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New UK Space Agency to give evidence to MPs

6 September 2010

Image of UK Parliament portcullis

The Science and Technology Committee will hold an oral evidence session exploring the plans and priorities of the newly created UK Space Agency

The session starts at 9.30am on Wednesday 8 September in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

The UK Space Agency was launched on 23 March 2010, replacing the British National Space Centre, and has responsibility for policy and key government budgets for space.

The Committee will examine the Agency's progress so far, how it works with other organisations, and funding levels over the next few years.


  • Dr David Williams, Acting Chief Executive, UK Space Agency
  • Andy Green, Chief Executive, Logica and Co-Chair, Space Leadership Council
  • Richard Peckham, UK Business Development Director, Astrium Limited and Chairman, UKSpace

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