The North East is a major player when it comes to the development of space technologies and satellite applications. Our region is home to more than 30 businesses in the space sector, including NORSS, the UK’s first orbital analyst centre, Rhea Group, e2E and Kratos Communications, plus satellite application specialists such as Thermacore, Ryleore AI, aXenic and UltraMAP.
As the North East takes its place at the centre of the growing space economy, a high powered team has been assembled to shape a vision, mission and long-term strategy. The North East Space Leadership Group is made up of a diverse range of stakeholders, from senior figures within the industry to academics, public sector and government representatives, the group will support the development of the space cluster in the North East with a focus on nurturing business growth and employment opportunities.
Find out why the North East Space sector is going from strength to strength – visit our dedicated space and satellite application pages