Space

Harpoon successfully captures space debris

Posted 15 February 2019

The RemoveDEBRIS satellite, one of the world’s first attempts to address the build-up of dangerous space debris, has successfully used its on-board harpoon-capture system in orbit.

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Avanti helps Cornish Space Observatory

Posted 14 February 2019

A popular Cornish Astronomy Observatory can now expand its research and educational work thanks to help from Avanti Communications and its superfast satellite broadband service.

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DSEI Space Hub reflects sector's growing importance

Posted 14 February 2019

Clarion Events' newly created Space Hub, which will be located within DSEI’s Aerospace Zone, will feature innovative companies in both space and defence sectors - now including Airbus - providing a dedicated networking platform for

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Virgin Galactic and TSC donate hybrid rocket motor to Smithsonian

Posted 12 February 2019

Sir Richard Branson joined Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company (TSC) staff and guests last week at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC, to announce that the hybrid rocket motor which

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Snowdonia Aerospace Centre's future safeguarded

Posted 12 February 2019

The future of Snowdonia Aerospace Centre at Llanbedr Airfield has been safeguarded following its allocation by the Snowdonia National Park Authority (SNPA) in the recently adopted Eryri Local Development Plan covering the period to

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Link Microtek develops microwave rotary joint for SSTL APM

Posted 8 February 2019

Manufacturer of microwave and RF subsystems and components, Link Microtek, has designed and produced a spaceflight-qualified microwave rotary joint and associated waveguide components as part of a Ka-band antenna

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British built Mars rover named

Posted 8 February 2019

The UK made ExoMars rover, due to roam the surface of the red planet in 2021, has been named after UK scientist and co-discoverer of the structure of DNA - Rosalind Franklin.

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Orbex unveils Prime rocket at HQ in Scotland

Posted 8 February 2019

Orbex publicly unveiled its Prime rocket for the first time yesterday at the opening of its new headquarters and rocket design facility in Forres in the Scottish Highlands.

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3,400 new UK space jobs created

Posted 31 January 2019

The UK’s space sector has seen significant growth in income, exports and employment with total income now standing at £14.8 billion, Science Minister Chris Skidmore announced yesterday.

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Validair secures funding from Midlands Engine Investment Fund

Posted 31 January 2019

Malvern-based SME Validair Monitoring Solutions Limited has secured over £150k in funding from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund, which will support the company’s growth across the UK due to escalating demand

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SSC seals launch site partnership with ArianeGroup

Posted 31 January 2019

The Shetland Space Centre (SSC) today announced a major partnership with ArianeGroup.

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Volga-Dnepr delivers six satellites for OneWeb

Posted 30 January 2019

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has successfully completed the first delivery of satellites for the OneWeb constellation project.

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Virgin Galactic unveils Under Armour as spacewear partner

Posted 30 January 2019

Virgin Galactic has announced that Under Armour is its Exclusive Technical Spacewear Partner, to create a next generation of spacewear and astronaut performance programmes.

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UK businesses urged to register for continued Horizon 2020 funding

Posted 30 January 2019

The UK Government is urging businesses benefitting from Horizon 2020 research funding, to register their details on an online portal, so they can continue to receive funding if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

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GKN Aerospace demos upper stage launcher engine nozzle

Posted 29 January 2019

GKN Aerospace announced today that its Expander Technology Integrated Demonstrator (ETID) featuring patented sandwich wall technology, has successfully demonstrated its potential for future upper stage engine applications

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MoD invests in pioneering space tech

Posted 28 January 2019

The development of a new generation of pioneering British deployable satellite antennas has been boosted following a £1 million Ministry of Defence (MoD) investment.

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BAE Systems awarded NGA mission support contract

Posted 23 January 2019

The US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded BAE Systems a five-year, $250 million contract to continue providing Full-Motion Video (FMV) advanced analytic services, training, and intelligence production

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Harwin's T-Contact products now available worldwide

Posted 23 January 2019

Following on from the release of its narrow-pitch T-Contact offering last year, Harwin - which produces interconnect solutions for the defence, aerospace and space sectors - has now secured supply chain support from leading

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No fee but still too much confusion for EU workers

Posted 22 January 2019

Although the UK Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday scrapped the £65 fee that EU citizens would have had to pay to secure EU Settled Status in the UK after Brexit, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA) we are still no

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Isotropic Systems raises $14m to advance space-based connectivity

Posted 21 January 2019

London-based integrated satellite terminal solutions provider, Isotropic Systems Ltd., has announced a $14 million Series A round of funding led by Boeing HorizonX Ventures, with participation from WML, Space

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ADS responds to rejection of Withdrawal Agreement

Posted 17 January 2019

Following Tuesday’s vote in Parliament on whether to accept the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration negotiated by the Government, ADS has responded to the deal being rejected.

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AEB offers traders free Brexit Tool Kit

Posted 16 January 2019

Provider of software for global trade and logistics, AEB, is offering a free Brexit Tool Kit containing everything traders need to know to bring their global trade and customs processes up to speed – including relevant government links, customs

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Competition for young space entrepreneurs lifts off

Posted 15 January 2019

The UK Space Agency is offering young people expert advice and a share of £50,000 for their ideas of how satellites could improve life on Earth.

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SSTL completes Eutelsat Quantum platform build

Posted 10 January 2019

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has completed the build of the platform for Eutelsat Quantum, the world’s first geostationary telecommunications satellite that will be fully reconfigurable in orbit.

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BAE Systems' computers guide InSight Mars landing

Posted 10 January 2019

On November 26, 2018, NASA landed its InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) spacecraft on Mars after a six month journey to the Red Planet, equipped with BAE Systems

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UK aerospace industry urges approval of Withdrawal Agreement

Posted 9 January 2019

Companies from the UK aerospace industry are urging MPs to approve the Withdrawal Agreement negotiated between the UK Government and the European Union (EU), as Parliament restarts debates over it on Wednesday.

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UK tests self driving Martian robots

Posted 2 January 2019

Testing in the Sahara Desert of cutting-edge UK software for an autonomous Martian robot has now completed, with the robot travelling over 1.4km without human interaction.

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Former UKspace Secretary General awarded CBE

Posted 2 January 2019

Paul Flanagan, who served as Secretary General of UKspace for 12 years, before retiring in November 2018, has been awarded a CBE for services to the UK space sector, in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for 2019.

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QinetiQ's SEPS sets BepiColombo off to Mercury

Posted 19 December 2018

The QinetiQ-engineered Solar Electric Propulsion System (SEPS) on board BepiColombo, the joint ESA/JAXA spacecraft on a mission to Mercury, has now begun propelling the Mercury Transfer Module (MTM) to the heart of our solar system.

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Celestia wins major ESA contract for UK

Posted 18 December 2018

Harwell based Celestia Technologies Group UK Ltd (CTG UK) has signed an €8 million contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) for the development of the next generation of Gateway ground stations.

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Virgin Galactic completes historic first spaceflight

Posted 14 December 2018

History was made yesterday as Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, landed from her maiden spaceflight.

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Scanner using space tech to speed up airport security

Posted 12 December 2018

A super-sensitive passenger scanner that reveals hidden security threats is being trialled at Cardiff Airport in the UK.

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Inmarsat first commercial customer for MHI's H3 launch vehicle

Posted 7 December 2018

Inmarsat has entered into an agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) to be the first commercial customer to place an order for the new H3 launch vehicle.

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SpaceX launches satellite payload built by University of Surrey students

Posted 5 December 2018

The European Student Earth Orbiter satellite (ESEO), which contains a vital payload designed and built by students from the University of Surrey, was launched into space on Monday 3 December 2018 by the SpaceX

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Cranfield students’ technology successfully launched into space

Posted 4 December 2018

Technology designed and built by students at Cranfield University, has today been launched into space on the European Student Earth Orbiter (ESEO) satellite. Launch occurred last night at 19:34 CET on a SpaceX Falcon 9

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Horizon Technologies awarded Innovate UK grant

Posted 4 December 2018

Horizon Technologies has been awarded a £500,000 grant from Innovate UK, a part of UK Research and Innovation funded by the UK government.

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ACJ319 to go on display at MEBAA

Posted 4 December 2018

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is showcasing an ACJ319 at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) show to highlight the trend towards larger cabins in new-generation business jets.

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AEB releases new study on digitising customs ops

Posted 3 December 2018

According to a new study 'Clear the track for Digital Customs Management' published by software company AEB in cooperation with the DHBW University in Stuttgart, Germany, a majority of companies have digitised - or plan to digitise - their

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BGF invests £2.75m in Walker Precision Engineering

Posted 29 November 2018

Walker Precision Engineering, which makes high-precision components for the defence and space sectors, has secured a further £2.75 million investment from BGF to support its business expansion in the UK and Europe.

in Space

InSight mission to probe Red Planet

Posted 28 November 2018

A mission to Mars, supported by the UK Space Agency, has successfully landed and will soon begin the first study of the heart of the planet.

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SSTL releases first NovaSAR-1 images

Posted 28 November 2018

The first images from a new satellite which can see through clouds and image the Earth round the clock to help stop illegal activity and protect the environment have been released by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL).

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Barbara Bergmeier appointed Airbus Defence and Space's Head of Operations

Posted 26 November 2018

Airbus Defence and Space has appointed Barbara Bergmeier, 50, as Head of Operations and Member of the Executive Committee, effective 1 December 2018.

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Shetland and Faroe partner on space solutions

Posted 26 November 2018

Shetland Space Centre (SSC) has joined forces with telecom experts in the neighbouring Faroe Islands, forming a unique international partnership to drive forward space industry developments in the two island groups and beyond.

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University of Nottingham hosting free GNSS training event

Posted 22 November 2018

A free GNSS Systems and Technology Training event will take place at the University of Nottingham on the 24 and 25 January 2019.

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Cornwall Space Cluster to showcase UK’s space capabilities at NewSpace Europe 2018

Posted 22 November 2018

The Cornwall Space Cluster will be demonstrating its world-leading capabilities to an international audience at the 2nd Annual NewSpace Europe 2018 conference, taking place at the European

in Space

Airbus and Eutelsat deal draws on UK satellite expertise

Posted 19 November 2018

A new multi-million-pound deal signed today by European businesses Eutelsat and Airbus, will see satellite components and major parts assembled in the UK.

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Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne completes test flight with Cosmic Girl

Posted 19 November 2018

Virgin Orbit has announced that it is one step closer to a mission in early 2019 after a successful test flight with the company's 'flying launch pad', Cosmic Girl.

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UK Space Agency funds new experiments on ISS

Posted 19 November 2018

UK science will be launched into space to help tackle the effects of ageing, thanks to fresh funding from the UK Space Agency for three UK-led experiments on the International Space Station, the Science Minister Sam Gyimah has announced.

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Early-stage businesses find home in Westcott Space Cluster

Posted 19 November 2018

The Westcott Business Incubation Centre (BIC) has accepted its first three companies to take advantage of the unique facilities and growing space ecosystem at Westcott

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GRIP/GRASP experiments conducted on ISS

Posted 19 November 2018

From 29 October through to 2 November, GRIP/GRASP experiments, developed by QinetiQ, that investigate how astronauts’ bodies adapt to microgravity, were delivered on board the International Space Station (ISS) for a second time.

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CIMON completes first tasks in space

Posted 16 November 2018

The astronaut assistant, CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN), developed and built by Airbus on behalf of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), has passed its first tests in space with flying colours.

