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MPs examine UK space strategy and UK satellite infrastructure

11 November 2021

The Science and Technology Committee explores the progress being made towards having UK launch capability, including speaking to companies that are planning to complete launches from the UK in 2022. The session also covers the steps needed to ensure that UK space regulations and licensing remain fit for purpose. 


Wednesday 17 November 2021

At 9.30am

  • Dan Hart, CEO, Virgin Orbit
  • Nicholas Smith, Regional Director for UK and Europe, Lockheed Martin Space
  • Alan Thompson, Head of Government Affairs, Skyrora

At 10.30am

  • Melissa Thorpe, Head of Spaceport Cornwall
  • Scott Hammond, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, SaxaVord Spaceport
  • Pete Guthrie, Senior Programme Manager, Space Hub Sutherland

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