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Space Cafe – Scotland

February 18 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

Skyrora – A Tale of Space, Launch, Space Debris, and Government Affairs.

This Space Café Scotland will feature movers and shakers from the Scottish Space Ecosystem in conversation with Angela Mathis, CEO of ThinkTank Maths and a friend of SpaceWatch.Global.

Skyrora’s head of Government Affairs, Alan Thompson, together with the Space Café Scotland host, Angela Mathis (CEO, ThinkTank Maths), will explain:

  • Why a four-year-old tech start-up has had to develop a fully-fledged Government Affairs function, where such functions are usually the prerogative of big pharma, or Primes, rarely of start-ups.
  • What does the Space industry landscape currently look like in the UK. What are the key fundamentals to make it economically sustainable.
  • He’ll explore how he feels economic development comes into the picture.
  • Alan will give his views on what could be the key USPs of the UK space industry and what Launch could add to this.
  • He’ll also share information around Black Arrow and why the launch in 1971 is so critical for the future of Launch.
  • What does Alan think he’ll be working on in 5 years’ time, if he’s still in the space sector, and how will he and his colleagues at Skyrora be able to measure success in this New Space activity.

This Space Café Scotland will be conducted in English and is brought to you in partnership with a strategic space marketing firm, AstroAgency, supported by ESA Space Solutions

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