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First TechDemoSat-1 video released

TechDemoSat-1 View of Earth

On 8 July 2014, the UK’s TechDemoSat-1 (TDS-1) manufactured by Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) launched from Baikonur in Kazakhstan began capturing video moments after its release

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Tue, 12/08/2014 - 16:03
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Scotland could soon host first UK spaceport

Farnborough Air and Space Show 2014

Following the successful launch of the first ever Scottish made spacecraft UKube-1 this week in Kazakhstan, Ministers anno

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Mon, 14/07/2014 - 16:27
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IGAC: Technical Cooperation meeting on Disaster Monitoring Constellation

Birds eye view of London acquired by the UK-DMC-2 satellite in November 2011

The Research and Investigation Centre of Remote Sensing and Geographic Applications (CIAF) of UN-SPIDER's Colombian Regional Support Office IGAC, met with the UK-based private company Surrey Satell

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Tue, 03/06/2014 - 11:49
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GNSS: UK drops efforts to patent satellite signals

The United States and United Kingdom announced on January 17, 2013 that the British government would end efforts to obtain patent or intellectual property (IP) rights related to GPS,

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Fri, 18/01/2013 - 13:36
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November 2011 Updates

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Wed, 21/12/2011

 

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  • UN-SPIDER Conference in Beijing

UK takes the helm of international Charter

The UK has assumed leadership of the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters.

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Fri, 13/05/2011 - 16:47
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