Investment in Scottish space industry is welcome news for Prestwick

The recent announcement of a £14.7 million investment in a Glasgow-based satellite company, creating more than 260 jobs, is welcome news for the Scottish space industry as a whole, but particularly Prestwick, where plans are gathering pace to establish Scotland’s first horizontal launch Spaceport. On a visit to Spire Global, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the company has received one of the largest funding packages ever provided by Scottish Enterprise. …

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Aireon, NATS and NAV CANADA Win ATCA Annual Industry Award

Partnership recognized by ATCA for successful deployment of space-based ADS-B in the North Atlantic Ocean The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) has recognized Aireon, NAV CANADA and NATS with their Annual Industry Award for the successful deployment of space-based ADS-B technology over the North Atlantic Ocean. Marked by the implementation of a completely surveilled North Atlantic—the world’s busiest oceanic airspace, managed by NAV CANADA and NATS—the Aireon system has been …

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OUT OF THIS WORLD, EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP INSIGHTS FROM OUTER SPACE

WHAT IF YOU WERE GIVEN THE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO ACCESS TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES FROM AN ASTRONAUT? Imagine being a business leader who has benefited from exclusive insights by the very people operating at the cutting edge of human achievement and exploration, tested to the limits. Well, now you can. University of the West of Scotland, through its sector leading partnership with the International Space School Education Trust (ISSET), is giving …

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