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Working with us


Working with us

The UK space sector covers a multitude of disciplines from devising science missions and developing instruments to processing Earth observation information and creating software for space systems.   Therefore they employ people highly skilled in the fields of science, information technology, engineering and mathematics.   The majority of entrants are educated to degree standard, preferably in a relevant science subject, for example environmental science or physics.

The European Space Agency (ESA) may also be worth looking into. For more information about vacancies in both the technical and non-technical areas of the Agency and details of how to apply please visit the ESA website.

Further information can be found on our careers page.

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The UK Space Agency

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 Size and Health of the UK Space Sector 2010/11, preliminary survey results.)

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