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Airbus selected for ESA’s new polar ice and snow topography mission

Posted 22 September 2020

The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected Airbus to develop and build the Copernicus polar ice and snow topography mission (CRISTAL).

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UK Government backs British companies tackling space debris

Posted 17 September 2020

Seven pioneering projects which will develop new sensor technology or artificial intelligence to monitor hazardous space debris, were announced yesterday by the UK Space Agency.

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Airbus-built Copernicus to be transported to California for launch

Posted 17 September 2020

Airbus space engineers are preparing the European ocean satellite 'Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich' for its journey to the Vandenberg launch site in California.

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UK built nanosatellites ready for take off

Posted 14 September 2020

UK Government backed ‘nanosatellites’ - built in Glasgow - will launch later this month, joining a fleet of more than 100 objects in low Earth orbit that predict global trade movements.

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Inmarsat's GX Aviation now on 100 Qatar Airways aircraft

Posted 9 September 2020

Inmarsat announced today that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband is now available on 100 Qatar Airways aircraft.

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R4 Integration system secures type approval for Inmarsat's Global Xpress

Posted 9 September 2020

Provider of airborne roll-on/roll-off communication systems for US and partner government aircraft, R4 Integration, Inc. (R4), has received type approval for its R4 C-130 Multi-Purpose Hatch System (MPHS)

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Mark Hewer appointed CEO of Telespazio UK

Posted 8 September 2020

Telespazio UK has appointed Mark Hewer as CEO of the company, succeeding Marco Folino, who has been appointed as Managing Director and CEO of Spaceopal (a DLR GfR and Telespazio company).

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L3Harris Technologies selects Kinaxis RapidResponse

Posted 3 September 2020

L3Harris Technologies has selected Kinaxis RapidResponse to support strategic and tactical decision-making across its supply chains.

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UK Space Agency invites local space cluster proposals

Posted 1 September 2020

The UK Space Agency is inviting proposals for activity to develop the maturity of an early-stage local space cluster in line with its ambitions to grow the space sector across the whole of the UK.

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UK push for landmark UN resolution to agree responsible behaviour in space

Posted 27 August 2020

A global discussion to avoid conflict in space has been launched under a new initiative driven by the UK.

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SEA-KIT USV completes satellite controlled Atlantic Ocean ops

Posted 19 August 2020

SEA-KIT’s 12m Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) ‘Maxlimer’ returned to Plymouth on Friday after 22 days of remote survey operations on Europe’s continental margin, having mapped over 1,000sq km of ocean floor since late July,

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Space Hub Sutherland wins planning approval

Posted 19 August 2020

Ambitious plans to launch satellites into orbit from the north Highlands of Scotland have been approved by the area’s local authority.

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UK space projects addressing development issues given £3.4m cash boost

Posted 19 August 2020

Today, on World Humanitarian Day, the UK Space Agency has announced £3.4 million of new funding for 10 leading-edge projects that back UK academics using space to tackle global development problems – from

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Airbus to build BADR-8 satellite for Arabsat

Posted 18 August 2020

Airbus has been contracted by Arabsat to build BADR-8, their new generation telecommunications satellite, which will replace and increase Arabsat’s capacity and augment its core business at the BADR hotspot 26°E.

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Sentinel-1C radar antenna spreads its wings

Posted 11 August 2020

Fixed to a special device, simulating zero gravity conditions, the 12.3 metre wide and 860 kg SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) radar antenna of the Copernicus Sentinel-1C satellite has successfully spread its wings at the Airbus Integrated

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UK space launch sector builds foundation for collaborative future

Posted 7 August 2020

Industry leaders are urging the UK government to establish world-class rules to enable safe, environmentally conscious and commercially viable space launches from British soil.

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Virgin Orbit to launch 11 satellites for NASA on Launch Demo 2

Posted 6 August 2020

Virgin Orbit’s upcoming Launch Demo 2 mission on LauncherOne will carry 11 small satellites from NASA onboard, as part of NASA’s CubeSat Initiative (CSLI).

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Giant leap for UK spaceflight programme

Posted 29 July 2020

A public consultation on regulations that will support the Space Industry Act 2018 opened today, paving the way for the UK's first ever space launch.

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UK and US militaries launch International Space Pitch Day

Posted 29 July 2020

Start-up tech companies and inventors will get the chance to pitch directly to UK and US military leaders for the $1 million investment to fast-track their ideas for cutting-edge Space innovations.

