Brexit Britain set for economic BOOM in £500bn space sector: 'It'll be good for jobs'

The sector was valued at an impressive £16.4billion, having grown from £14.8billion in the 2016 to 2017 survey period.

And in the coming years, Mr Whitehorn thinks the exports of space technology are going to go “well beyond that very quickly”.

In the same period, employment in the sector grew from 41,900 to 45,100.

Mr Whitehorn said the Government’s space strategy provides sets out a good roadmap for the sector to grow more.


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