Black Arrow marks 50 years since one and only UK satellite launch
Volodymyr Levykin, chief executive officer of Skyrora said: "Today, we mark the 50th Anniversary of the UK's Access to Space. The Black Arrow programme was the foundation of the future of UK space exploration. It showed proven technology and is the British heritage of space in the UK."
Space industry celebrates Black Arrow 50th Anniversary at Farnborough
The UK Space Agency and Scottish launch company, Skyrora put together the celebration at the Farnborough Air Sciences Museum, where the original Black Arrow rocket was put on display, with one of the original engineers doing a talk about his time working on the Black Arrow vehicle.
New display celebrates 50th anniversary of UK’s last space rocket
Today marks the anniversary of a unique date (March 4th 1970) in British space history when the Black Arrow rocket took to the sky from a launch pad in Australia. The successful launch, 50 years ago, still represents the only British rocket to carry a satellite into space.