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UKEF given £2bn boost to support British exporters

Posted 15 November 2018

In his Autumn Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced two one-off additions of £1 billion to the UK Export Finance (UKEF) direct lending scheme, to be made available in the financial years 2020/21 and 2021/22.

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Amphenol Invotec reaffirmed as ESA-approved supplier

Posted 14 November 2018

UK-based manufacturer of advanced PCBs, Amphenol Invotec, has successfully extended its European Space Agency (ESA) qualification for the supply of sequential rigid polyimide boards to November 2020.

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AEB organising free Brexit Tool Kit Conference

Posted 13 November 2018

Trade and logistics software provider AEB is hosting a free Brexit Tool Kit Conference in London on 4 December 2018, to assist companies preparing for the post-Brexit environment.

in Defence / Space

QinetiQ team wins DSC contract to develop SDML

Posted 12 November 2018

A team led by QinetiQ has won a contract awarded by the UK Defence Solutions Centre (DSC), to develop its unique Software Defined Multifunction LIDAR (SDML) technology from a bench-top demonstrator, through to a flight ready payload.

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MetOp-C launched

Posted 7 November 2018

This morning at 01:47 h (CET) a Soyuz launcher lifted-off successfully from the European spaceport Kourou (French Guiana) carrying the four-ton weather satellite, MetOp-C.

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Spacebus NEO platform on track for 2019 launch

Posted 2 November 2018

The joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), Thales Alenia Space, has presented the first designed and built Spacebus Neo Xenon Propulsion System (XPS) module that will be integrated into Eutelsat’s KONNECT satellite based

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ADS launches members' Brexit Hub

Posted 1 November 2018

Today ADS has launched a new Brexit Hub on its website to give members a single authoritative source of information on the potential impact of Brexit on the Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors, and on how to prepare.

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Mars rover Desert test drive controlled from Didcot

Posted 1 November 2018

A UK-built Mars rover was taken for a test drive in Spain’s Tabernas Desert this week, under remote control from the Harwell Space Cluster in Oxfordshire – 1,000 miles away.

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Free sat data to help UK public sector

Posted 30 October 2018

Government departments, emergency services and local authorities will receive free access to thousands of high-resolution satellite images of Britain, under plans announced by Science Minister Sam Gyimah.

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RemoveDEBRIS completes recon and navigation test

Posted 30 October 2018

RemoveDEBRIS carried out a test of its onboard vision-based navigation (VBN) system on Sunday 28 October.

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Virgin Orbit LauncherOne mated with Cosmic Girl

Posted 26 October 2018

Virgin Orbit has today revealed the first full images of their rocket, ‘LauncherOne’, as it was ‘mated’ with Cosmic Girl for the first time at the Virgin Orbit base in Long Beach, California.

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Cobham’s RadHard and microelectronics enable NASA’s Parker Solar Probe

Posted 25 October 2018

Cobham has announced that its radiation-hardened (RadHard) and High Reliability Microelectronics, which are integrated into NASA's Parker Solar Probe, will play a pivotal role in enabling it to complete its

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SSTL wins UK Board of Trade award

Posted 25 October 2018

The strong international exports track record of SSTL (Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd) totalling £1.15 billion ($1.5bn) over a 30-year period, has been honoured with an International Board of Trade Award.

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UK-France space agreement delivers device to ocean satellite

Posted 24 October 2018

The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission is a step closer to launch as a UK built device is delivered to Thales Alenia Space in France.

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BepiColombo launches on Ariane 5 from Kourou

Posted 20 October 2018

The European-Japanese BepiColombo mission to Mercury was successfully launched this morning, Saturday 20 October, at 03:45 am (CET) from the spaceport in Kourou (French Guiana) on an Ariane 5 launcher.

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UK Space Agency backs campaign to inspire girls

Posted 15 October 2018

The UK Space Agency has joined a campaign to encourage more girls to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and consider careers in space.

