UK Space Agency
New space technology vital for detecting the elusive phenomenon of gravitational waves is now ready to endure the tremendous forces of a rocket launch, after passing vital tests right here in the UK.
The UK Space Agency is pleased to offer grants for UK students interested in attending the European Planetary Science Congress 2013.
The European Planetary Science Congress will take place at University College London, 08-13 September 2013.
Register for a meeting explaining new opportunities in the European Space Agency's ELIPS (European Life and Physical Sciences) programme.
Date: 15 July, Weetwood Hall, Leeds.
The UK is set to take part in a European space mission to map and monitor the amount of biomass and carbon stored in the world’s forests.
The new mission will provide information essential to our understanding of the role of forests in Earth’s carbon cycle and in climate change.
The programme for ESA’s largest scientific event of the year, the Living Planet Symposium, is now available online.
The event on 9–13 September in Edinburgh brings together scientists and users to present their latest findings on Earth’s environment and climate derived from satellite data.
The UK Space Agency is at the heart of UK efforts to explore and benefit from space. The UK's thriving space sector contributes £9.1 billion a year to the UK economy and directly employs 28.900 with an average growth rate of almost 7.5%. The Agency provides funding for a range of programmes via programmes such as the National Space Technology Programme and FP7 and works closely with national and international academic, education and community partners.
Outer Space Act Licensing
The OSA 1986 is the legal basis for the regulation of activities in outer space carried out by organisations or individuals established in the UK or one of its Overseas Territories or Crown Dependencies. View the latest consultation update.
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The European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) uses space to enhance and support STEM teaching and learning in the UK.
Book now for the UK Space Conference 2013, held on 16-17 July at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow.