Introduction

Blast off your dream to space.

The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) is definitely the place to be if you are interested in space. The institute is not a simple promotion center; it is where actual research is done. KARI has led the launching of Naro, Korea's first rocket. In addition, a diverse range of events are available such as, Saturday aerospace class, aerospace camp, vision camp for college students and so on.

In the Satellite Test Building, visitors can see and listen to explanations about a satellite that is currently being researched and tested. They can tour key aerospace facilities such as the Launch Environment Lab, Orbit Environment Lab and Satellite Assembly Lab.

* With the successful launch of rocket Naro, Korea became the 11th country to join the Space Club (a group of countries that have the technologies to launch a space rocket).

 

Address: 

169-84, Gwahak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon[Google Map]

 

Closed: 

Weekends, holidays, special occasions of the institute

 

 

Homepage: 

한국항공우주연구원 www.kari.re.kr (Korean, English)

 

 

How To Use

 

Parking Facilities: 

Available

 

 

Transportation

 

[Express/Intercity Bus]
Take a bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Daejeon.

[Bus]
Take Bus No. 604 and get off at Korea Aerospace Research Institute Bus Stop.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Restrooms: 

Available

 

Admission Fees: 

Free

 

Reservation Info. for Foreigners: 

Reservations must be submitted at least two weeks in advance.

 

zipcode: 34133

expagerange: Third grade students and older

expguide: Tour (promotion video → main building exhibition hall → Launch Environment Lab, Orbit Environment Lab and Satellite Assembly Lab → Satellite Operation Control Center)

* Saturday aerospace class, aerospace camp, vision camp for college students, etc. available during certain periods.

infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-42-870-3657~8

usetime: Group tours: 10:00, 11:00, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, and 16:30 on weekdays
Individual tourists: 14:30 and 15:30 during summer & winter vacation

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