Sharjah Center for Astronomy
and Space Sciences (SCASS)

  • Project Name: Sharjah Center for Astronomy and Space Sciences (SCASS)
  • Date: May 2015
  • Partners: Huettinger, SCISS and Baader Planetarium
  • Project Scope: Master Planning, Design, project management, commissioning of AV, Hybrid Planetarium, Interactive Exhibits, Obersavtory


“These projects have provided us with added value and have greatly developed our information technology. Visuals Attraction has completed all these projects to our needs and with incredible success.”
Issam S. S. Jami, IT & Systems Specialist, Sharjah Center for Astronomy and Space Sciences

Project Detail

About the Project

Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences was inaugurated on 2015 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr.Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, and president of the University of Sharjah , to crown the celebrations of Sharjah as the Capital of Islamic Culture. The center aims at developing and promoting education about astronomy and space sciences in the Arab World in general, and the UAE in particular, in order to be a center dedicated to education, science, research, Islamic heritage, and open to educators, school students, university students, researchers and families of all ages.

Visuals Attraction worked alongside partners to design and install the very latest technologies for the new center.

Project Brief
Project Deliverables for this project include Design and Executive project management for overall project, Stakeholder Management by representing as key contact on behalf of client & to deliver technological solutions for the project

Project Objectives
a. Creating an educational hub about astronomy and sciences in the Arab World.
b. Building nationally respected science center working in the areas of astronomy and space sciences.
c. Creating academic user experience with interactive exhibit solution.
d. Implementing most sophisticated technological solution available to astronomical world

Major Deliverables
a. Executive Project Management & Stakeholder Management for Overall Project
b. Planetariums with Dome Screens and advanced projection solutions
c. Astronomy & Space Exhibition with Interactive Exhibits
d. High-End 80 seats Conference Theater.