Why is Scotland a prime rocket launch site?June 2019
Tags: Scotland, UK spaceport
It has been almost a year since it was announced that Scotland could host the very first UK spaceport – and interest is far from waning.
By the end of the year, plans could be submitted to build a facility at the A’Mhoine Peninsula in Sutherland.
But Scotland has a number of regions which look attractive to aerospace companies for development.
A consortium has revealed plans to build the UK’s first vertical launch site at Scolpaig, North Uist, following months of investigations.
Shetland has also been earmarked as a desirable location. [Read more]
Source: BBC News