Skypath Magazine – Council and companies collaborate to encourage careers in aerospace

South Ayrshire Council and local industry have joined forces to produce a new magazine aimed at inspiring young people to pursue future careers in the aerospace and space sectors. ‘Skypath’ is being distributed to all S2, S3 and S4 pupils across South Ayrshire, showcasing the opportunities, employers and apprenticeships available to them at Prestwick Aerospace Campus. Funded by local aerospace companies, Skypath has been created to help secure the future …

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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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