Government announces £3m funding boost for space solar project

The use of space technologies to tackle the climate crisis on Earth received a dual boost last week, after the government announced new grant funding for two cutting-edge orbital clean technologies. The Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) confirmed that £3m of grant funding is to be made available for space-based solar power … Read more

To boldly go: Government floats new Plan for Space Sustainability

Does an environment without an atmosphere still require protecting? The answer from the UK government is an emphatic ‘yes’, following the announcement it is to launch a new Plan for Space Sustainability. Speaking at last week’s 4th Summit for Space Sustainability in London, Science Minister George Freeman revealed the UK government is keen to lead … Read more