Westcott Space Cluster to support satellite propulsion testing

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The Westcott Space Cluster in Aylesbury is to get a satellite propulsion test facility, the Science Minister Amanda Solloway has announced. The new centre is intended to enable companies and academics to test space propulsion engines at up to 1.5kN in high-altitude vacuum, an equivalent test altitude of 140,000ft, said the government. It will allow …

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