• Scotland chosen as site for first British space port

    1 month ago - By Phys.org

    The UK Space agency said Sunday that it had chosen a peninsula on Scotland's north coast as the site of the country's first space port.
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  • UK's first spaceport gets £2.5m funding to launch satellites

    UK's first spaceport gets £2.5m funding to launch satellites

    1 month ago - By The Next Web

    Scotland will be home to the UK's first spaceport, Britain's government has announced. Rockets and satellites will be vertically launched from the spaceport, which has received £2.5 million in funding from the UK Space Agency. Its aim is to cement Britain's place in the commercial space sector and it'll be built on the awesomely named Scottish peninsula, A'Mhoine. This is in Sutherland - located on the north coast of Scotland - which should be recognizable to anyone familiar with The Proclaimers' “Letter From America.” Sutherland was chosen as it's the best location in the UK to reach...
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  • UK selects Scottish site for first spaceport

    UK selects Scottish site for first spaceport

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    The UK has selected the site for its first ever spaceport. The chosen location is Sutherland, on the A'Mhoine peninsula on the north coast of Scotland. Local business development agency, the Highlands and Islands Enterprise, will receive £2.5 million in funding from the UK government, with the first rocket launches planned for the early 2020s.
    The spaceport is being built with the hope that the UK can grab a slice of the growing market for small satellite launches. The country is already home to many component and satellite makers, like Printech Circuit Laboratories and Surrey Satellite...
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  • UK to Get First Spaceport: Expected Boost for Tech Industry

    1 month ago - By CBR

    Launch Pad will increase England's Space industry capablites
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  • UK's first spaceport will be located in Scotland

    UK's first spaceport will be located in Scotland

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    The UK government has announced that it plans to build Europe's first spaceport on the A'Mhoine Peninsula in Sutherland, Scotland. The boggy stretch is relatively uninhabited, remote and close to the North Sea. It's also the best place in the UK to r...
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