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Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
As the countdown to Major Peake's return to Earth on the 18 June begins, the Commons Science and Technology Committee finds a buoyant UK satellite and space sector, poised for greater economic success. It warns, however, that Major Peake's Principia mission must be a call to action, and a catalyst to drive the UK's development of a national space programme and spaceport.
Evidence given by Joseph Johnson MP, Minister for Universities and Science, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Dr David Parker, Chief Executive, UK Space AgencyProfessor Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Philip Marnick, Group Director (Spectrum), Ofcom, Neil Ackroyd, Chief Operating Officer, Ordnance Survey
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Recommendations including expanding Innovate UK's in-orbit demonstration programme already being taken forward by the Government