About Us

Government of Nepal has established B.P. Koirala Memorial Planetarium, Observatory and Science Museum Development Board in 1992 in order to establish Planetaria, Observatories and Science Museums in Nepal & conduct research activities in the area of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology.
Vision, Mission and Values

  • To contribute Nepal through excellence in scientific and technical, research and development perspective; to serve as a unique resource centre for space technology and remain a source of pride for all Nepalese. 

  • To generate new knowledge through advancement of cutting-edge research in innovative technology and to promote its values offering state-of-the-art space activities.
  • To identify areas of specialization based on perception of Nepalese, regional and global needs.
  • To undertake collaborative projects which offer opportunities for long-term interaction with academia and institutions working on space.
  • To develop human potential who are intellectually capable and imaginative leaders can emerge in a range of space professions.
  • To improve quality of life for Nepalese people through establishment of an innovative transportation system

  •     Research and development of key space integrity and accountability.
  •     Respect and tolerance for the views of every individual.
  •     Attention to issues of national relevance as well as of global concern.
  •     Breadth of understanding, strengthen the knowledge of the space science.
  •     Appreciation of intellectual excellence and creativity.
  •     An unfettered spirit of exploration, rationality and enterprise.
  •     Aspiration towards the sky and space.