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Virgin Galactic reveals SpaceShipTwo cabin interior

Posted 29 July 2020

Virgin Galactic has revealed the cabin interior of its first SpaceShipTwo vehicle, VSS Unity.

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UK scientists help NASA seek life on Mars

Posted 29 July 2020

Scientists from the UK are playing a vital role in a NASA mission to Mars set to launch tomorrow.

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UK space innovation programme launched

Posted 28 July 2020

A new National Space Innovation Programme has launched, with an initial £15 million funding for projects related to Earth observation, communications and international partnerships.

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Teledyne’s CCDs integrated into NASA’s Mars Rover Perseverance

Posted 28 July 2020

Teledyne e2v is providing its CCD42-10 image sensor to drive two of the instruments, SuperCam and SHERLOC, on board NASA’s Mars Rover Perseverance, scheduled to launch 30th July at 07:50 Eastern Time, aimed at searching

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Hughes to join UK Government and Bharti in OneWeb consortium

Posted 27 July 2020

Hughes Network Systems today announced its participation in the winning consortium, led by the UK Government and Bharti Enterprises (Bharti), that will acquire OneWeb out of bankruptcy.

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Airbus signs Skynet 6A satellite contract with UK MoD

Posted 20 July 2020

Airbus Defence and Space has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to extend and enhance the Skynet fleet.

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UK built spacecraft captures closest ever images of the Sun

Posted 16 July 2020

The closest images ever taken of the Sun, captured by the UK built Solar Orbiter spacecraft, have been released today.

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Airbus expands its SpaceDataHighway with second satellite

Posted 16 July 2020

The EDRS-C satellite, the second node of Airbus’ SpaceDataHighway constellation, completed its commissioning tests on 15th July 2020 and is now ready to start operational services.

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Virgin Galactic makes changes in preparation for commercial service

Posted 16 July 2020

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc., has announced the appointments of Michael Colglazier as Virgin Galactic’s new Chief Executive Officer and George Whitesides as Chief Space Officer, effective 20th July 2020.

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Young people tackle Earth's problems from space

Posted 15 July 2020

Some of the UK’s best and brightest young minds have been awarded for their imaginative ideas to combat global and local problems using space.

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UK space sector to back 50 SP-INternships this summer

Posted 13 July 2020

Despite the widespread disruption and uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UK space sector is recruiting 50 paid space internships this summer.

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UK Space Agency backs Covid-19 testing kit drone deliveries

Posted 10 July 2020

Drones delivering Covid-19 test kits and a mobile app that uses space-derived data to identify and support vulnerable or elderly people who may be suffering from poverty or loneliness, are among the projects that have been

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UK Space Agency, ESA and DCMS seek 5G logistics support solutions

Posted 9 July 2020

The UK Space Agency, European Space Agency (ESA) and DCMS have joined forces to invite companies to submit ideas for how they can use 5G terrestrial and space technology to support the UK’s logistics businesses – from

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Government grants available for UK space tech projects

Posted 7 July 2020

Government grants worth up to £75,000 are available to the UK space sector to develop new commercial technologies and bring them closer to market.

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Nick Shave appointed Chair of UKspace

Posted 6 July 2020

Nick Shave, who has taken over as Chair of UKspace, the trade association of the UK space industry, has described space as a “critical strategic asset for the nation” and called for “even greater collaboration between the space industry and Government

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QinetiQ wins €8.5m ESA contract

Posted 6 July 2020

QinetiQ’s space business has secured a new contract worth €8.5 million with the European Space Agency (ESA) for the development and production of microgravity-based heat transfer experiments, expected to be installed on the International Space Station

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UK Government acquires OneWeb

Posted 3 July 2020

The UK Government has today led a successful bid to acquire OneWeb, which develops cutting-edge satellite technology in the UK and USA.

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BAE Systems delivers first radiation-hardened RAD5545 radios

Posted 2 July 2020

BAE Systems has delivered its first shipment of next-generation radiation-hardened software defined radios (SDR) enabled by its RAD5545 computer to Lockheed Martin Space.

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Element increases outgassing testing capability for space industry

Posted 2 July 2020

The Element Materials Technology (Element) Los Angeles laboratory has expanded its capability by installing a new outgassing chamber to allow for ASTM E595 outgassing testing for the space industry.

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Astronaut Tim Peake joins Skyrora’s Advisory Board

Posted 1 July 2020

Edinburgh based space rocket company Skyrora has announced the addition of British astronaut, Tim Peake to its advisory board.

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Sutherland satellite launch site plans win council approval

Posted 29 June 2020

A multimillion pound project to establish a satellite launch site in Scotland as a key part of the UK’s growing space sector has taken a major step forward.

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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo completes second flight from Spaceport America

Posted 26 June 2020

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. yesterday announced the successful completion of the second SpaceShipTwo test flight from Spaceport America.

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Airbus and ESA sign agreement to continue ISS operations

Posted 26 June 2020

The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed an annual renewal contract with Airbus - worth around €16 million - on continuing the operation and use of European components on the International Space Station (ISS).

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Far-UK signs up to SPRINT programme

Posted 23 June 2020

Nottingham-based Far-UK, a specialist manufacturer of composite material-based products, has signed up to the national SPRINT business support programme, providing the company with funded access to advanced numerical optimisation expertise from

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Virgin Galactic signs with NASA for orbital human spaceflight to ISS

Posted 22 June 2020

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. announced today the signing of a Space Act Agreement with NASA’s Johnson Space Center to encourage commercial participation in orbital human spaceflight to the International Space

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Skyrora makes first ever launch from Shetland soil

Posted 19 June 2020

Edinburgh-based Skyrora successfully launched its Skylark Nano rocket from remote land, the Fethaland Peninsula at North Roe on the Scottish island last Saturday.

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UK space consortium encourages SME engagement in satcom services

Posted 17 June 2020

Airbus in the UK has teamed with KBR, Leidos UK, Northrop Grumman and QinetiQ to bring new thinking to future space solutions and to launch the Open Innovation – Space initiative, aiming to further increase SME

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Airbus wins next study contract for Martian Sample Fetch Rover

Posted 16 June 2020

Airbus Defence and Space has won the next phase of the study contract (Advanced B2) from the European Space Agency (ESA) for the advanced Sample Fetch Rover which will be used to collect samples from the surface of Mars.

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Telespazio UK awarded ESA contract to detect pipe leaks

Posted 12 June 2020

Telespazio UK, a subsidiary of Telespazio – a joint venture between Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%) – has been awarded a European Space Agency (ESA) contract for the use of Earth Observation to predict and detect leaks in clean water

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Scottish solar panel to fly on UK space launch

Posted 5 June 2020

Glasgow-based AAC Clyde Space will manufacture a new solar panel for space vehicles launched from UK vertical spaceports.

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UK commits new funding to combat space debris

Posted 27 May 2020

The UK Government has committed funding for innovative solutions to tackle the growing problem of potentially hazardous space debris.

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Airbus wins ESA contract to build third ESM for NASA’s Orion

Posted 26 May 2020

The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a contract with Airbus - worth around €250 million - for the construction of the third European Service Module (ESM) for Orion, the American crewed spacecraft.

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Skyrora conducts UK's first complete ground rocket test in 50 years

Posted 20 May 2020

Skyrora has successfully conducted the UK's first complete ground rocket test in 50 years, which took place in Scotland whilst adhering strictly to social distancing measures.

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New UK-based space team lifts off

Posted 20 May 2020

Four UK-based companies - Serco, Inmarsat, CGI UK and Lockheed Martin UK - are teaming up to combine their complementary skills and expertise to further enhance the country’s space industry capabilities to deliver prosperity and security.

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SSTL videos tell kids How Space Works

Posted 19 May 2020

During the COVID-19 lockdown of 2020, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has created a series of videos which help answer childrens' questions about space.

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Salad could one day be grown on Mars

Posted 19 May 2020

Salad seeds sent to space on the International Space Station (ISS) grow only slightly slower when back on Earth, giving hope for the future of growing food on another planet.

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Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to launch in May

Posted 19 May 2020

A new online service will launch on 26th May for small and medium sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees, the Government has announced today.

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Chancellor extends furlough scheme to October

Posted 12 May 2020

The UK Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will remain open until the end of October, the Chancellor announced today, with employers paying a percentage of the salaries of their furloughed staff.

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Airbus supplies EU with satellite communications

Posted 12 May 2020

Airbus has won the new satellite communications framework contract for military and civil missions of the European Union and its member states.

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ADS urges Government to work closely with industry on COVID-19 Recovery Strategy

Posted 11 May 2020

Reacting to today’s publication of the UK Government’s COVID-19 Recovery Strategy, ADS said tens of thousands of jobs are at risk in the UK’s aerospace, defence, security and space industries without

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Holovis social distancing app supports safe return to work

Posted 6 May 2020

Holovis has developed a social distancing app to support the unique challenges being faced when returning to the workplace post-Covid.

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Airbus and Xenesis sign payload contract for Bartolomeo on ISS

Posted 6 May 2020

Airbus and Xenesis have signed a contract for a payload slot on the International Space Station (ISS) Bartolomeo platform for the demonstration of their Xen-Hub optical communication space terminal.

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Serco to support USAF Satellite Control Network in UK

Posted 30 April 2020

Serco’s Defence business has been awarded a £25 million contract by CACI to continue to provide operations and maintenance support to the US Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) at the Telemetry and Command Station

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Air League conducting live Q&A with Major Tim Peake

Posted 29 April 2020

The Air League is to conduct a live questions and answers (Q&A) session next Monday (4th May) with British astronaut, Major Tim Peake.

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NASA and Virgin Galactic cooperate to fight COVID-19

Posted 28 April 2020

The CEO of Virgin Galactic, George Whitesides, announced yesterday that Virgin Galactic has established a Space Act Agreement with NASA to develop innovative solutions to the problems facing healthcare workers on the frontline

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BAE Systems wins DARPA contract to develop machine learning analytics

Posted 24 April 2020

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop machine learning analytics as a service – a first-of-its-kind, cloud-based model for the US

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Airbus´ JUICE spacecraft nearing completion

Posted 23 April 2020

JUICE, the JUpiter ICy moons Explorer mission, has reached its next milestone via different Airbus sites in Europe.

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UKspace launches COVID-19 Webinars for UK space sector

Posted 22 April 2020

Tomorrow the first of a series of COVID-19 Webinars will be broadcast specifically for members of the UK space sector by trade body UKspace.

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New £1.25bn package of funding for innovative UK firms

Posted 20 April 2020

UK businesses driving innovation and development will be helped through the coronavirus outbreak with a £1.25 billion government support package, the Chancellor announced today.

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Chancellor extends furlough scheme to end of June

Posted 17 April 2020

The government’s unprecedented furlough scheme that is keeping millions of people in jobs will be extended for a further month, the Chancellor confirmed today.

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Inmarsat and APEX to connect aviation industry during pandemic

Posted 17 April 2020

Inmarsat has joined forces with international airline association APEX, to connect the global aviation industry during the most challenging time in its history.

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Astrophysicist wins Serco Global Award for supporting ESA educational facility

Posted 16 April 2020

Michel Breitfellner, Serco Contract Manager working at the European Space Agency (ESA) in the European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC) in Madrid, has been recognised by Serco with a Global Award for his

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UK space technologies to boost NHS Coronavirus response

Posted 15 April 2020

A new drive to fund space-enabled technology and services that can strengthen the NHS response to coronavirus was launched yesterday by the UK Space Agency.

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CIMON-2 makes ISS debut

Posted 15 April 2020

CIMON-2 - the updated version of the CIMON astronaut assistant, developed and built by Airbus - has now demonstrated its capabilities during initial tests on the International Space Station (ISS).

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Serco awarded US Space Force contract

Posted 8 April 2020

Serco Inc. has been awarded a new contract from the US Space Force to manage, operate and maintain the Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance (GEODSS) system.

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Celestia to use Caple loan for UK satellite ground station

Posted 7 April 2020

Alternative SME credit specialist Caple has helped space tech company Celestia Technologies Group (Celestia), to access a £3.5m (€4m) eight-year unsecured cross border loan for acquisition and growth, allowing

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OMS selects AAC Clyde Space for in-orbit weather observation

Posted 6 April 2020

Provider of advanced instrumentation for small satellite missions and analysis-ready earth data intelligence platforms, Orbital Micro Systems (OMS), announced it has selected Glasgow-based AAC Clyde Space to provide a

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BepiColombo to fly-by Earth

Posted 3 April 2020

The Airbus built BepiColombo mission will make a fly-by past Earth on 10th April 2020 as it continues on its epic journey to Mercury.

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Peli lightens the logistics load with Light Lift

Posted 2 April 2020

To ease the burden of logistics professionals everywhere, Peli Products has introduced the Peli-Hardigg Light Lift Series rotationally moulded cases.

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Horizon Technologies secures new FlyingFish orders

Posted 1 April 2020

Horizon Technologies has secured a £500+K order for an undisclosed quantity of FlyingFish SIGINT systems from a Sub-Saharan African country.

