#Space Industry

UK Invests in Sustainable Satellite Systems to Combat Space Debris

Long Read

The UK Space Agency has announced £3.5 million in funding for projects aiming to prolong satellite lifespan and ensure the sustainability of space operations long-term. The funding package includes a £2 million upgrade to the Satellite Applications Catapult's In-Orbit Servicing and Manufacturing (IOSM) facility at the Westcott Space...

Set back for Britians first ever satellite mission

Quick Read

The first-ever satellite mission launched from UK soil may have faced a setback, but it's not the end of the journey! The American Virgin Orbit company, operating from Newquay, Cornwall, ignited a rocket high over the Atlantic Ocean, but the company later reported that the rocket experienced...

Is Cornwall is set to become the new Cape Canaveral?

Deep Dive

The UK is about to have its first space launch – but Cornwall is unlikely to become a new Cape Canaveral Virgin Orbit, a US company which provides launch services for satellites, has announced that the first orbital space mission from the UK will blast off from Cornwall. The...