The momentum building within the UK Space Sector following the launch of the new UK Space Agency in march looks set to continue. The new science minster, David Willetts, has stated his enthusiasm for the Space Industry, which is good news for all of us!
Coalition wants UK space lift-off
The new science minister David Willetts says space is an important growth sector for the UK economy and he intends to do all he can to support it.
“I believe in the space industry,” he told BBC News. “Britain has a comparative advantage and we will carry on backing space.”
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Remember, you can work alongside the new UKSA by volunteering to help out at Farnborough with UKSEDS. The perfect opportunity to get to know the future big player in the UK Space Sector.