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Could Cornwall be the site of Britain’s first spaceport?

To Newquay—and beyond

By Miles Carden  

An artist’s impression of the type of launch craft that could be used at Newquay spaceport. Photo: ORBITAL ACCESS

Of the many US headlines that emerged from April’s Space Symposium in Colorado, there was one in particular that caught my attention: “The British are

coming—for the rocket-launching industry.” And it’s true. I was there to promote Britain as a launch-site for spacecraft, and more specifically Spaceport Cornwall, as Europe’s premier location for commercial spaceflight.

At which point you say, “Cornwall? Really? Are you serious?” And I reply, “yes—very.”
So…

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