Latest Aviation News Space SCOTLAND CHOSEN AS SITE FOR FIRST BRITISH SPACE PORT

Scotland chosen as site for first British space port

AFP
16/07/2018 | 164 words
The UK Space agency said Sunday that it had chosen a peninsula on Scotland's north coast as the site of the country's first space port."Scotland is the best place in the UK to reach in-demand satellite orbits with vertically launched rockets," the agency said in a statement. According to the head of the agency, Graham Turnock, the new space port will "help kick-start an exciting new era for the UK space industry".The choice of Sutherland for the new space port confirms Scotland's ambitions in the sector. According to industry (...)
 
 
 
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