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Press release: Government backed 5G facility to be built in Oxfordshire

Press release: Government backed 5G facility to be built in Oxfordshire

UK businesses will be able to tap into the potential of 5G and satellite technology as a new testing facility is being created

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UK built rover landing on Martian surface moves one giant fall closer

UK built rover landing on Martian surface moves one giant fall closer

The two parachutes that will safely deliver the UK’s first ever Mars vehicle to the Red Planet have completed their first full-scale high altitude drop test

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Case study: Euclid

Case study: Euclid

Mapping the expansion of the Universe to better understand dark energy and matter. Launching in 2022 for a 6-year mission.

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Guidance: General Support Technology Programme (GSTP)

Guidance: General Support Technology Programme (GSTP)

GSTP is a programme providing technology support to companies and academic institutions across the UK in developing innovative technologies to grow UK capability.

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Transparency data: UK Space Agency spending report: October 2020

Transparency data: UK Space Agency spending report: October 2020

A report on the Agency's spend.

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Transparency data: UK Space Agency spending report: September 2020

Transparency data: UK Space Agency spending report: September 2020

A report on the Agency's spend, including spend on Government procurement cards (GPC).

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Transparency data: UK Space Agency spending report: August 2020

Transparency data: UK Space Agency spending report: August 2020

A report on the Agency's spend, including spend on Government procurement cards (GPC).

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Press release: Ocean mapping satellite to help UK scientists tackle climate change

Press release: Ocean mapping satellite to help UK scientists tackle climate change

A government-backed satellite that will allow UK scientists to measure sea level rise is set to launch on a SpaceX rocket from Vandenberg, California

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Press release: UK government secures satellite network OneWeb

Press release: UK government secures satellite network OneWeb

Acquisition of global satellite communications company, OneWeb, completes today, following successful government bid in July 2020.

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10 new satellites to be built in Glasgow in next three years as part of new innovative constellation service

10 new satellites to be built in Glasgow in next three years as part of new innovative constellation service

10 new government-backed satellites the size of a shoebox are going to be built in Scotland after a signing between AAC Clyde Space UK and ESA

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£251 million Ayrshire Growth Deal signed

£251 million Ayrshire Growth Deal signed

Scottish Secretary confirms £103 million UK Government investment for the region.

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Policy paper: Ayrshire Growth Deal

Policy paper: Ayrshire Growth Deal

The signed agreement for the implementation of the £251 million Ayrshire Growth Deal

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Press release: New support for UK space hubs unveiled

Press release: New support for UK space hubs unveiled

Government has backed the development of new ‘space hubs’ across England, as well as funding to support projects in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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Press release: UK to play critical role in building 'the Claw'   the first ever satellite to remove space junk

Press release: UK to play critical role in building 'the Claw' the first ever satellite to remove space junk

Vital technology for the first ever mission to remove a piece of debris from space is going to be built in the UK, the Science Minister has announced today

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Press release: UK government commissions space solar power stations research

Press release: UK government commissions space solar power stations research

Solar energy harvested in space offers the potential for an unlimited and constant zero carbon power source

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Press release: UK government commissions space solar power stations research

Press release: UK government commissions space solar power stations research

Solar energy harvested in space offers the potential for an unlimited and constant zero carbon power source

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Press release: UK led space telescope to unravel mysteries of the cosmos

Press release: UK led space telescope to unravel mysteries of the cosmos

The European Space Agency has given the green light to the world’s first space telescope dedicated to studying how exoplanet atmospheres form and evolve

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Press release: UK led space telescope to unravel mysteries of the cosmos

Press release: UK led space telescope to unravel mysteries of the cosmos

The European Space Agency has given the green light to the world’s first space telescope dedicated to studying how exoplanet atmospheres form and evolve

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UK Space Agency wins global award for sustainable development

UK Space Agency wins global award for sustainable development

The UK Space Agency has received a coveted award for commitment to finding innovative satellite solutions to global challenges

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Press release: Climate change space project awarded to Airbus UK

Press release: Climate change space project awarded to Airbus UK

Airbus has been awarded a new landmark climate change space contract

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Press release: Lift off for new generation of space scientists

Press release: Lift off for new generation of space scientists

England’s first Space Engineering Technician apprenticeship will be available to students from January 2021

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Budding space entrepreneurs wow industry experts

Budding space entrepreneurs wow industry experts

Young people have pitched their game-changing ideas to space industry experts to be in with a chance of turning their innovative ideas into reality.

