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A selection of our latest PR.

The MILO Institute and Lockheed Martin sign deal that sees AeroSpace Cornwall deliver the UK's first-ever MILO Ambassador programme

Space exploration has demonstrated the ability to inspire people across socio-economic and geo-political boundaries to pursue learning and engage in entrepreneurial activities with economic impact. Making aerospace travel and delivery services affordable is an essential aspect of the modern-day aerospace industry.

Spaceport Cornwall kicks off new sponsorship of Newquay AFC

Recognising the importance of grassroots football to both the local community and the future of the game nationally, Spaceport Cornwall has announced it is sponsoring Newquay AFC’s first team kit for the 2021/22 season.

Exobotics launches world’s first portable thermal vacuum testing system (TVAC): revolutionising access to space

Continuing their mission to reduce the cost and complexity of space operations, both in-orbit and beyond, Exobotics are launching the world’s first portable thermal vacuum testing system, the “XO-VAC'', at Space-Comm Expo 2021.

Digital transformation innovators celebrate as they announce UK tech-first

boxxe becomes the UK’s first accredited technology solutions provider to deploy Microsoft’s Azure Stack Hub on Dell Hardware. This milestone is another step forward for boxxe on its mission to bring digital transformation to public and private sectors across the UK. 

From world leaders to future leaders: Spaceport Cornwall to welcome students and the public

Following the activity at the UK’s first horizontal launch site during G7 - including the Prime Minister and President Biden’s visit to the hangar at Cornwall Airport Newquay, which hosted Virgin Orbit’s replica LauncherOne rocket - Spaceport Cornwall is set to be awarded £150,000 legacy funding by UK Government to continue a programme of STEM activities.

Tim Peake ushers in new era of UK Space from Cornwall

In February 2018, Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd announced a project that would see an upgrade of Goonhilly’s largest antenna to enable deep-space tracking and satellite communication services on a commercial basis.

Local community project wins £6000 #BackTheFuture LIVE Crowdfunder in partnership with Cornwall Council

Following a 24-hour crowdfunding campaign and a LIVE event streamed on Thursday 10th June, Love Land Community Field Project were crowned the overall winners on the night. 

UK Space industry takes next step towards sustained spaceport operations: Spaceport Cornwall and Sierra Space sign MoU

‍Spaceport Cornwall and Sierra Space have a shared vision to democratise space - increasing space sector participation by lowering the cost of access to space and communicating the vital role satellites can play in combating some of the global climate challenges world leaders are currently discussing at G7.

G7 Legacy funding for Cornwall Community Satellite: Kernow Sat 1

The Government funding will be used for the research, design and build of CubeSat: Kernow Sat 1. The research will be undertaken by the University of Exeter who will be running a Think Tank with experts in the marine field to establish the exact data requirements to effectively research and implement activities surrounding the health of Cornwall’s coasts and associated economy.

How Cornwall’s Food and Drink industry is taking local produce global

With the global spotlight firmly focused on Cornwall, this short film by Cornwall Trade and Investment, dives into the local stories behind Cornwall’s award-winning food and drink industry.

The rebirth of the UK mining industry: why Cornwall’s natural capital offers global opportunity

As we shift towards a greener way of living, the identification and responsible mining of battery metals will become key to fuel the energy demands of the future.

HealthTech

Though it may seem an unexpected destination, over the past few years Cornwall has seen a huge growth in its healthtech sector - attracting businesses from across the world. Why?

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