Shetland Spaceport boosts UK space launch capabilities

Hundreds of space jobs will be created in Scotland following UK Government approval for Lockheed Martin plans to transfer its satellite launch operations to the Shetland Space Centre.

UK and NASA sign agreement ahead of mission to the Moon

The UK will play a key role in achieving a safe and sustainable human presence on the Moon.

US Court approves $500m sale of OneWeb to the UK Government

Few are sure what the OneWeb satellites will actually be used for once launched.

UK Government to explore new ways of delivering satellite navigation system

The UK has now completely abandoned the idea of building its own satellite navigation system.

Government backs UK companies tackling dangerous ‘space junk’

Seven projects to monitor hazardous space debris have been announced today by the UK Space Agency.

UKspace and RAF to increase military and commercial space collaboration

UKspace is working in partnership with the RAF to develop a new Commercial Integration Cell (CIC) at the UK Space Operations Centre (SpOC).

BAE completes acquisition of military GPS business

BAE Systems has completed its acquisition of the Collins Aerospace Military GPS business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

UK awards SKYNET 6A military comms satellite contract

The £500 million contract covers all aspects of the satellite’s development. From the design, manufacture, and assembly stages, to integration, testing and finally the launch of SKYNET 6A.

BAE deliver first radiation-hardened RAD5545 radios

RAD5545 software defined radios are on their way to Lockheed Martin to support future space missions.

British firm QinetiQ wins £7.8m European Space Agency contract

The contract will see QinetiQ design and build a platform for microgravity-based heat transfer experiments to be installed on the International Space Station.

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