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FCO Chief Scientific Adviser announced

Posted 15 October 2018

Professor Carole Mundell has been announced as the new Chief Scientific Adviser at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

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Britain and Australia enter into space agreement

Posted 5 October 2018

The United Kingdom and Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate cooperation on activities including communications technologies, space situational awareness and satellite navigation.

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Konecranes modernises rotary crane at rocket drives test facility

Posted 2 October 2018

Konecranes is modernising the rotary crane at the test facility for rocket drives at the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt DLR (German Aerospace Centre), installing the latest technology to increase its

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BepiColombo readied for launch to Mercury

Posted 2 October 2018

The BepiColombo joint mission of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - with the space probe constituting a 6.4-metre stacked spacecraft assembly incorporating a four-in-one satellite and a wealth

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Thales Alenia Space UK delivers key element for ExoMars 2020 mission

Posted 1 October 2018

Thales Alenia Space in the UK has achieved the major milestone of delivering its IMU Flight Models to Airbus Defence and Space in UK for integration with the ExoMars Rover.

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AEB releases UK Customs Guide for Traders

Posted 1 October 2018

Earlier this month, HMRC published a letter of advice and guidance to thousands of UK companies who currently only trade goods with EU member states, providing alerts about customs, excise and VAT procedures that these businesses need to apply in

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Solar Orbiter leaving Stevenage for testing

Posted 27 September 2018

The UK-built Solar Orbiter is leaving the Airbus factory in Stevenage to travel to Germany for testing, ahead of its launch in 2020 from Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA.

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Airbus wins ESA studies for human base in lunar orbit

Posted 20 September 2018

The European Space Agency (ESA) has commissioned Airbus for two studies for possible European involvement in the future human base in lunar orbit.

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Harwin strengthens its Gecko series

Posted 19 September 2018

Harwin has significantly extended the scope of its award-winning Gecko Screw-Lok (Gecko-SL) 1.25mm pitch connector solutions – which are targeted at avionics, defence and space applications.

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3DEO NI expanding its team

Posted 19 September 2018

Belfast based 3DEO NI is creating 33 highly skilled technology jobs over the next four years as it prepares to commercialise unique space technology applications.

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Net successfully snares space debris

Posted 19 September 2018

The RemoveDEBRIS satellite has successfully used its on-board net technology in orbit, marking the first demonstration in human history of active debris removal (ADR) technology.

in Space / Events

2019 UK Youth Rocketry Challenge launched

Posted 17 September 2018

The UK’s aspiring astronauts and rocket scientists are being called upon to compete in the UK’s largest youth rocket competition, the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKRoC).

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SSTL confirms launch of NovaSAR-1 and SSTL S1-4

Posted 17 September 2018

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has confirmed the successful launch of two satellites, NovaSAR-1, a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite and SSTL S1-4, a high resolution optical Earth Observation satellite.

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PACE real-time flight optimisation app certified for Inmarsat SB-S

Posted 13 September 2018

The Pacelab Flight Profile Optimiser (FPO) from PACE is the latest application certified for use across Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) platform for aviation operations and safety communications.

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CCP Gransden appointed by Jaguar Land Rover in £35m electric vehicle project

Posted 13 September 2018

The future-proofing of advanced composites manufacturer CCP Gransden in Ballygowan, Co Down, took a major step forward today with the appointment by Jaguar Land Rover to a consortium prototyping a new

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Leonardo signs MoU with Aireon to integrate space-based ADS-B into LeadInSky

Posted 10 September 2018

Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aireon LLC, developer of the world’s first space-based air traffic surveillance system, allowing Leonardo - which provides advanced ATM

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Lizzie Greenwood appointed Director of UKspace

Posted 7 September 2018

UKspace has appointed Lizzie Greenwood as its new Director, effective from today.

