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These policy scoping notes set out how the government intends to exercise the delegated powers in the Space Industry Bill. They identify the provisions in the bill that confer the power to make delegated legislation and outline both the policy intent and proposed content of these regulations.
The Space Industry Bill makes provision to enable commercial spaceflight activities to be carried out from the UK for the first time. This will include launching small satellites into orbit and permitting manned sub-orbital operations for scientific experiments and space tourism.