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Edinburgh rocket firm teams up with youth charity & science lab to ramp up PPE
Edinburgh based rocket launch company, Skyrora, has teamed up with the National Physical Laboratory and Makerspace Paisley to 3D print face visors for various health services including the NHS at its production facility in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Skyrora Limited Manufactures Hand Sanitizer, Works on Visors to Combat Coronavirus
Skyrora, a United Kingdom-based smallsat launch company, has restructured its manufacturing division to produce face visors and hand sanitizer to combat coronavirus. The company said it has refocused all of its U.K. operations and has invested all human resources and working capital to help tackle Covid-19 in response to the U.K. government’s call for support from businesses.
Rocket startup Skyrora shifts production to handsanitizer and face masks for coronavirus response
One of the newer companies attempting to join the rarified group of private space launch startups actually flying payloads to orbit has redirected its entire UK-based manufacturing capacity towards COVID-19 response. Skyrora, which is based in Edinburgh, Scotland, is answering the call of the UK government and the NHS to manufacturers to do what they can to provide much-needed healthcare equipment for frontline responders amid the coronavirus crisis.
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.
Launch startup Skyrora successfully tests 3D-printed rocket engines powered by plastic waste
Rocket launch startup Skyrora, an Edinburgh-based company that’s developing a new launch vehicle for small satellites, has successfully tested its new rocket engines in their first stationary ground-firings, a huge step on the way toward developing their launch vehicle.
A Scottish Launch Company Just Tested A ‘Green’ Rocket Engine That Uses Waste Plastic As Fuel
U.K. launch startup Skyrora has tested a new rocket engine that uses "greener" fuel in the form of waste plastic, as it moves towards its planned first orbital launch in 2022. Edinburgh-based Skyrora said it had successfully tested its 3D-printed “eco liquid-fuel rocket engine” last week at a test site in Fife, Scotland. The 3.5kN Leo engine is designed to be used on the company’s planned Skyrora XL rocket.