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White Paper on National Space Capability Funding for Space Engineering, Science Technologies and Training in Universities

This paper outlines areas for further funding in academic institutions in the areas of Space Technology and Training under the auspices of the National Space Programme.

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White Paper on Funding of Universities by the National Space Programme

This paper outlines a proposed strategy to address a critical lack of funding for UK university research in space science, engineering and technology.

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UK Nano-Launcher Programme White Paper

This paper describes the case for a Nano-Launcher programme of research and development and the case for student competitions in this area.

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UK SciSats: The UK Satellite Programme Leading Global Space Science & Partnerships

To establish a National programme for the development of new World-leading science using small satellite technology and missions to accelerate and demonstrate UK leadership.

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UK Space Science: a summary of the research community and its benefits

A study into the nature and benefits of the UK's space science activity.

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09 August 2021

SPAN Inputs into House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

SPAN responded to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee call for evidence on the UK Space Strategy and satellite infrastructure.

09 August 2021

SPAN Inputs Into BEIS Draft Strategy

As part of a wide consultation of the academic community by BEIS for the National Space Strategy, SPAN consolidated inputs in a White Paper in June.

09 August 2021

SPAN’s Membership Grows

With the universities of Liverpool John Moores and Bradford, the number represented in SPAN reaches 40 with 8 national centres or research institutes also represented.