Skyrora's launch crew have successfully arrived at the launch site in the Langanes Peninsula in Iceland, where we will be launching the suborbital Skylark Micro rocket for the first time. T-minus 5 days until our first launch window arrives! #Readytolaunch #Liftoff #Rocketlaunch https://t.co/sW0I7AHhpO
We are delighted to announce that we are launching Skylark Micro in Iceland! The launch will be part of our de-risking programme, with the first launch window scheduled for a week’s time! Stay tuned!🚀 Full Article: https://t.co/O5wpRCAZsi #IcelandLaunch #Research #Educate https://t.co/GApxaTZYro
Call for Proposals: 5G logistics support solutions requested by UK Space Agency, European Space Agency (ESA) and DCMS
A joint venture has been formed by the UK Space Agency, ESA and DCMS to ask the industry to submit proposals for how they can use 5G terrestrial and space technology to boost the United Kingdom’s logistically businesses.
Drones to deliver coronavirus testing kits backed by UK Space Agency
UK Space Agency funding will be delegated to three new projects that have been designated to supporting space-enabled technologies and services that can support the NHS response to coronavirus. Science Minister Amanda Solloway has announced that the joint initiative between the UK Space Agency and European Space Agency (ESA) will utilise drones to deliver coronavirus testing kits to support vulnerable groups as part of the initiative. London-based mobility company Skyports will be collaborating with NHS Highland to utilise drones in the transportation of medical supplies and samples from a hospital on the Argyll and Bute mainland. In order to transport medical supplies to islands and medical practices further afield, a drone will use mobile connectivity, satellite communications and navigation, and Earth observation data to chart its course. The UK space industry is well-positioned to support the unparalleled national effort in the fight against Covid-19 and recover strongly from the global pandemic, utilising some of the most established in the field across the country.