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UK space sector working together on response to coronavirus

Posted 31 March 2020

The UK Space Agency and trade body UKspace, are working together to help the space sector respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Airbus successfully completes CHEOPS IOC

Posted 26 March 2020

Airbus has received confirmation from ESA of a successful end to the In Orbit Commissioning (IOC) of CHEOPS after the IOC review yesterday.

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OneWeb launches 34 more satellites

Posted 25 March 2020

OneWeb has successfully launched 34 more satellites into obit from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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ABGI offers free support to companies looking to combat Covid-19

Posted 24 March 2020

UK innovation funding specialist, ABGI, has announced it is now offering free advice and support on R&D tax relief claims to companies investigating ways of combatting the coronavirus to meet the nation’s current

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Unst airfield set for new lease of life as space industry hub

Posted 20 March 2020

Shetland Space Centre is to exercise its option to lease the Ordale Airfield at Baltasound in Unst as it gears up for spaceflight activity.

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ADS creates Coronavirus COVID-19 Hub

Posted 20 March 2020

As the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on business is constantly evolving in the UK and globally, ADS - the trade organisation representing the UK's aerospace, defence, security and space sectors - has created a Coronavirus COVID-19 Hub, which will

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Farming by Satellite Prize 2020 opens for applications

Posted 19 March 2020

The European GNSS Agency (GSA), the EU agency managing Europe’s satellite navigation systems, EGNOS and Galileo, today announced the return of the Farming by Satellite Prize, which will promote the use of GNSS and Earth

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Inmarsat's Fleet Xpress to facilitate Nekton subsea data streams

Posted 11 March 2020

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress has again been chosen to provide the connectivity backbone enabling images captured by the deep ocean research institute, Nekton, from the floor of the Indian Ocean, to be transmitted to

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Shetland spaceport proposals submitted to local authority

Posted 9 March 2020

Proposals for a spaceport complex to launch small rockets with satellite payloads from the UK’s most northerly island have been formally subm

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Airbus’ Bartolomeo launched

Posted 9 March 2020

The Airbus built Bartolomeo platform was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, US on Friday and is now on its journey to the International Space Station (ISS), where it will be installed outside of the Columbus Laboratory, the European module of the

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Space set to generate 15,000 high-level UK green jobs

Posted 6 March 2020

The Government is being urged to invest more in the space sector to fight climate change as new research shows that the industry could generate thousands of high-level new 'green jobs' in the UK.

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Peli unveils new deeper longer Air Cases

Posted 6 March 2020

Peli Products today launched four new longer and deeper cases in the re-engineered (up to 40% lighter) Peli Air Case line.

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Half a century since Black Arrow launched UK into space age

Posted 4 March 2020

Today marks 50 years since the Black Arrow rocket conducted its first successful flight, launching the UK into the space age.

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Isotropic Systems licenses multibeam antenna tech to aero and defence integrators

Posted 4 March 2020

Isotropic Systems today announced it is licensing patented core components of its scalable, multibeam antennas to aeronautical and defence system integrators, to accelerate customised designs,

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UK welcomes Canadian space sector

Posted 3 March 2020

A large space sector delegation from Canada touches down in the UK this week to explore new partnerships and seek valuable opportunities to use space data, supported by the UK Space Agency.

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Raytheon hosts its first UK space trade mission to the USA

Posted 27 February 2020

Raytheon, in collaboration with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Trade, have welcomed more than two dozen British businesses to a UK Space Supplier Conference in Los Angeles, California.

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UK sensors detect 400 Marsquakes in one year

Posted 26 February 2020

The NASA InSight lander, which is supported by the UK Space Agency, has recorded 400 likely ‘Marsquakes’ in the first year of its mission.

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Scottish Enterprise helps Celestia UK develop advanced antenna systems

Posted 21 February 2020

Celestia Technologies Group UK Ltd (Celestia UK) will establish an innovative project to develop a fully electronic scanning antenna for use with satellite-based aircraft Wi-Fi applications after receiving a

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Inmarsat launches connectivity services in Saudi Arabia

Posted 20 February 2020

Inmarsat has announced that it will bring its aviation, maritime and enterprise connectivity solutions to customers based in Saudi Arabia through new partner agreements.

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Shetland Space Centre gets £2m for satellite launch programme

Posted 19 February 2020

Plans by the Shetland Space Centre (SSC) to build and operate the UK’s only satellite launch site have been given a major boost by a £2,050,000 investment from Leonne International, the international private equity

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UK’s first ISS tech takes off

Posted 18 February 2020

UK-built technology that will revolutionise the science astronauts carry out on the International Space Station (ISS), took off on Saturday 15th February.

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