Go-ahead for Space Hub Sutherland starts countdown to launch of Orbex Prime from Scotland

Go-ahead for Space Hub Sutherland starts countdown to launch of Orbex Prime from Scotland
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The first orbital spaceflight from the United Kingdom has come a step closer following the Highland Council’s decision to give the go-ahead for the Space Hub Sutherland spaceport. Orbex, the UK-based space launch company, has confirmed that Orbex Prime will be the first vertical launch vehicle to fly into orbit from the Space Hub, which will be constructed near Melness on the northern coast of Scotland. Orbex today confirmed the company has already signed six launch contracts. “The Highland Council’s approval of the spaceport is a landmark in the history of spaceflight […] SpaceHub Sutherland Launch Pad Credit: NORR Architects

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