Space Technology: Contracts:Written question - 67638

Asked by Chi Onwurah
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central)

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Asked on: 01 July 2020
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Space Technology: Contracts
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect of the recent award of Copernicus contracts on the UK space sector.
Answered by: Amanda Solloway
Answered on: 06 July 2020

UK space sector organisations have won important new contracts from the European Space Agency for work related to five out of the six new Copernicus missions. The Government has made clear its ambitions for space and is developing a new UK Space Strategy to bring long-term strategic and commercial benefits to the nation.

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