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Space Sector Skills Survey 2020: Research Report

A research report into the space industry’s recruitment and training practices.


Space Sector Skills Survey 2020: Research Report

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The UK Space Agency works to ensure that the necessary steps are taken to inspire and train a growing skilled workforce of space technologists and scientists within the UK.

Ensuring that the space industry has access to appropriately skilled people underpins wider space sector objectives and priorities; and optimising the skills supply is key to the UK’s success within the global space industry.

The Space Sector Skills Survey, commissioned in the summer of 2020 by UKSA, gathered information on the industry’s recruitment and training practices and identified current and emerging skills needs in order to contribute to the industry consideration as to how skills supply can be maintained and improved.

Published 25 February 2021