A Bit About Us

Founded in 2003, Metaspace, Inc. has been a leader in the astronomical observatory and planetarium installation market in Korea. Our expertise lies in designing, manufacturing, and installing equipments and facilities for observatories and planetariums. Our staff members provide professional services from the consulting phase to the installation phase along with our specialized knowledge and experience along with our world partners from USA, France, and beyond. We also offer the maintenance and operation service as well.

We closely work with our partners inheriting their cutting-edge technologies and developing our own so that we not only carry out domestic projects, but also international projects in Asian regions in which our partners have limited resources to work. We are very interested in the full-dome contents.

We not only distribute full-dome films, but also produce them while attending and sponsoring international full-dome conferences including International Planetarium Society.

THE SERVICE WE OFFER
  • Planetarium systems / digital planetarium systems, optical planetarium systems, LED full-dome, portable planetarium system, planetarium system maintenance, user education
  • Observatory equipments and facilities / small and large telescopes for public and research purposes, space weather and space situational awareness, observatory enclosures, observatory science operation
  • Full-dome contents / full-dome contents production and distribution
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THE SERVICES WE OFFER

PLANETARIUMS

Planetarium systems project imitated night sky onto dome screens. Historically planetariums employ optical planetarium systems utilizing mechanical movements of optical systems.
However, thanks to advancements of computing power and high-resolution digital projectors. Digital planetarium systems became very popular nowadays.
Metaspace offers digital and optical planetarium systems, sometimes hybrid one to provide a stunning experience for audience. We design and install optimal planetarium system and equipments. We also manufacture and build facilities for planetariums and dome theaters.
Recent Projects
2020 Gwacheon Public Library of Information & Science Virtual Reality Theater installation
2020 Gimcheon Science Musuem Fulldome Theater renovation
2020 Gimhae Astronomical Observatory Planetarium renovation
2020 Gwacheon National Science Museum Children’s Hall Portable Planetarium installation
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THE SERVICES WE OFFER

TELESCOPE AND OBSERVATORIES

Telescopes are the main equipment for observatories for every purpose, public, education, or research. Telescopes come in various sizes, types, and optical configurations. Therefore, it is very important to decide the right telescopes and equipments for observatories’ purposes, which requires professional expertise.
We offer a full range of telescopes from small ones for public and educational purposes to large ones for research purposes while we also design and build observatory enclosures and other equipments.
Recent Projects
2020 Korea Microlensing Telescope Network(KMTnet) Science Operation
2020 Poongmoon High School Astronomical Observatory installation
2020 Jeju Starlight World Park and Planetarium Observatory renovation
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THE SERVICES WE OFFER

FULL-DOME CONTENTS

We are a leader in global full-dome contents community. We produce and distribute full-dome contents all over the world. We have produced 3 full-dome films; “Cocomong: A Space Adventure”, “Aurora, Lights of Wonder”, and “Cosmos Odyssey”. Among these, Cocomong: A Space Adventure is a product of international collaboration with Digital Creature.

We always keep our eyes open to locate a good content to provide it to local and global audience.

Portfolio

Cosmos Odyssey

Aurora, Lights of Wonder

Cocomong: A Space Adventure

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WE SUPPORT

International Planetarium Society (IPS)

The International Planetarium Society (IPS) is the global association of planetarium professional which consists of more than 600 members from 42 countries around the world. We are a proud member of IPS and an official sponsor of IPS. We have been attending its biennial meetings since 2012.

Recent IPS

 

2018 IPS Conference Toulouse, France

2016 IPS Conference Warsaw, Poland

2014 IPA Conference Beijing, China

2018 IPS conference in Toulouse (France)
SPONSORSHIP
The Korean Astronomical Society and the Korean Space Science Society(KAS)

We have been actively sponsoring the Korean Astronomical Society and the Korean Space Science Society.
We are the official sponsor for the Young Astronomer Award, and the Best Poster Award which are given to young promising astronomers, and the best poster presenters during the biannual meetings of the KAS.

SPONSORSHIP
Full-dome Festivals
While whave been actively attending local and international fulldome festivals to share our passion with global fulldome content community, we also have been sponsoring these meetings.
In fact, we have been sponsoring the International Planetarium Society (IPS).
SPONSORSHIP
The Korea astronomy & Space Science Museum Association(KASMA)

The Korea astronomy & Space Science Museum Association is the official organization of public observatories and planetariums in Korea.
Metaspace is a member of the KASMA, and has been sponsoring its biannual meetings to promote its membership and activities.

ADDRESS

401, Nonhyeonro 36, Gangnamgu, Seoul

PHONE

+82 2 571 3764

FAX

+82 2 571 3765

E-MAIL

support@metaspace.co.kr

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