A former RAF officer leading Shetland’s bid to host the UK’s first satellite-launching base has revealed why he is convinced his team is “winning” the space race.
Shetland Space Centre
Space wars have erupted in the Highlands amid explosive claims that the region’s development body has been “working against” rocket-launching projects on the islands.
Two UK space companies have joined forces to develop rocket launch technology.
Shetland’s bid to send rockets into space has been boosted by the signing of a new deal with a similar project at the opposite end of Britain.
An ambitious bid to transform Unst in Shetland into a space station has taken another major step forward.
Shetland has moved a major step towards hosting its own space centre – just days after plans for a satellite-launching site in Sutherland won backing.
Shetland Space Centre has been invited to take part in this year’s Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.