Scotland gets spaceport

Scotland gets spaceport

Construction work on the spaceport will start soon SaxaVord Feather Shetland Islands In Scotland Start. at the end of this year UK Pathfinder launchUK’s first vertical orbital launch. project is managed According to Space.com From Lockheed Martin.

in reference to this 6 CubeSat Satellites 27 meters long. with RS1 Rocket be launched into space. Rocket comes from California start-up ABL Space Systems,

In the first phase, the access roads are to be optimized. One is currently in final talks with local Shetland authorities. Only after these are completed will the actual construction of the spaceport begin.

Specifically, SaxaVord is located at Unstable, one of the Shetland Islands, located off the north coast of Scotland. According to the CEO of SaxaVord, frank strongFor the next 5 years from March 2022 will be approx. 130 million dollars invested in the project. There are plans, among other things, to have 3 starting locations and up to 30 launches per year.

With SaxaVord, the second spaceport in Scotland is usually launched. The first is in Sutherland and was announced in August 2020.

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