Whitehall fillip for UK space industry

January 16, 1998

The United Kingdom space industry is expected to win more than Pounds 50 million of business as a direct result of a Pounds million injection into the European Space Agency, according to science minister John Battle. The funding for ESA is for the building and launching of a meteorological polar orbiting satellite codenamed METEOP-1. The satellite is expected to provide valuable data on Earth's weather and climate over a 15-year period.

Please login or register to read this article

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments