Shaping Britain’s Space Programme: A Renewed Focus

There needs to be a fundamental requirement for the UK to develop a coherent and succinct space programme.

WATCH: ‘Two shot salvo’ destroys mock ballistic missile in US test

The US Missile Defense Agency launched two Raytheon-built Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicles.

NASA say ‘terrible’ Indian missile test has endangered International Space Station

The risk of collision with the ISS was increased by 44 percent.

UK to develop sovereign Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite capability

SSTL and OSS have been awarded funding to develop a small Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite.

Former Harrier pilot becomes UK’s first commercial astronaut

A former Royal Air Force Harrier pilot has become the UK’s first commercial astronaut.

Orbex to launch Swiss nanosatellites from UK spaceport in Scotland

Orbex has announced that Swiss-based Astrocast SA, has selected Orbex to launch as many as 10 nanosatellites by 2023 in support of its global Internet of Things (IoT) network.

Orbex unveils new rocket design for UK spaceport in Scotland

Orbex also revealed the world's largest 3D printed rocket engine and confirmed the first satellites to be launched from Scotland.

Skynet 6: Private sector innovation ‘critical’ to meeting UK defence SATCOM needs

Skynet 5, one of the most successful private finance initiative (PFI) investments made by the UK government, will end in 2022.

Orbex partners with SSTL for maiden launch at UK spaceport

Orbex has announced that it is partnering with UK based Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) to carry an experimental payload on its maiden flight from Scotland in 2021.

MoD invest £1 million in new space tech

The development of a new generation of pioneering British deployable satellite antennas has been boosted following a £1m MoD investment, according to the department.



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