Artist's rendition of a OneWeb satellite in low Earth orbit. Credit: OneWeb Satellites
Galileo, Europe’s constellation of positioning, navigation and timing satellites, currently consists of 22 spacecraft with four more launching this year. Credit: ESA
Virgin Orbit Cornwall signing
Lockheed Martin Rocket Lab Electron launch
Scotland spaceport
U.K. Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier speaks during a November 2016 media event for Invincible Shield, an interoperability exchange at Osan Air Base, South Korea. (Credit: U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Dillian Bamman)
TVAC space test chamber RAL Space
A consortium of companies, including U.S.-based Lockheed Martin, has submitted a proposal to the U.K. Space Agency with a goal of having a launch facility in the Scottish Highlands operational by 2020. Credit: File photo of the Scottish Highlands
U.K. commercial spaceport.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport
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