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Latest Aviation News Space FROM SHIPS TO SATELLITES: SCOTLAND AIMS FOR THE SKY

From ships to satellites: Scotland aims for the sky

AFP
23/05/2018 | 738 words
A shipbuilding hub since the days of the British empire, the Scottish city of Glasgow is now reaching for the stars with a growing space satellite industry.Glasgow builds more satellites than any city outside of the United States, according to space industry experts, specialising in small "CubeSats" that can be used for anything from weather forecasting to global positioning."Scotland has always been famous for making ships -- and today we're making spaceships," Peter Anderson, head of business development at satellite maker Clyde Space, told AFP.The company's offices are just (...)
 
 
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