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Orbex and Elecnor Deimos Form Strategic Partnership for Satellite Launches | Orbex

Orbex and Elecnor Deimos Form Strategic Partnership for Satellite Launches | Orbex | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it
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Skyrora: Scotland joins space race with 3D printed suborbital launch vehicle | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Skyrora: Scotland joins space race with 3D printed suborbital launch vehicle | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it
Edinburgh-based Skyrora, a company with partners in Ukraine, will launch a partially 3D printed suborbital vehicle from the north of Scotland later this year. Skyrora's rocket engines run on hydrogen peroxide and kerosene.
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UK-Ukrainian launch vehicle developer Skyrora to establish smallsat launch site

UK-Ukrainian launch vehicle developer Skyrora to establish smallsat launch site | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it
U.K.-based Skyrora has unveiled plans to host a suborbital test flight in the fourth quarter of 2018. As part of its strategy to meet the rising demand for small satellite launches in a cost-effective manner, the company aims to set up a facility to launch smallsats from Scotland.
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Twinkle’s cooling system passes tests

Twinkle’s cooling system passes tests | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it

A new, compact cooling system that will be used on the Twinkle spacecraft has undergone recent tests at the Science and Technology Facilities Councils (STFC) RAL Space facility.

Twinkle’s instruments need to be cooled so that the detectors measure radiation from the planet, rather than emissions from the satellite

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UK space launch programme receives £50 million boost in Government’s Industrial Strategy - GOV.UK

UK space launch programme receives £50 million boost in Government’s Industrial Strategy - GOV.UK | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it

A £50 million programme to enable new satellite launch services and low gravity spaceflights from UK spaceports will boost the economy and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

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Sky & Space Global nano-sats get UK regulator green light

Sky & Space Global nano-sats get UK regulator green light | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it
ASX-listed Sky and Space Global has hit another critical milestone on its march towards full commercialisation of its game-changing nano-satellite network, receiving official approval from the UK’s communications regulator. The tick of approval from the regulator, known as Ofcom, is validation of the successful operation in orbit of the Perth-listed company’s three demonstration nano-satellites.
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Black Arrow 2

Black Arrow 2 | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it
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The Black Arrow 2 rocket from Horizon technology http://www.horizonsas.com/products/ standing on a temporary launch pad ready to be placed onto the Spaceport UK sim in second Life. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Star%20Beach%20Island/74/252/21 Exciting times ahead for home grown British rocket projects
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Funded Research Opportunities

Current Research opportunities in the faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing at Kingston University London.

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Orbex | Orbex reveals 1200m2 space rocket factory

Orbex | Orbex reveals 1200m2 space rocket factory | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it
London, 21 June 2017 - Welcoming the UK’s focus on low-cost, reliable commercial spaceflight activities in today’s Queens’s Speech, a UK company has revealed details of a 1200m2 space rocket factory currently building vertical launch vehicles that will be launched into orbit from th
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Second Life Maps | Star Beach Island

Second Life Maps | Star Beach Island | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it
New Teleport link to the virtual telescope learning space, come along a have a try
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Missions to Mars | Science Podcasts | Naked Scientists

The Space Boffins return to Mars to hear about progress on the plus-sized US and petite European rovers. Recorded in the Mars Yard in Stevenage, Richard and Sue are joined by guests Abbie Hutty from Airbus and science journalist Stuart Clark. Richard also talks to the Project Scientist for NASA’s 2020 Mars rover, Ken Farley, and British astronaut, Tim Peake, discusses his ‘dynamic’ return to Earth in a Soyuz spacecraft.
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Space scientist to Chair influential space exploration committee — University of Leicester

UK Space Agency appointment for Professor Richard Ambrosi
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The stakes are high and the competition tough – but the UK just took a giant leap into the space industry

The stakes are high and the competition tough – but the UK just took a giant leap into the space industry | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it

The UK is aiming to control 10% of the space industry by 2030.

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Industry bosses urge Britain to get back in the space race

Industry bosses urge Britain to get back in the space race | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it
The UK’s space industry has called on the Government to set up a national programme under its industrial strategy to boost business.
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Welcome to the (possible) future: V&A shows tech's hottest ideas

Welcome to the (possible) future: V&A shows tech's hottest ideas | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it

Museum plans 2018 exhibition, called The Future Starts Here, exploring how groundbreaking technologies could change the world

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Seraphim Capital: Investor Interest in NewSpace is Growing Fast - Via Satellite -

Seraphim Capital: Investor Interest in NewSpace is Growing Fast - Via Satellite - | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it

The commercial satellite industry is on the cusp of seeing a slew of exits from former NewSpace startups, according to Seraphim Capital Chief Executive Off

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Making the best use of space - Royal Aeronautical Society

Making the best use of space - Royal Aeronautical Society | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it

What are the latest trends in the space industry? What can satellites now do which they couldn’t before? Can the UK maintain its international presence post Brexit by becoming a leader in the international space industry? BILL READ FRAeS reports on some of the highlights of the RAeS President’s Conference on the commercialisation of space.

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Waiting for visitors

Waiting for visitors | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it
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Blue Abyss announce RAF Henlow space and sea centre - BBC News

Blue Abyss announce RAF Henlow space and sea centre - BBC News | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it

The £120m site will include the world's deepest pool and astronaut training facilities.

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SpaceTech Incubation Programme; Accelerating space in the South West

SpaceTech Incubation Programme; Accelerating space in the South West | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it
Are you an innovator, an entrepreneur, a developer or a data scientist? Are you interested in space and technology and have a passion to explore and make a difference? If so, we’d like to hear from you. An increasing amount of industries are now looking […]
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Second Life Maps | Star Beach Island

Second Life Maps | Star Beach Island | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it

Visit Spaceport UK in Second Life and see the BAE Mustard Space-plane proposal. Each stage piloted and reusable, 1968, seems we were way ahead of the game at that point.



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Tim Peake excited to return to space | BBC Sky at Night Magazine

- The world’s best practical astronomy website, Sky at Night has telescope reviews, advice for observing the night sky, beginners astronomy, and how-to guides to getting the most out of looking up at the heavens
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Reaction Engines begins construction of UK rocket engine test facility | Reaction Engines

Reaction Engines begins construction of UK rocket engine test facility | Reaction Engines | Spaceport UK | Scoop.it
Reaction Engines Ltd. today began construction of a new engine test facility where it plans to undertake the first ground based demonstration of its revolutionary SABRE™ air-breathing rocket engine.

The test facility at Westcott, Buckinghamshire, UK will enable Reaction Engines to test critical subsystems along with the testing of a SABRE engine core, which will commence in 2020.
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