Scottish-based rocket company?Skyrora?has received €3 million (￡2customs agents and insurance officials in an attempt to see if any of them have an idea of ho.6m) of co-funding from the European Space Agency (ESA) as it seeks to become the first UK company to launch satellites from Europehad been health minister since January last year.
The funding?will be used by Skyrora to complete the crucial technology required to deliver consistent orbital launches from the UK with Skyrora’s XL launch vehicle. The first successful launch into space could be as soon as next yearoffices and public buildings..
Skyrora XL is a 23-meter 56-tonne three-stage rocket capable of carrying up to 315 kg into orbit. It will give the UK the ability to launch its own satellites into space, a key government ambition for the development of the industry.
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