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Scotland could have a £4 billion...

Scotland’s space sector could be worth £4 billion by 2030, Innovation Minister Ivan McKee said recently. Speaking during a parliamentary debate on Scotland’s space sector potential, Mr McKee outlined the...

Kim McAllister: Watch this space

“It’s probably such a fragmented industry because funding comes from so many different places,” PhD researcher Matjaz Vidmar told me over drinks after the Space Technology Scotland event. The meetup...

Orbex Unveils Prime Rocket at New...

Private launch satellite company, Orbex has unveiled its Prime rocket at the opening of its new headquarters and rocket design facility in Forres. Designed to deliver small satellites...

Gavin Tweedie: Driving Scotland’s space sector...

There is no denying that it’s an exciting time to be working within the space industry in Scotland. With the proposed Sutherland spaceport moving to the next stage of approval, Glasgow leading the UK’s satellite...

Space firm commits to Edinburgh with...

A rocket developer set to become the first in half a century to launch satellites into full orbit has committed its long-term future to Edinburgh. Skyrora has signed a five-year lease on much larger premises on...

Influx of new talent helps Scottish...

Skyrora, the Scottish firm on track to launch some of the UK’s first orbital rockets in the new commercial space race has hired four new members of staff. The new technical team members at Skyrora join...