Britain hopes to keep stars aligned with EU’s space projects despite Brexit

Dressed in a white protective suit, British astronaut Tim Peake listened attentively as technicians explained details of their new satellite, a European project in Brexit Britain. While the Union Jacks on the wall indicate they are firmly on British soil, at an Airbus cleanroom in Portsmouth, the Eutelsat Quantum satellite is very much a European endeavor. Parts for the European Space Agency-led venture come from Spain, it is built in Britain and will be taken to France for testing ahead of next year's launch. "The thing about space is that in order to succeed and achieve, really, you have to be part of international partnerships and cooperation," Peake told AFP. The agen...Keep on reading: Britain hopes to keep stars aligned with EU’s space projects despite Brexit

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