Focus-Science and Technology - - BRITAIN’S SPACEPORT -

The cur­rent global space mar­ket is an­nu­ally worth around

£250 bil­lion

By 2030 the global space mar­ket is es­ti­mated to al­most dou­ble its worth to around

£400 bil­lion

Cur­rently, the UK space in­dus­try has a turnover of

£13.7 bil­lion

– around 6 per cent of the global mar­ket. It aims to grow this fig­ure to 10 per cent by 2030 Across the UK the space in­dus­try em­ploys more than

38,000 £2.5 mil­lion

The amount the UK gov­ern­ment is propos­ing to in­vest in the Suther­land space­port

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