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Space technology boost essential for future of UK auto industry

The UK Space Agency is joining forces with O2 to develop next-generation technology needed for driverless cars.
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UK wants to solve environmental problems from space

A new directory focuses UK expertise in satellite technology and how it can help solve environmental problems such as illegal deforestation, disaster response, and food production.
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NASA research reveals what happens to human body in space

Results from NASA's landmark Twins Study reveals interesting, surprising and reassuring data about how one human body in space adapted to, then recovered from, that extreme environment.
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Black hole image seen by humanity for the first time

Scientists working with the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) have revealed the fruits of an all-consuming attempt to see the impossible: In 2019, we now have the first-ever image of a black hole.
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European space policy is at a crossroads

Dominique Riquet MEP, Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe explains why European space policy is at a crossroads.
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The U.S. Space Force: Rising stakes for Europe in space defence

In this article, an oncoming U.S. weaponisation of space via Trumps' Space Policy Directive 4 is examined in context of Europe in space defence.
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Mission Shakti: India becomes fourth space power country

Today (27 March), India shot down their own satellite as part of Mission Shakti, becoming a space power country like the USA, Russia, and China.
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A new turn in the search for the origin of life

Professor Friedemann Freund, SETI Institute, explores a fascinating new discovery in the search for the origin of life, here.
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Enigmatic radio waves heard from distant galaxy

The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, have detected new Fast Radio Bursts in a galaxy beyond the Milky Way.
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Commercialising space: Is the UK space industry ready?

Having recently launched the first all-British radar satellite and with Britain’s first spaceport due to become operational in Scotland by 2020, it is clear that the UK’s space sector is thriving. But is it ready to capitalise on this position of strength when it comes to commercialising space? Paul Adams, Head of Aerospace at Vendigital tells us more
UK Space Agency

UK Space Agency provides funding for three new experiments

Science Minister, Sam Gyimah has announced that the UK Space Agency will fund three new experiments onboard the International Space Station.
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Advancing the knowledge of space through science

The work of The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in advancing the knowledge of space, through science and using its discoveries to benefit Canadians and all of humanity, is detailed here
Mercury

Spacecraft set to blast off on Mercury mission

In the early hours of tomorrow morning, a spacecraft made possible by the best of UK space science is set to blast off bound for Mercury
European space sector

Enhancing the competitiveness of the European space sector

Jan Wörner, Director General of The European Space Agency (ESA) speaks to us about his priorities for enhancing the competitiveness of the European space sector.
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How will Brexit impact the space sector?

Leyton Wells, ESPI research fellow at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) explores the issues around the space sector in light of the UK’s Brexit
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Research into the Universe: A focus on stellar clusters

Nate Bastian, Professor of Astrophysics at Liverpool John Moores University draws our attention to stellar clusters, a fascinating aspect of research into the Universe.
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Space sector to benefit form multi-million pound investment

UK space sector will benefit from a £92 million investment to design a national alternative to the EU's Galileo satellite system, ensuring UK security post Brexit
weather forecasting

Laser spacecraft due to be launched into orbit is set to revolutionise weather forecasting

A British-built satellite equipped with a 3.4-Kilowatt laser is set to be launched into space this evening and could revolutionise weather forecasting 
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Ensuring a globally successful European space sector

Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Director General of The European Space Agency (ESA) shares his views on ensuring a globally successful European space sector
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The synergistic use of atmospheric data from space: from research to operational products

Ugo Cortesi (IFAC-CNR), on behalf of the AURORA Consortium, explains the synergistic use of atmospheric data from space

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