UK Space Agency
The amount the UK space sector brings to the economy has grown by £1 billion, helping launch new business and create jobs across the country, according to new figures.
Scientists will use the International Space Station to carry out experiments seeking to improve understanding of currently incurable child brain tumours and the muscle ageing process, thanks to UK Space Agency funding.
The UK Space Agency is backing research by Rolls-Royce into how nuclear power could be used to support a future Moon base for astronauts.
The UK Space Agency is investing in projects that could revolutionise our ability to journey deeper into space – and even travel to Mars.
The UK Space Agency has announced over £50 million for UK companies to develop communication and navigation services for missions to the Moon.
Eighteen projects aimed at boosting the space sector across the UK are to receive funding from the UK Space Agency.
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UK Space Agency is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology.
- Announcement of Opportunity: UK Space Agency National Space Technology Programme (NSTP) - Technology for Space Science call
- Announcement of Opportunity: Regional Space Development Funding Call
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- UK space sector income reaches £17.5 billion as jobs and services grow
- Experiments to study child brain tumours and muscle ageing heading to space
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- Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE) Programme Evaluation Report 2022
- Impact evaluation of UK investment in ESA
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