The UK is planning to establish a new Space Command by Summer 2021.
The new centre will allow UK companies and academics to fire up and test engines at up to 1.5kN in high-altitude vacuum, an equivalent test altitude of 140,000ft.
The project, known as the 'UK Pathfinder Launch', will see a satellite launched into orbit from Scotland in 2022.
It is hoped that the agreement will help nations ensure that "outer space remains safe and sustainable for future generations".
The inaugural commander of the United Kingdom’s new Space Command has been announced as Air Commodore Paul Godfrey OBE who will be promoted to...
Two astronauts will today undertake a spacewalk to install a revolutionary piece of British-funded tech on the International Space Station, marking the UK’s first major industrial contribution to the space station.
The UK Space Agency and Rolls-Royce are joining forces for a study into how nuclear power could be used for space exploration.
Britain must increase its spending on all aspects of space defence argues Rebecca Campbell in this submission to the UK Defence Journal.
Skyrora is developing a 70ft rocket, the Skyrora XL, intended for low earth orbit satellite launches from the United Kingdom.
Over 90% of the communications and data used to facilitate critical business activity in the UK comes via foreign satellites.