Space Minister Chris Skidmore speaks at the UK Space Conference 2019

The following speech was delivered on 24th September 2019 by the Space Minister Chris Skidmore at the UK Space Conference 2019.

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The working mum who wrote the Apollo 11 guidance computer source code

A few years after graduating from Earlham College with a BA in Mathematics, Margaret Hamilton soon found herself in charge

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How the Moon landing 50 years ago inspired a generation in the UK

Hundreds of people across the UK have shared their astonishing memories, photos and scrapbooks for a special compilation to mark

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Embracing the new Space Age

Science Minister Chris Skidmore makes a speech about the strength of the UK space industry, 50 years on from the

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Jodrell Bank added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The observatory becomes the 32nd UNESCO

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Scottish supercomputer satellites launched into orbit

A pair of Glasgow-built satellites which could revolutionise how data is downloaded from space were successfully launched. Satellites are essential

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New space mission to chase down comet will be led by UK scientists

Comet Interceptor would be the first mission to travel to a comet which has never previously encountered the inner Solar

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SpaceX Launches 60 Satellites For Internet Access

SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. SpaceX’s Starlink

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UK satellite exports go into orbit

UK space exports on track to meet ambitious targets of exports making up 60% of the UK space sector. UK

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UK delivers world’s most accurate weather satellite instrument

Collaboration between the UK and France has developed a sophisticated forecasting instrument that will set new standards of accuracy in

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