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Resonate Testing calls for greater government support for NI space sector

Posted 18 October 2021

Resonate Testing's Managing Director, Tom Mallon, has called for more support for the Northern Ireland (NI) space sector, worried that the region may be left behind its GB counterparts if it is not provided, threatening the progress that has already been made in the sector.

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UK and NASA join forces on new mission to study ‘magnetic bubble’ around Sun

Posted 18 October 2021

The UK Space Agency and NASA have agreed to work together on a mission to observe and map the heliosphere - the area of space surrounding the Sun filled with charged particles known as the solar wind.

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SSTL secures ESA InCubed funding to improve data throughput for small EO satellites

Posted 18 October 2021

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has secured European Space Agency InCubed programme financial and technical support to demonstrate a high throughput, flexible and intelligent payload

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Serco awarded new contract to support ESA science missions

Posted 14 October 2021

Serco Europe has been awarded new services valued at approximatively €4 million, as part of an ongoing framework contract with the European Space Agency (ESA).

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UK Minister for Defence Procurement starts Skynet 6A satellite production at Airbus

Posted 11 October 2021

Jeremy Quin MP, the UK’s Minister for Defence Procurement, visited Airbus in Stevenage today and pushed the button to start production of the first panel skin for the UK MOD’s next generation

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Horizon Technologies appoints new executives

Posted 6 October 2021

Horizon Technologies has announced the appointment of two new executives, Roberta Rudd, AMP, MBA, as its Head of Strategic Programmes, Horizon Space Technologies and James Masey as Director of Business Development, Horizon Aerospace

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First pay data for the UK space sector

Posted 5 October 2021

The first report on pay in the UK space sector has been published by the Space Skills Alliance and the Space Growth Partnership's Space Skills Advisory Panel.

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Filtronic presented 2021 Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade

Posted 4 October 2021

Filtronic plc today hosted a ceremony at which Mrs Sue Snowdon, Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of County Durham, formally presented Filtronic with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International

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UK’s new science minister George Freeman visits Filtronic

Posted 4 October 2021

Designer and manufacturer of RF, microwave and mmWave products for telecomms infrastructure, aerospace & defence, critical comms and space markets, Filtronic plc, last month welcomed the newly-appointed Minister for

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Airbus and partners to study standards for 5G from space

Posted 1 October 2021

Space based network infrastructure will soon complement the 5G terrestrial mobile networks currently being deployed, leading to satellite comms becoming an integrated and indispensable part of the global telecomms

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Government plans to strengthen UK space sector

Posted 28 September 2021

New plans to strengthen the UK as a world class space nation by firing up its multibillion-pound space industry have been set out in a National Space Strategy launched yesterday.

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Recruitment bias preventing STEM professions being more inclusive

Posted 27 September 2021

STEM leaders need to do more to challenge recruitment bias within their own organisations to help the industry become more inclusive, according to a leading STEM recruitment scheme.

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Space Forge awarded ESA funding for pioneering launch tech

Posted 27 September 2021

Cardiff start-up Space Forge, has secured a £1.71 million boost to develop commercial space transportation services which could help place the UK at the forefront of the global small satellite launch market.

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Isotropic Systems secures funding for multilink antennas

Posted 27 September 2021

Developer of transformational broadband terminal technologies, Isotropic Systems, has raised over $37 million in an equity financing round, which fully funds the development of its game-changing multilink antennas through

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Prestwick Spaceport partners with Astraius on horizontal launch tech

Posted 22 September 2021

Prestwick Spaceport has secured a launch partner for its spaceport development in a landmark deal that will boost Scotland’s space industry ambitions and create an important strategic asset for the UK.

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Inmarsat launches OneFi

Posted 21 September 2021

Inmarsat today announced the launch of its innovative new OneFi customer experience platform for airlines.

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Launch of Space to Innovate Campaign Bravo Drop

Posted 20 September 2021

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) Space Programme and UK Space Agency (UKSA) are working together with the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), to launch the Bravo Drop of the Space to Innovate Campaign.

