Government must invest in UK space programme or lose skills and risk security

Unite, the UK’s leading union, is urging the government to commit to invest in the UK’s space programme in the interests of national security and to ensure that thousands of highly skilled jobs are not put at further risk.  The government has yet to commit to invest in its own version of the European Union’s Galileo global navigation satellite system (GNSS). The UK lost access to the project when it left the EU.  Unite says that it is essential that the UK has access to such a system in order to allow satellites to securely transmit information to …. READ MORE external site

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