Astra to launch from U.K. spaceport

By Jeff Foust, Published by SpaceNews, 10 May 2022 WASHINGTON — Astra announced May 10 that it plans to carry out launches from a spaceport in the Shetland Islands starting in 2023 as part of international expansion plans. Astra said it is partnering with SaxaVord Spaceport to provide launch services

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Britain considering new radar to keep an eye on space

By George Allison, Published by ukdj, 24 April 2022 The Ministry of Defence is seeking market information regarding Multi-Mode Radar (MMR) able to monitor space, conduct air surveillance in a traditional ground-based air defence role, including surveillance of small air-breathing targets and tactical ballistic missiles. The purpose of the request

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