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SSTL signs ESA Lunar Pathfinder comms contract

Posted 16 September 2021

The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a contract with Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) for communications services from Lunar Pathfinder, due to launch in 2024.

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BAE Systems acquires In-Space Missions

Posted 14 September 2021

BAE Systems has acquired In-Space Missions, a UK company that designs, builds and operates satellites and satellite systems.

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ADS appoints Kevin Craven as Chief Executive

Posted 10 September 2021

Kevin Craven is to be appointed as the permanent Chief Executive of ADS, effective from 1st October, having been approved by the ADS Board.

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Validair supplies airborne particle counter for studying Mars soil

Posted 8 September 2021

Was there life on Mars? Amongst the excitement of space missions to the Red Planet, successful landings and the deployment of the Mars Rover, it’s easy to forget that the vital analysis of samples retrieved from the

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SaxaVord UK Spaceport appoints Launch Campaign Manager

Posted 7 September 2021

One of the UK’s most respected rocket engineers, Ben Jarvis, has joined the SaxaVord UK Spaceport team as Launch Campaign Manager.

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SSTL launches Lunar Mission Builder App

Posted 1 September 2021

Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) has gone live with a new Lunar Mission Builder App designed to calculate the communications service a lunar mission could receive from SSTL’s Lunar Pathfinder communications spacecraft, due to launch in

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Celestia UK names new CEO

Posted 31 August 2021

Celestia UK has announced the appointment of Malachy Devlin as its new CEO.

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Astroscale’s ELSA-d demos repeated magnetic capture

Posted 31 August 2021

Astroscale’s End-of-Life Services by Astroscale-demonstration (ELSA-d) successfully tested its ability to capture its client spacecraft using the servicer’s magnetic capture system, in a demonstration performed on Wednesday

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UK space science projects offered funding up to £375,000

Posted 26 August 2021

UK companies and research organisations are invited to apply for up to £375,000 funding to develop technologies that could support the next generation of space science missions.

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UK Space Agency launches Regional Space Development fund

Posted 25 August 2021

The UK Space Agency is inviting local development bodies to bid for funding of up to £100,000 to help put space at the heart of local economies, by today launching the £600,000 Regional Space Development fund, which

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SPRINT recruits Rain Irshad and Ann Swift

Posted 25 August 2021

The national SPRINT (SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology) business support programme has made two new appointments in senior roles, with Rain Irshad joining as the new Head of Programme and Ann Swift as the new National

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BAE Systems collaborates with GlobalFoundries to produce RAD510 SoC

Posted 24 August 2021

BAE Systems is collaborating with GlobalFoundries to produce radiation-hardened RAD510 System on Chip (SoC) single board computers (SBCs) for space.

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Spire Global receives DASA space tech funds for RF signals detection and geolocation

Posted 19 August 2021

Spire Global today announced significant funding awarded by Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), a UK Government-backed programme, as part of its Space to Innovate Campaign’s Themed

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Airbus, GRC, Avanti and Get SAT to provide secure satcom-on-the-move connectivity

Posted 19 August 2021

Airbus Defence and Space, GRC Ltd, Avanti Communications Group plc and Get SAT Ltd, have signed a multimillion dollar contract to deliver high-speed, secure satcom-on-the-move connectivity.

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Pléiades Neo 4 launched

Posted 18 August 2021

Pléiades Neo 4, the second satellite of the Pléiades Neo Earth observation constellation, was successfully launched by Arianespace’s European launcher Vega from French Guiana on Monday night.

