SPACE BRI­TAN­NIA

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Mag­gie in­ves­ti­gates the mi­crosatel­lites that are driv­ing the UK’s resur­gent space in­dus­try, as well as plans for a new Bri­tish rocket sys­tem and our first space­port in the north of Scot­land. UK as­tro­naut Tim Peake vis­its the Sci­ence Mu­seum to dis­cover Bri­tain’s past glo­ries in space, and where it all went wrong.

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An artist’s im­pres­sion of Bri­tain’s first ever space­port, due to be lo­cated in Suther­land

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