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GRC to bring Gatehouse Telecom's GLE to the UK

Posted 5 September 2018

Satcom tester GateHouse Telecom, has signed a reseller agreement with Global RadioData Communications Ltd (GRC) to bring the Global Xpress Link Emulator (GLE), an off air test tool, to the UK market.

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Airbus' ACLS ready for launch to ISS

Posted 5 September 2018

Airbus is sending a new Life Support Rack - also known as an Advanced Closed Loop System (ACLS) - developed for the European Space Agency (ESA) as a technology demonstrator, to the International Space Station (ISS) to purify air and produce oxygen for the

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GKN Aerospace wins ArianeGroup contract for rocket engine turbines

Posted 4 September 2018

GKN Aerospace will develop and manufacture two full scale turbines for the Prometheus low-cost re-usable rocket engine demonstrator on liquid oxygen and methane propellants.

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FLIR helps students prepare for SpaceX competition

Posted 4 September 2018

Engineering students from the University of Edinburgh who were accepted to participate in the exciting SpaceX Hyperloop Pod competition used thermal imaging and measurement technology from FLIR to make sure their prototype was ready

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Leicester University's MIXS on integrated BepiColombo science orbiters

Posted 31 August 2018

The two science orbiters of the joint ESA-JAXA BepiColombo mission carrying the Mercury Imaging X-ray Spectrometer (MIXS) developed by the University of Leicester, are now connected in their launch

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‘Ocean’ satellite Sentinel-6A takes shape

Posted 30 August 2018

The integration of Sentinel-6A, the first of two satellites to continue measuring sea levels from 2020, has reached a new milestone and its critical phase: the propulsion module has been 'mated' with the main structure of the satellite at Airbus.

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Avanti launches South African based operations

Posted 30 August 2018

London based satellite operator, Avanti Communications Group, which provides Ka-Band satellite data communications services across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, officially launched its South Africa-based operations

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UK considers viability of British alternative to EU's Galileo

Posted 29 August 2018

UKspace has announced that it fully endorses the Government’s plans to undertake a major feasibility study into the possible development of an alternative to the EU’s Galileo satellite system, with the UK perhaps

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COMSAT and Avanti sign MDA

Posted 29 August 2018

Provider of satellite connectivity to the US DoD, COMSAT, has announced a seven-year Master Distribution Agreement (MDA) with London headquartered Avanti Communications plc.

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British built laser spacecraft goes into orbit

Posted 23 August 2018

A British-built satellite equipped with a 3.4-Kilowatt laser, as powerful as 840 lightbulbs, was launched into space last night.

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UK Space Agency Steering Board seeks new Chairperson

Posted 23 August 2018

The UK Space Agency is searching for a new Chairperson to lead its Steering Board.

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ADS: No deal Brexit remains worst outcome for business

Posted 23 August 2018

Responding to the publication of the technical notices published by the Government today, the trade body representing the UK's aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, ADS, said a no deal Brexit would create inevitable

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Goonhilly and Spacebit partner on blockchain for space exploration

Posted 22 August 2018

Goonhilly Earth Station (GES) is collaborating with space blockchain technology pioneers, Spacebit, to develop the use of blockchain technology for space-based data applications and mission deployment.

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Inmarsat and Auxilium to deliver satellite IIoT mining solutions

Posted 21 August 2018

Inmarsat and Auxilium Systems, an Australian mining technology solutions company, have established a formal partnership to deliver the most effective Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and communications

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NovaSAR-1 and SSTL S1-4 will launch on ISRO's PSLV

Posted 20 August 2018

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has signed an agreement with Antrix Corporation Limited, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), for the launch into a 580km sun-synchronous orbit of NovaSAR-1, a

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Britain competes to launch an estimated 2,000 satellites by 2030

Posted 15 August 2018

During his first visit to the site of a future UK spaceport in Sutherland last week, Business Secretary Greg Clark expanded on the commercial opportunities to be gained.

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