Aero Space Kinross is the operating arm of Aero Space Scientific Educational Trust, a not-for-profit social enterprise Community Benefit Society with charitable status. Our ambition is to create a uniquely themed family oriented visitor attraction / science centre based in Kinross-shire devoted to aviation, astronomy and space exploration.
At its heart, Aero Space Kinross is underpinned by the desire to encourage STEM-led opportunities, stimulating excitement and participation in career and leisure opportunities in the multi-faceted aviation, astronomy and space exploration sectors: all whilst encouraging future generations to enter these high value industries via the many educational and training establishments that Scotland has to offer.
We currently own and operate ‘Cosmos Planetarium’, a mobile facility to promote the study of astronomy and ‘all things space’. Our planetarium team visits schools, youth organisations, science festivals, museums, shopping centres and many other public venues as well as being regularly used by disadvantaged members of society. Our STEM outreach activity through Cosmos Planetarium stretches across Scotland from the Borders to the Shetland Isles and across to the Hebrides. In addition to inspiring the young, we run Dark Sky events for enthusiasts and organise respite breaks for carers.