Solar System Explorer

Travel to the major planets, moons, asteroids and comets! Discover interesting facts about our solar system in the highly interactive touch screen solar experience.

Solar System Explorer Video

Educational Points

Learn about planets, moons, orbital periods, comets and more.

  • Planets: Visit the planets in our solar system and discover interesting facts about each destination.
  • Orbits: All of the solar bodies use real world orbital paths. Visitors can see these in relation to other planets and control the time and speed at which things orbit.

User Experience

Solar System Explorer is an open sandbox where users create their own journey through our vast solar system. At each destination, visitors can discover information at their own pace.

  • General Info: Each destination has its orbital stats displayed in the bottom left of the screen.
  • Info Spots: Each destination provides both close-up views and tappable locations with additional information.
  • Time Scale: Change the speed of the solar system from realtime to warp speed. Based on scientific data, planets will progress in their orbital periods and day cycles.

User Interaction

Control the experience with common and easy to use gestures.

Touch Screen
  • Touch: Tap to select planets, comets, asteroids and info spots.
  • Drag: Drag to get to orbit and change your view.
  • Pinch Zoom: Use this easy gesture to zoom in and out of a selected destination.
  • Sliders: Change the speed of the solar system from realtime to warp speed.

Hold Time Data

Average hold time is 5 minutes

Software Pricing


Small Facility Pricing applies 50% reduction

Volume pricing also applies

Pricing Sheet

Hardware Provided

  • Keylok license dongle

Recommended Hardware

  • Touch Screen: Utilize highly intuitive gesture-based controls that are commonly used on modern touch screen devices.

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.