The Government has published its new National Space Strategy. Commenting on the announcement, ADS Chief Executive Kevin Craven said: 

"ADS welcomes the new National Space Strategy which outlines ambitious plans to support the long-term future of the UK’s prosperous Space sector, and capitalises on UK strengths such as satellite manufacturing.

“The future growth of the Space sector, will leverage UK sovereign Space capability and enable increased regional prosperity and employment opportunity across the UK supporting high value manufacturing hubs, further strengthening the UK as a world-class space nation.

“Space continues to play a growing role in our lives and is a vital part of the UK economy so we welcome the bold approach as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Delivering it will be critical for the sector."