St Engineering Antycip, RSA Cosmos – Konica Minolta, Sherwood Observatory, 2023, Planetarium, VR, Solutions. First large scale project in the UK

ST Engineering Antycip alongside partnered with RSA Cosmos – Konica Minolta have announced their first large-scale planetarium launch in the UK. Providing immersive simulation and VR solutions provider and its digital planetariums partner are helping Sherwood Observatory inspire STEM interest and opportunities.

In a joint effort with its esteemed partner RSA Cosmos – Konica Minolta, ST Engineering Antycip, will provide Sherwood Planetarium with all the fitting of the planetarium, including software, dome, computers, seats, shows, audio and lighting. Moreover, a select group of construction companies, have been nominated for the architecture, design, and construction of the building.

RSA Cosmos – Konica Minolta is a specialist in digital planetariums, provides high-quality turnkey solutions worldwide, and its full-dome experiences take audiences on a compelling journey through the universe.

Amir Khosh, our commercial and project manager highlights: “Our collaboration with Steve, Dr Steve Wallace, planetarium project manager at Sherwood Observatory,  has been a remarkable journey right from the inception of their idea of building a planetarium. We have provided them with support during the initial stages and assisting them in generating interest through our mock ups.”

Sherwood Observatory, situated in Nottinghamshire, England have received approval from Ashfield District Council’s approval to build a £6.35 million planetarium and education centre. Planetarium are becoming an essential component in our educational landscape. It helps us to understand the universe, where we live, our origins, and how the behaviour of humans impacts the planet.

This collaboration for Sherwood Planetarium aims to inspire STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) interests and opportunities, particularly for disadvantaged young residents.


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