Spaceport Cornwall Infrastructure: Growth Deal Contribution £0.5m
Spaceport Cornwall will be a horizontal Satellite launch site at Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN), providing flexible, low cost, and resilient access to space for small satellite launch systems. Spaceport will place Cornwall at the forefront of global innovation in rapid transit, launch technologies and human spaceflight.
Work package 1 – Spaceport Cornwall Permanent Licenced Spaceport UK capability by upgrading existing Airport infrastructure leading to an orbital satellite launch in 2021 allowing other deployed Space Launch systems to operate if desired.
Current Status: Grant Funding Agreement signed February 2020. Surveys and enabling works have started.