UK lays the foundation for rockets, high-altitude balloons and spaceplanes to lift off from spaceports across the UK, creating thousands of jobs in the process.
- lift-off moment for UK-US spaceflight as Transport Secretary makes landmark declaration in Washington
- partnership to cut red tape, making commercial launches from both countries easier and more streamlined
- comes as UK prepares for first satellite launch from home soil this year, creating thousands of high-skilled jobs
WASHINGTON (UK Government PR) — Future spaceflight will be made easier and cheaper, following a landmark partnership with the United States to help cut red tape and boost opportunities in the UK, signed by the Transport Secretary this week in Washington.(more…)