Ready Jet Go! Premieres February 15

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Aliens from the planet Bortron 7 are poised to invade PBS KIDS. The new out-of-this-world children’s series Ready Jet Go! lands February 15. The half-hour show is designed to help children ages 3-8 learn astronomy and Earth science concepts.

Ready Jet Go! encourages a love of learning and exploration, broadening kids’ horizons to the outer limits of space and imagination,” says Lesli Rotenberg, general manager of Children’s Media at PBS. “PBS KIDS is excited to offer a new series that expands on kids’ natural interest in science and astronomy.”

Ready Jet Go! takes viewers on a journey into outer space, building on children’s curiosity about science, technology and astronomy. The series follows two neighborhood kids: Sean, who has an all-consuming drive for science facts, and Sydney, who has a passion for science fiction and imagination. They both befriend the new kid on their street, Jet Propulsion, whose family members happen to be aliens from the planet Bortron 7. Together, they explore the solar system and the effects it has on the science of our planet, while learning about friendship and teamwork along the way.

The animated series also features liveaction segments with Jet Propulsion Laboratory astronomer Dr. Amy Mainzer, the science curriculum consultant for the show. The series creator is Craig Bartlett, who also created the PBS KIDS’ hit series Dinosaur Train.

Tune in Mondays at 6:30 a.m. on Nine PBS.