Scotland’s spaceport plans secure funding boost

An artist's impression of SaxaVord rocket launch By Laura Goodwin, Published by the BBC, 13 December 2023 The UK Space Agency has announced funding of more than £6.7m to further Scotland's spaceports ambitions. Scottish-based HyImpulse, a launch company working with SaxaVord Spaceport in Shetland, will receive £3.4m. And Orbex, which

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Additional vendors selected for DoD’s low Earth orbit satellite services contract

Lynk Global operates ‘cell-tower-in-space’ satellites that provide direct-to-standard-phone connectivity. Credit: Lynk Global By Sandra Erwin, Published by Space News, 27 November 2023 WASHINGTON — The Defense Information Systems Agency on Nov. 22 published a request for proposals for low Earth orbit satellite-based services.  Up to $900 million worth of task orders will

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