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QuinetiQ wins ESA contract

UK-based aerospace business QuinetQ has won a contract to build and operate an European Space Agency (ESA) satellite which will test and de-risk new space technologies. The ESA’s EU Horizon 2020’s IOD/IOV (In-Orbit Demonstration and Validation) programme will provide affordable access to space demonstration and validation for new space technologies and capabilities. It aims to […]

July 9, 2021

EU, ESA sign €9bn budget agreement

The European Space Agency (ESA) and EU Commission have agreed a financing budget for the next seven years. The agreement is comprehensive and brings together the 27-nation EU and 22-nation ESA memberships who have created a seven-year Financial Framework Partnership Agreement (FFPA) which will cover the work of the ESA and its funding for a […]

June 25, 2021By Chris Forrester

ESA chooses Leicester for new incubation effort

The European Space Agency (ESA) has chosen to build a £100 million space-tech incubation centre in Leicester, UK. The ESA is not part of the European Union Space Park Leicester is an extension of ESA’s existing Business Incubation thrust for R&D.  It joins Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire, Sci-Tech Daresbury in the North West and the […]

June 30, 2020By Chris Forrester