Possible Regulatory Changes for UK Commercial Space Activities

March 25, 2011 at 11:37 am | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

Source – BBC:

UK space given boost from Budget
By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News

The Chancellor George Osborne has promised regulatory change and some extra money to help boost the competitiveness of the UK space sector, which is growing at about 10% a year.

£10m will go to fund new technologies used in spacecraft systems.

Mr Osborne has also signalled changes to the Outer Space Act.

These reforms are designed to lower the sector’s insurance costs and to make it easier for future space tourism companies to operate out of the UK. . . . [Full Story]

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