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Boost for commercial spaceflight market as Government launches £10 million scheme

An exciting era for UK Space Flight is underway and it could be as soon as 2020, draft legislation is set to be released in the coming weeks as announced by Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson.

Since 1961, when the first human went into space, we have been fascinated by what lies beyond our atmosphere and UK research has expanded our knowledge of space enormously ever since. Spaceflight promotes the opportunity for the UK to magnify its tenacity and innovation within science and research. Through expansion into new markets as well as the development of  lucrative and highly skilled job opportunities, the space sector will massively boost the UK economy in the long haul.

Minister Jo Johnson has pointed out that the Industrial Strategy is one of the key pillars for the “making space ambitions a reality”.

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