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Posts Tagged: Space
It has the freedom to make big bets on new firms and new technology, and can help regulators develop sensible rules for this vital sector.
Luke Coffey: My friend Tobias Ellwood is right to want Britain to purchase this piece of Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Circle
Some are having fun with Alan Duncan’s diary revelation that Tobias wants Svetland to become a UK spaceport. They shouldn’t.
Wallace has done well to win an exceptional defence settlement, but it may not be enough to fund all the Integrated Review’s ambitions.
Greg Clark: Why we formed our industrial strategy. What it achieved. And how my successor can build on it.
It’s hard to think that the right future is to be a less research-intensive country than the rest of the world, and so I hope our commitment will endure.
“We have been terrific at pure research, and useless at translational research.” What our industrial strategy should aim to change.
The best way of thinking about it isn’t to fix one’s gaze on direct subsidies, but to look wider – at our failure to turn British ideas into British prosperity.
David Morris: The Government’s OneWeb investment will give the UK a greater stake in the space industry’s future
This move will help advance the country’s technological infrastructure, as well as meaning Conservatives meet their ‘levelling up’ pledge.
Here is a Leader of the Opposition who cannot see an open goal without tapping the ball gently in the wrong direction.
The defectors are wrong. The Conservatives aren’t shifting to the right. They are mired in the mixed middle.
No less than the ERG, the group of three sees everything through the prism of Brexit – which, let it not be forgotten, they voted to support themselves.
There is a fundamental human need and desire to know more about the universe, to engage with it, to play our part and explore and achieve.