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Inmarsat's new Iris components trialled by Boeing and Alaska Airlines

Posted 18 August 2021

Inmarsat has announced its participation in this year’s Boeing ecoDemonstrator programme - which aims to enhance the sustainability and safety of air travel by testing new technologies - with the first flight

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Airbus' JUICE makes last stop on Earth before Jupiter mission

Posted 12 August 2021

The Airbus-built JUICE spacecraft, (JUpiter ICy moons Explorer mission) developed for the European Space Agency (ESA) has arrived in Toulouse, where it will stay for its final assembly and test campaign at Airbus’

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SpaceTech sector on track for record-breaking year of funding

Posted 12 August 2021

The SpaceTech sector experienced another record-breaking quarter of venture financing in Q2 2021, both in terms of amounts invested and deals done, according to the latest figures from the Seraphim SpaceTech Venture

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UK Space Agency run growth scheme opens to space entrepreneurs

Posted 11 August 2021

A pioneering programme to help firms find their place in space has given a total of 31 businesses a £900,000 boost and created new jobs - and the search is now on to find the next group of entrepreneurs to benefit.

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Dstl awards £9.5m Titania contract

Posted 9 August 2021

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have awarded a £9.5 million contract to In-Space Missions Ltd for the build of the Titania satellite, which will undertake vital research on the next-generation of military communications

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UK Space Command officially launched

Posted 3 August 2021

A special ceremony was held at Space Command Headquarters, RAF High Wycombe last Thursday, to mark the official opening of UK Space Command, with the first ‘Space Operator’ Badges presented to personnel.

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World’s first fully flexible satellite lifts-off

Posted 2 August 2021

A UK-built satellite capable of being reprogrammed in space has successfully launched from French Guiana in South America.

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UK Space industry to benefit from £1.5m space tech fund

Posted 30 July 2021

UK Space Agency has announced new funding to support ambitious plans for the exploration of space, such as the utilisation of resources beyond Earth’s atmosphere, the use of nuclear power in space or the exploration of the Moon and

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CAA becomes UK space regulator and launches licencing regime

Posted 30 July 2021

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has become the UK's space regulator and is now open for business to any UK or international company that wants to operate under a UK space licence.

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Airbus completes integration of third Copernicus Sentinel-2

Posted 29 July 2021

Airbus has finished the integration of the Copernicus Sentinel-2C satellite. It is the third of its kind and will now be shipped to Munich to undergo extensive environmental tests to prove its readiness for space.

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Inmarsat unveils ORCHESTRA

Posted 29 July 2021

Today, Inmarsat unveiled plans for ORCHESTRA, a first-of-its-kind network set to bring together existing geosynchronous (GEO) satellites with low earth orbit satellites (LEO) and terrestrial 5G into an integrated, high-performance solution, enabling

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Inmarsat completes first SB-S test on Boeing 737 within China

Posted 28 July 2021

Inmarsat today announced that its SB-S connectivity platform for aviation operations and safety has successfully powered the first ever test of a digital cockpit application on a Boeing 737 aircraft within Chinese

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Inmarsat exceeds 500 Jet ConneX installations with Gulfstream

Posted 23 July 2021

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp is celebrating a new milestone, surpassing 500 installations of Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX in-flight connectivity platform on its large-cabin aircraft.

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SPRINT secures new funding from Research England’s CCF

Posted 22 July 2021

The SPRINT (SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology) programme has secured major funding from Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund (CCF).

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Astronaut inspires children at SaxaVord Spaceport's Astronaut Job Camp

Posted 20 July 2021

An astronaut who will go into space on board a special SpaceX expedition later this year inspired children who are attending an Astronaut Job Camp hosted at SaxaVord Spaceport.

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Sparkwing solar panels from Airbus to power lunar mission of Masten

Posted 20 July 2021

Today, Airbus announced that its Sparkwing solar panels were selected by USA-based Masten Space Systems for their XL-1 lunar lander.

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Kaefer receives third consecutive ADS SC21 gold award

Posted 20 July 2021

Kaefer have received their third consecutive gold performance award as part of the 21st Century Supply Chains (SC21) Operational Excellence (OE) programme.

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Funding partnerships launch the UK-Australia Space Bridge

Posted 20 July 2021

The first collaborative activity within the UK-Australia Space Bridge framework is being launched today by Australia’s SmartSat CRC, UK Science and Innovation Network and the Satellite Applications Catapult with the

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Serco awarded contract to support ESA satellite ops in Germany

Posted 19 July 2021

Serco Germany has been awarded a new contract by the European Space Agency to provide support services for the European Space Operation Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany.

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Exobotics launches world’s first portable thermal vacuum testing system

Posted 15 July 2021

Cornwall and Cambridge based company, Exobotics, are continuing their mission to make space accessible for all, by developing the next generation of small satellite subsystems to lower the barriers of cost,

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UK funding to reduce space collision risks

Posted 15 July 2021

UK companies and research organisations can bid for funding to develop technologies or data processing capabilities to reduce the risks of collisions in space.

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Jewers Doors opens new purpose built HQ

Posted 14 July 2021

Staff at Biggleswade based Jewers Doors have moved into their new purpose-built factory and office building this week after only a 26 week build programme.

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Euroconsult releases Ground Segment Analysis 2021 report

Posted 13 July 2021

In response to the rapid growth and growing interest in the ground segment market, international consulting and market intelligence firm Euroconsult have released a new report analysing revenue opportunities looking

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Virgin Galactic completes first fully crewed spaceflight

Posted 11 July 2021

Virgin Galactic today announced that VSS Unity successfully reached space, completing the Company’s fourth rocket-powered spaceflight.

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Reaction Engines secures new UK Government funding for Space Access Programme

Posted 9 July 2021

New government funding will help leading UK space technology company Reaction Engines bring low-carbon space propulsion one step closer through its ground-breaking SABRE technology programme.

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Northrop Grumman joins Space Park Leicester

Posted 9 July 2021

Northrop Grumman is joining Space Park Leicester to co-locate with the researchers, scientists and engineers who will lead exciting future developments in the UK and international space market.

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QinetiQ to support Horizon 2020

Posted 9 July 2021

The European Space Agency (ESA) has confirmed the appointment of QinetiQ to deliver and operate an important new satellite that will support technological innovation, de-risking and concept testing for public agencies and commercial enterprises in

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Inmarsat CEO calls for net zero in space

Posted 9 July 2021

Speaking at Space-Comm Expo in Farnborough yesterday, Rajeev Suri, Chief Executive Office of Inmarsat called on the UK space sector to innovate, to work together and across borders, to commit to sustainability and to use procurement decisions to

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Space-Comm Expo concludes for 2021

Posted 8 July 2021

Space-Comm Expo, the UK’s first event dedicated to the commercial future of space, concluded today with a focus on defence, featuring representatives from the Royal Air Force, Dstl and Space Command joining global defence contractors to discuss a secure

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Skyrora launch mission to de-orbit historic Prospero satellite

Posted 8 July 2021

British rocket company Skyrora has called on the UK space industry to support its efforts to find Prospero - the first British satellite to have been launched successfully by a British rocket - and remove it from orbit.

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Inaugural Space-Comm Expo goes into orbit

Posted 7 July 2021

Space-Comm Expo, the UK’s first event dedicated to the commercialisation of space, kicked off today with an opening address from Elodie Viau of the European Space Agency and Ian Annette from the UK Space Agency, who joined Kevin Craven from ADS to

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First satellite ground station antenna installed in Shetland

Posted 6 July 2021

The first antenna in SaxaVord Spaceport’s ground station for supporting satellites has been installed, marking a major milestone for the company and the Shetland community.

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Cornwall’s space cluster on show at SPACE-COMM EXPO

Posted 5 July 2021

From deep space communication and equipment testing for beyond earth orbit missions, to the innovative application and democratisation of satellite data - key players from Cornwall’s Space cluster are representing the breadth of

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Airbus-built European Robotic Arm ready for Space

Posted 5 July 2021

Airbus space engineers have installed ESA’s European Robotic Arm (ERA) onto the Russian Multipurpose Laboratory Module (MLM) and it is now ready for its flight to the International Space Station (ISS).

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Horizon Technologies showcasing its solutions at SPACE-COMM EXPO

Posted 5 July 2021

Horizon Technologies will be showcasing its solutions at the SPACE-COMM EXPO at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Farnborough, UK from 7-8 July 2021.

