Prestwick Airport is a step closer to becoming the UK’s first spaceport

By James Matthews, Scotland Correspondent, Sky News Dreams of a spaceport for Britain will be a step closer to reality with new laws to cash in on the commercial opportunities of outer space. The Space Industry Bill, due to be given Royal Assent later, will enable launches from UK spaceports to help British companies enjoy quicker and cheaper access to outer space. Currently, satellites must be launched into orbit from spaceports …

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Meet the apprentice – Tracy Govan, GE Caledonian Ltd

To celebrate Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2018, Ayrshire College is introducing a number of students who are at various stages of their apprenticeships. Next is 30-year-old Tracy Govan who is an Apprentice Fitter with GE Caledonian Ltd. GE Caledonian at Prestwick is an aeronautical engine overhaul facility, providing services for aviation engines and components as well as avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for aircraft. Tracy worked in a large supermarket for …

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