Policy paper

Commercial spaceplane operations: memorandum of cooperation

Non-binding signed statement of intention concerning the development of commercial and suborbital space transport.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Memorandum of cooperation in the development of commercial space transportation

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This memorandum of co-operation is about the development of commercial and suborbital space transport and:

  • public safety
  • policy

The US Federal Aviation Administration, the Department for Transport, the UK Space Agency and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have all signed this non-binding statement of intention.

Published 22 August 2014