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OneWeb completes its ‘Five to 50’ mission

Posted 2 July 2021

OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, yesterday announced the successful launch of another 36 satellites to mark the completion of its ‘Five to 50’ mission to cover regions north of 50 degrees Latitude including UK,

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Landing on Mars one step closer for British-built rover

Posted 2 July 2021

A new and upgraded parachute for the UK-built Rosalind Franklin Mars rover has successfully passed a series of high-altitude tests, bringing further exploration of the Red Planet one step closer.

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HM The Queen and HRH The Princess Royal visit Spire's Glasgow facility

Posted 30 June 2021

Her Majesty The Queen and Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal today visited the Glasgow facility of Spire Global (Spire), a provider of space-based data, analytics and space services.

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UK Space Agency funding to help kickstart space tech projects

Posted 30 June 2021

Grants from the UK Space Agency worth up to £15,000 each will help UK companies get their ideas for space-based technologies or research off the ground

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BAE Systems to deliver M-Code Military GPS tech to Germany

Posted 30 June 2021

BAE Systems received a contract from the Space and Missile Systems Centre’s Space Production Corps to deliver M-Code Military GPS technology to Germany.

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Shetland Space Centre rebrands to SaxaVord Spaceport

Posted 30 June 2021

Shetland Space Centre is changing its name to SaxaVord Spaceport as it rebrands to position itself at the heart of the new space economy in Europe.

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Airbus to provide Royal Navy's sat-based maritime surveillance

Posted 28 June 2021

The UK Royal Navy has awarded a 12 month contract extension to Airbus covering the continued provision of satellite-based maritime surveillance services for the Joint Maritime Security Centre (JMSC).

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Teledyne e2v expands support for its EV12AQ60x ADC series

Posted 25 June 2021

Teledyne e2v has expanded the scope of engineering support accompanying its popular EV12AQ60x analog-to-digital converter (ADC) series.

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Airbus Eurostar satellites reach millennium milestone

Posted 24 June 2021

Airbus designed and built Eurostar geostationary telecommunications satellites have clocked up 1,000 years of successful service in orbit.

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British-built satellites to help fight climate change and save wildlife

Posted 24 June 2021

Monitoring and tackling climate change and tracking endangered wildlife are among the exciting features of three UK-built satellites set to launch on a SpaceX rocket on Friday 25th June.

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University of Surrey and Airbus reveal CFRP coating for space applications

Posted 22 June 2021

The University of Surrey and Airbus have revealed a new state-of-the-art nano-barrier vacuum-deposited coating that can be applied on spacecraft structures made of ultra-high performance

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AAC Clyde Space wins £4.6m order from Horizon Technologies

Posted 22 June 2021

AAC Clyde Space (AAC) has won a £4.6 million order for a full turn-key solution from Horizon Space Technologies, including two new satellite launches, operations and data delivery.

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ISR sats to secure over 50% of global military sats market by 2031

Posted 21 June 2021

The growing importance of information-based warfare and a huge demand for real-time situational awareness is expected to propel the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) satellites segment to

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Summer Astronaut Job Camp to be held at Shetland Space Centre

Posted 18 June 2021

Children will be able to participate in 'astronaut teacher' Mike Mongo’s Astronaut Job Camp, hosted from Shetland Space Centre this summer, with fees paid for.

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A generation inspired by Tim Peake

Posted 18 June 2021

Today marks the fifth anniversary of Tim Peake's Soyuz space capsule landing in the Kazakhstan desert as he returned from a six-month expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) and now hundreds of people have shared their stories of how the

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New NSPTF boosts UK space sector

Posted 17 June 2021

A new gold standard national rocket test facility - the National Space Propulsion Test Facility (NSPTF) - offering cheaper and greener testing has been unveiled by Science Minister Amanda Solloway today.

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Mars Rover lands at Advanced Engineering UK

Posted 16 June 2021

The ExoMars Rover is set to feature at Advanced Engineering UK at the NEC Birmingham (3-4 November) as part of the show’s new Space & Satellite Engineering zone.

