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A unique educational and entertainment destination, so be sure to visit the newest centre specialising in astronomy in the United Arab Emirates

The Sharjah Academy for Astronomy, Space Sciences and Technology (SAASST) is a unique educational and entertainment destination, so be sure to visit the newest centre specialising in astronomy in the United Arab Emirates. The centre organises a large number of astronomical, physical and educational events that are suitable for different age groups, in addition to hosting many exhibitions. The centre is also home to the planetarium.

The planetarium takes visitors through high-tech simulation programmes for a journey through outer space and the infinite universe. The planetarium is the first planetarium in the Middle East and it is the beating heart of the centre, displaying various pictures and films related to space, astronomical, historical and religious sciences to visitors. The SASST planetarium includes a giant star projector, which allows for the display of a huge number of stars - exceeding 10 million stars.

To learn about the latest events and initiatives at SAASST, you can visit the Sharjah Centre for Astronomy, Space Sciences and Technology website.

Contact Details

Sharjah Academy for Astronomy, Space Sciences and Technology
UAE

sharjah@saasst.ae
+971 6 51 66 000

Sharjah Academy for Astronomy, Space Sciences and Technology
Sharjah Academy for Astronomy, Space Sciences and Technology
Sharjah Academy for Astronomy, Space Sciences and Technology

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