Specification:
  • Recommended Age: 4+
  • Size in cm: 25.4 L x 19.7 W x 2.20 H
  • Size in inches: 10.0 L x 7.76 W x 0.87 H
  • UPC: 0609366663616
Product Deatils:
  • Travel the solar system in seconds instead of light years with this highly detailed set including the sun and eight planets. Even the most minute details like Jupiter's storm, Earth's polar ice, and Saturn's ring patterns are visible in this collection.
  • Characteristics: These 9 figures can be played with separately or placed in an acetate tray that shows them in their orbits relative to the sun. Size differences between the planets are distinguishable for extra educational value.
  • Size and Color: From the 1-inch diameter golf ball-sized sun to tiny Mercury, this solar system set displays highly accurate colors and details.
  • The Solar System is part of the Safariology® collection.
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.

History

In 1962, after several failed attempts by both the United Statesand Russia, the Mariner 2 spacecraft reached Venus and sent backvaluable data about the planet's surface. Later in 1962, Russiasent the ship Mars 1 hurtling past Mars, the first such ship to doso. In 1973, Pioneer 10 made history by traveling through theasteroid belt and past Jupiter, eventually leaving the solarsystem. In 1974, the Mariner 10 unmanned spacecraft flew withinrange of Mercury, sending back thousands of photos of a cratered,moon-like surface. Launched in 1972, Pioneer 11 made the firstflyby of Saturn in 1979. Scientists continued to receive data fromPioneer 11 until 1995! By 1985, Voyager 2 passed by Uranus on apath that took it by all four of the outer planets. Four yearslater, in 1989, Voyager 2 also become the first craft to fly byNeptune. Voyager 2 returns data still today, although itsinstruments are expected to lose power by 2025.

$15.90 SGD