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The UK Space Agency website is your first stop for information about the UK's civil space programme focused on winning sustainable economic growth, secure new scientific knowledge and provide benefits to all citizens.

The site converged to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) web platform on 11 March 2011. In the process we have refreshed content, improved the layout and visuals and tried to improve features.  We have also redirected all our old web addresses, so your bookmarks should still work.

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The UK Space Agency

The UK Space Agency is at the heart of UK efforts to explore and benefit from space.

The UK's thriving space sector contributes £9.1 billion a year to the UK economy and directly employs 28,900 with an average growth rate of almost 7.5%. (The Size and Health of the UK Space Sector 2010/11, preliminary survey results.)

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