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Press release: Shetland spaceport boosts UK's plans for launch

Press release: Shetland spaceport boosts UK's plans for launch

UK strengthens position as European small satellite launch destination of choice

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Press release: Space company takes to the skies alongside the NHS

Press release: Space company takes to the skies alongside the NHS

The UK Space Agency has today backed a healthcare drone start-up founded by NHS staff, to help in the response to COVID-19

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Press release: Space company takes to the skies alongside the NHS

Press release: Space company takes to the skies alongside the NHS

The UK Space Agency has today backed a healthcare drone start-up founded by NHS staff, to help in the response to COVID-19

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International treaty: The Artemis Accords

International treaty: The Artemis Accords

The Artemis Accords signed between NASA and space agencies from multiple international partners.

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UK space sector survey – Size and Health 2020

UK space sector survey – Size and Health 2020

The ‘Size and Health of the UK space industry’ survey - the primary source of evidence used to track growth in the sector - opens today.

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Press release: UK and NASA sign international agreement ahead of mission to the Moon

Press release: UK and NASA sign international agreement ahead of mission to the Moon

The UK Space Agency, NASA and other partners have signed a historic agreement on principles for space ahead of a future mission to the Moon

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Press release: New space service to revolutionise photography at sporting events

Press release: New space service to revolutionise photography at sporting events

A UK space company has launched a service to deliver the first real-time events photography – removing the waiting time for images after a sporting event

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Press release: UK to launch new international space collaborations

Press release: UK to launch new international space collaborations

International space projects in robotics, disaster relief and space debris could be among the new pioneering collaborations backed by £5 million of new Government funding

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Notice: Call for proposals: National Space Innovation Programme International

Notice: Call for proposals: National Space Innovation Programme   International

This National Space Innovation Programme International funding call offers co-funding to industry, academia and research organisations who are looking to take forward international collaborations.

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Press release: O2 launches UK's first driverless cars lab

Press release: O2 launches UK's first driverless cars lab

Telecomms provider O2, backed by the Government, has today (1 October) launched the UK’s first commercial lab – the Darwin SatCom Lab.

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Landmark event for the space industry lifts off

Landmark event for the space industry lifts off

The UK Space Agency is supporting a new commercially-focused event: an exhibition and conference set to drive growth across UK space sector

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Press release: Take off for UK built supercomputer nanosatellites

Press release: Take off for UK built supercomputer nanosatellites

Four government-backed nanosatellites no bigger than a microwave have launched today

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Press release: Take off for UK built supercomputer nanosatellites

Press release: Take off for UK built supercomputer nanosatellites

Four government-backed nanosatellites no bigger than a microwave have launched today

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Press release: Government to explore new ways of delivering 'sat nav' for the UK

Press release: Government to explore new ways of delivering 'sat nav' for the UK

Government will explore new options for a UK satellite navigation and timing capability programme to support the nation’s critical infrastructure.

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Press release: Government to explore new ways of delivering 'sat nav' for the UK

Press release: Government to explore new ways of delivering 'sat nav' for the UK

Government will explore new options for a UK satellite navigation and timing capability programme to support the nation’s critical infrastructure.

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Why we are backing our leading space scientists to clean up the cosmos

Why we are backing our leading space scientists to clean up the cosmos

By Secretary of State for BEIS, Alok Sharma.?

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Press release: Government backs UK companies tackling dangerous 'space junk'

Press release: Government backs UK companies tackling dangerous 'space junk'

Seven UK companies have been awarded a share of over £1 million to help track debris in space

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Independent report: Space Surveillance and Tracking: Research Studies

Independent report: Space Surveillance and Tracking: Research Studies

These reports contain the results of research into Space Surveillance and Tracking in the UK.

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UK built nanosatellites ready for take off

UK built nanosatellites ready for take off

Four shoebox-sized, British-funded satellites will join a global fleet in orbit in the next two months

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UK built nanosatellites ready for take off

UK built nanosatellites ready for take off

Four shoebox-sized, British-funded satellites will join a global fleet in orbit in the next two months

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International treaty: Memoranda of understanding (MOU): international

International treaty: Memoranda of understanding (MOU): international

A selection of international memoranda of understanding (MOU) and statements of intent.

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Transparency data: UK Space Agency spending report: July 2020

Transparency data: UK Space Agency spending report: July 2020

A report on the Agency's spend.

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Transparency data: UK Space Agency spending report: June 2020

Transparency data: UK Space Agency spending report: June 2020

A report on the Agency's spend.

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