Glasgow Prestwick takes a step closer to launching manned space flights

  Glasgow Prestwick Spaceport, XCOR and Orbital Access Limited cement partnership by signing strategic Memorandum of Understanding at the Farnborough International Airshow. US manned space launch vehicle designer XCOR Aerospace has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with spaceplane design and operating company Orbital Access Limited and Glasgow Prestwick Spaceport. This partnership is supported by Scottish Enterprise, the Scottish Government’s economic development agency. The MoU paves the way for …

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Prestwick Aerospace strengthened with new manager appointment

As part of a two-year support package, South Ayrshire Council and the national economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise, have approved £250,000 to develop the Prestwick Aerospace sector, as part of work being delivered by the Prestwick Aerospace partnership, with key partner Glasgow Prestwick Airport (GPA). The money will help to pay for a comprehensive development programme, including infrastructure, business development, energy reduction and supply chain development. Once in place, the …

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Aerospace enterprise area expansion

In April of this year, the existing Aerospace Enterprise Area was expanded to cover additional land and property, to allow them to benefit from Enterprise Area incentives. The types of new sites covered in the Enterprise Area range from: Warehouse space Development land Office space Industrial units The above, along with existing serviced sites and properties benefit from: Business rates discount of up to 100% A streamlined approach to planning …

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