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Posted 14 November 2013 - 02:39 PM

UK 'needs national space programme'


www.bbc.co.uk said:

If the UK space sector is to build on the progress of recent years, it needs a defined and properly funded national space programme, a report says.

It is one of the key messages to come out of a review of an industry that has been growing by an average of more than 7% a year, even through the recession.

The Space Innovation & Growth Strategy (IGS) sets out a plan to boost exports from £2bn to £25bn per annum by 2030.

But to achieve this, the report says, state support needs more coherence.

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