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Consortium including Lockheed Martin wants to develop a spaceport in the Scottish Highlands

A consortium of companies, including U.S.-based Lockheed Martin, has submitted a proposal to the U.K. Space Agency with a goal of having a launch facility in the Scottish Highlands operational by 2020. Credit: File photo of the Scottish Highlands

A consortium that includes an American aerospace company wants to develop a spaceport in the Scottish Highlands.

The consortium, which includes the U.K. division of Lockheed Martin, wants to develop a launch site on the A’Mhoine peninsula in northern Scotland for launches of vehicles carrying small satellites.

The consortium has met with local officials and submitted a proposal to the U.K. Space Agency, with a goal of having the facility operational by 2020. [The Scotsman]


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