6:00pm – Monday, March 7 on ABC2
During this intergalactic 52 x 12minute animated series, Mr Moon and his friends explore the universe on his superfast moon rocket. Accompanied by Silva and Gold Star, Mr Moon zips around planets, stars, constellations, black holes and nebulae until he loses track of time. Mr Moon is the keeper of night-time.
But Mr Moon must be back at his station to make sure night-time is the right length. Fortunately, his friend Sunny, who’s in charge of daytime, reminds him when it’s time to return.
Episode 1: Mr Moon Flies A Kite – Monday, March 7 at 6.00pm on ABC2 Mr Moon takes Silva Star to fly Bootes the Kite around the universe. While flying around Mr Moon helps his friends, Castor the lookout star and Cygnus, the beautiful swan. Mr Moon and Silva Star are enjoying their ride when they are suddenly swept away by a giant gust of wind. They end up lost in the outer edge of the galaxy and Mr Moon’s superfast moon rocket has broken down.
Luckily, through his binoculars Castor sees that Mr Moon and Silva Star are lost and he starts the rescue mission.
Back at his station, Sunny tells Mr Moon that it is because he is always eager to help out and do nice things for his friends that his friends will always come to his aid.
The Space Sparks interstitial is included at the end of each episode and offers children a specific interactive learning goal.