Officials warned that the UK's impending exit from the EU would require the country to negotiate a new deal to remain part of Galileo.
The UK Space Agency said the grants are worth up to £10 million ($12.5 million) but launches must begin by 2020.
The British vote to leave the European Union may occur gradually over two years but raises multiple immediate questions about the consequences for Europe’s space programs and Britain’s role in them.
The U.S. government policy prohibiting even the most banal U.S.-built widget from being launched aboard Chinese rockets may seem like yesterday’s news in Washington, but it is still a live issue in Europe.
Twelve years ago, Britain revolutionized the process of purchasing military satellite telecommunications by outsourcing it all to the private sector. Now it appears about to return to conventional procurement for its follow-on satellites.
Stephanie McClellan, reporting for Imperative Space, interviews some of the key players announcing significant partnerships at this year's UK Space Conference, including Ismael Lopez, Managing Director of Deimos Space on their recent agreement with Urthecast, and Magali Vaissiere from the ESA on the new Quantum platform.
Craig Clark, founder and CEO of Scotland’s Clyde Space Ltd., gives his views on the small satellite market and innovations like OneWeb’s planned mega-constellation venture.
The British government has agreed to limit the liability of U.K.-licensed satellite operators in an attempt to encourage growth in Britain’s commercial space sector.
A British venture-capital company has secured cash investment from five European space-hardware and services companies to launch a venture capital fund to invest in promising European – mainly British – start-up space companies.
LIVERPOOL, England — Organizers of this year’s UK Space Conference thought that because the nation’s fast-growing space sector is focused on creating startup companies and generating revenue, inviting a Silicon Valley startup space company w…
The successful July 10 launch of India’s PSLV rocket takes the commercial Earth observation business one step closer to the well-tested satellite telecommunications business model of leasing in-orbit capacity rather than buying imagery or pixels.
As major new facilities for ESA and RAL Space open in the UK, and on the eve of the biannual UK Space Conference, the UK Space Agency CEO David Parker gives an in-depth, wide-ranging interview on the outlook for the sector in the UK and Europe.
Small-satellite builder Spire of San Francisco has received a grant from the Scottish government to build nano-satellite design and production plant in Glasgow that will create 50 new jobs.
Clyde Space of Scotland will build two 4-kilogram cubesats to be launched in 2017 to study ocean color worldwide in a mission financed by a private U.S. foundation created by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore.