United Kingdom Space Agency

The British National Space Centre, (BNSC) was founded in 1985. It was replaced on 1 April 2010 by the United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA). BNSC is currently headquartered in Swindon, Wiltshire and operates under the authority of the British Minister for Science and Innovation. BNSC is currently involved in various public-private partnerships to develop key technologies for the SABRE engine for a future Reaction Engines Skylon space plane and other innovations in detectors, software and data technologies.

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Second Floor South, Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 1SZ
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Secured navigation arrives to UK

Vital public service providers, such as the UK's emergency services and key government departments, will soon have access to a more reliable system of satellite navigation, thanks to the greater level of ...

dateJul 15, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Herschel confirms the origin of cosmic dust

(Phys.org)—The Herschel space observatory has produced an intricate view of the remains of a star that died in a stellar explosion a millennium ago. It has provided further proof that the interstellar dust ...

dateJan 08, 2013 in Astronomy
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