#UK space sector

Launching Careers to New Heights: The Space Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Long Read

In an exciting development for the UK's space sector, the government has announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Space Systems Engineer degree apprenticeship. The new programme, developed at the University of Leicester, offers a unique opportunity for aspiring space engineers to gain a degree-level qualification without incurring tuition...

Virgin Orbit’s: How the UK’s Spaceport Sector Could Still Shine Brightly in the Future

Quick Read

The UK’s space sector has shown a remarkable dynamism in the past few years. According to the latest official figures, the sector’s revenue grew about 5.1% in 2021, outpacing the global space industry. This is even more impressive considering the UK’s economy declined over the same period. And...

Advantages of Launching Rockets from UK Soil for Industry and Security: Insights from Cornwall Space Launch

Deep Dive

Having the capability to launch satellites from UK soil has been a long time coming. The recent attempted launch from Cornwall did not succeed, despite high hopes. Nevertheless, it marks an ambitious new chapter in the UK’s long record of space exploration. As a country, we are good...