The new space race: A breeding ground for great innovation?

The new space race is grabbing headlines and driving public interest in the potential of ‘extraterrestrial’ exploration. For tech innovators, it opens the doors to a world of exciting new possibilities. It has brought in a fast-moving, ‘Silicon Valley’ type innovative paradigm to a sector that was previously the government’s domain. 

Closer to home, the UK is about to get back into the space arena with UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announcing in May this year...