed your planets, tap the simulate button to see how your planets hold up.
  • Drag: After simulation you may change your view by dragging around on the screen.

User Interaction

This experience uses modern touch controls like touch and drag. Use easy gestures to place and simulate the solar system.

Touch Screen
  • Touch: Tap to select planets and drag them into view.
  • Drag: Drag to orbit and change your view.

Hold Time Data

Average hold time is 1 minutes

Software Pricing


Small Facility Pricing applies 50% reduction

Volume pricing also applies

Pricing Sheet

Hardware Provided

  • Keylook License Dongle

Recommended Hardware

  • Touch Screen: Utilize highly intuitive gesture based controls that everyone knows on their phones.

Required Computer Specs

  • Quad Core CPU (or better).
  • Power Supply: 600 Watt (or better).
  • Graphics Card: Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti (or better).
  • RAM: 16 GB (or greater).
  • SSD: 120+ GB.
  • OS: Windows 10 or Windows 11.