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Peli introduces 31 Light Lift cases

Posted 16 June 2021

Peli Products has introduced 31 new case sizes to the innovative Peli-Hardigg Light Lift case line, a series of rotationally moulded cases that was conceived to ease the burden of logistics professionals everywhere.

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Teledyne e2v first to have fully space-qualified 4-Channel ADC

Posted 15 June 2021

Teledyne e2v's EV12AQ600 has just been confirmed as the industry’s first 4-channel analog-to-digital converter (ADC) to be qualified for space deployment.

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ESA/NASA validate Airbus' ERO design

Posted 15 June 2021

Airbus has passed an important milestone for the Earth Return Orbiter (ERO) mission, which will bring the first Mars samples back to Earth: it has passed the Preliminary Design Review with the European Space Agency (ESA) and with the participation of

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NORSS innovation secures £10k R&D tax credits

Posted 14 June 2021

Northumberland headquartered sustainable space specialist Northern Space & Security (NORSS) has received £10,000 in research and development (R&D) tax credits, thanks to the innovation demonstrated in its projects.

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G7 nations commit to safe and sustainable use of space

Posted 14 June 2021

At the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, delegates from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the USA, the UK and the EU, pledged yesterday to take action to tackle the growing hazard of space debris as our planet’s orbit

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Top space tech investor looks forward to LSE floatation

Posted 11 June 2021

Seraphim Space Investment Trust plc today announced its intention to launch an initial public offering (IPO) on the Premium Segment of the Official List of the FCA and to begin trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange

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UK scientists on a mission to Venus

Posted 10 June 2021

British scientists will play a leading role in a new mission to study the geology and atmosphere of Venus, our neighbouring planet, helping determine whether it was once habitable – and why Earth became the only known planet that can sustain life.

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Paul Bate appointed as UK Space Agency CEO

Posted 10 June 2021

Dr Paul Bate has been appointed as the new CEO of the UK Space Agency, with a mission to continue the expansion and success of a sector that will play an increasingly vital role in the UK economy.

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Space-Comm Expo to host British spaceport leaders

Posted 9 June 2021

UK’s first event dedicated to the commercialisation of space, Space-Comm Expo, today announced it will be hosting the first public panel discussion between four of the seven potential UK spaceports at its inaugural event at Farnborough

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Philippines MULA satellite passes SSTL Qualification Status Review

Posted 9 June 2021

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) and the Advanced Satellite for the Philippines and Know-how Transfer for the Philippines (ASP) Project of the Space Technology Applications Mastery, Innovation and

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Airbus readies ESM-2 for crewed Moon mission

Posted 8 June 2021

The second European Service Module’s (ESM) flight model is well into the integration test phase as Airbus readies it for the initial Orion mission with astronauts – which will fly around the Moon and return to Earth.

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Isotropic Systems and SES GS set to unlock US Military next-gen connectivity

Posted 7 June 2021

SES Government Solutions (SES GS) and Isotropic Systems have successfully completed the first of two milestone next-gen antenna trials with the US Military, aimed at unleashing unprecedented

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GSI appoints Peter Young as CEO

Posted 4 June 2021

Global Surface Intelligence (GSI) today announced the appointment of Peter Young as its new CEO.

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Virgin Galactic secures IIAS research spaceflight contract

Posted 3 June 2021

Virgin Galactic has announced a new contract to fly Kellie Gerardi, a researcher for the International Institute for Astronautical Sciences (IIAS), on a dedicated research flight, during which Kellie will conduct

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Government fund will support new ideas for cleaning up space

Posted 3 June 2021

Just as its reported that the robotic arm of the International Space Station (ISS) has been hit by space junk, space firms are being invited to apply for a share of up to £800,000 in funding from the UK Space Agency to

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Worms on a mission to research muscle loss in space

Posted 3 June 2021

Today, hundreds of tiny worms are being flown to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of an experiment to understand more about human muscle loss and how to prevent it.

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