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NovaSAR: UK radar satellite launches to track illegal shipping activity

Posted in Science on 16th Sep, 2018
by Alex Muller

The first all-British radar satellite has launched to orbit on an Indian rocket.

The UK might be kicked out of EU plans to build an alternative to GPS

Posted in Hardware on 28th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

The ongoing Galileo project will launch 30 satellites to provide encrypted mapping and navigation data.

Queen's Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector

Posted in Science on 23rd Jun, 2017
by Alex Muller

A government plan to secure growth in the UK's 3.7bn space industry is laid out in the Queen's Speech.

UK to set out powers paving way for first space satellite launch

Posted in Science on 21st Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

Britain will set out powers this week which would allow the launch of space satellites from the country for the first time, the government said on Monday.

New government support for British spaceports

Posted in Business on 11th Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

The government is looking to push forward commercial spaceflight activity in the UK with a series of grants totalling 0m.