Midlothian MP and rocket makers celebrate space industry at Westminster
As part of the event last week, Owen Thompson (SNP)welcomed Midlothian-based rocket innovators Skyrora to the parliament to discuss their work, building on the Black Arrow legacy and progressing towards future rocket launches from Scotland.
Black Arrow marks 50 years since one and only UK satellite launch
British rocket launch provider Skyrora, the UK Space agency and The Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (FAST), have partnered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this accomplishment and more recent achievements of the UK space sector. To mark the occasion, the FAST Museum supported by its new partner, Skyrora, will exhibit the first stage of Black Arrow.