Visitors and exhibitors to this year’s IBC Show will get a rare insight into the world of near and deep space communications on the Cornwall UK stand, showcasing the capabilities that are making Cornwall a key player in one of the world’s fastest growing space and aerospace clusters.
A satellite launch operator is to begin an engine testing programme at Cornwall Airport in Newquay.
Skyora will begin testing its liquid engine at the site, which is aiming to be an operational spaceport in 2021, by the end of the year.
The tech sector in Cornwall is booming, growing at an average 60% compared to a national UK average of 15%. This uplift has come from a number of recent investments into the region, positioning Cornwall as a top contender in the tech, space and aerospace sectors.
Cornwall’s role in the world’s second largest space and aerospace cluster has just taken a huge step forward, with the announcement of a number of investments aiming to boost the region’s status in the global space and aerospace sectors.