Commenting on the UK Space Agency's sector 'Size and Health' report, ADS Chief Executive, Kevin Craven said: 

"This report highlights the significant and important contribution the space sector makes to the UK.

"The UK possesses major strengths and capabilities, including in satellite technology and manufacturing, which, underpinned by the National Space Strategy and the Defence Space Strategy, supports the sector’s bright, long-term future.

"2022 will be an exciting year for space and advancing projects, such as the UK’s first spaceports, will enable and support increased regional prosperity and employment in this flourishing sector."