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Britain’s giant leap into space—Prospect’s new supplement

Space—it's not all cold hard politics

By Jay Elwes  

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You might not know it, but Britain has a burgeoning space industry—40 per cent of all satellites currently in orbit were made in Britain. The government is now determined to push the space industry as far as it can go.

The economic arguments for that ambition are strong. Jobs in the space sector are generally well-paid and require highly-skilled personnel, exactly the type of productivity-boosting employment that the government craves.

Good news, then, that No 10…

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