Edinburgh-based rocket botherer seeks UK or overseas launch location for fun times, maybe more

www.theregister.co.uk | 4/6/2019 | Staff
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Edinburgh-based Skyrora, flushed with success after getting its Skylark Nano rocket off the ground in 2018, is on the hunt for a location for its next three engine tests.

As well as international operators, the upstart outfit has also invited all the potential UK spaceport locations to submit proposals to be the first to send a privately built and operated UK rocket into space from the sacred soil of Blighty.

Hopefuls - April - Submissions

Hopefuls have until 26 April to make their submissions.

The first firing of a missile into space from Scotland actually occurred back in 2015, but was an American Terrier-Orion two-stage rocket, launched from the Hebrides missile range as a defence demonstration.

Skyrora - Wares - Hand - UK - Rockets

Skyrora's wares, on the other hand, are built and assembled in the UK. Two of the rockets have already been put together.

The two boosters capable of reaching the Kármán line are...
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