A file photo of Miura-1. Spanish company PLD Space has carried out Europe’s first private rocket launch. Photograph: Pld Space/Reuters

Spanish company launches reusable rocket in breakthrough for European space ambitions

A file photo of Miura-1. Spanish company PLD Space has carried out Europe’s first private rocket launch. Photograph: Pld Space/Reuters Published by The Guardian, 7 October 2023 Startup PLD Space says launch of Miura-1 is ‘just the beginning’ amid European drive to send satellites into orbit Spanish company PLD Space

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Protesters say spaceports could cause environmental harm in Scotland (Image: NQ)

Protesters call on Scottish Government to withdraw spaceport support

Protesters say spaceports could cause environmental harm in Scotland (Image: NQ) By Ross Hunter, Published by The National, 3 October 2023 CAMPAIGNERS are calling on the Scottish Government to withdraw support for new spaceports in Scotland. Protesters from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) and Drone Wars UK appeared outside Holyrood

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