Shet­land ‘ideal’ for satel­lite launches

Yorkshire Post - - NEWS -

Shet­land has been iden­ti­fied as an “ideal lo­ca­tion” for satel­lite launches in Bri­tain, ac­cord­ing to a re­port by the UK Space Agency.

It has led to the for­ma­tion of a lo­cal com­pany to drive for­ward de­vel­op­ment in what the firm says could po­ten­tially be a “ma­jor new sec­tor” of the Shet­land econ­omy.

Shet­land Space Cen­tre has al­ready had in­ter­est.

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