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Black Arrow “Return To Flight”

Black Arrow Launches On the 50th Anniversary of the first successful British rocket launch, the Black Arrow name is reinvigorated as Black Arrow Space Technologies starts up in business. Black Arrow Space Technologies is a new British company developing spaceflight technologies designed to launch satellites into orbit.  Black Arrow unique offer is their seaborne launch system – commercial rockets launched …

Sustainable Space

The UK’s Plan for Space Sustainability aims to incentivise sustainable space practices through regulation and cost saving for environmentally conscious space operators. “Plans to make licenses, insurance and other costs cheaper for environmentally conscious space players” is something Black Arrow Space Technologies have been promoting for some time as part of our own Space Sustainability programme, including green propellants, demisable …

Black Arrow joins Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub

We are delighted to join the Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub.  This will enable us to set up, test and develop systems with assistance from Microsoft as Black Arrow Space Technologies moves towards launch.  A great opportunity from Microsoft – Onwards and Upwards!

National Space Strategy for Wales

Today’s announcement by the Welsh Government of a Space Strategy for Wales is a very welcome and long-awaited focus on plans to stimulate space businesses in Wales, right across the board, from innovative launch and orbital services, to analysing and applying data downloaded from satellites. Wales has great traditions, skills and experience in engineering, aerospace and maritime activities, backed up …

Seaborne Space Launch Presentation

Our Chief Executive, Paul Williams, recently gave an online presentation to Go Space Watch when he discussed the merits of the seaborne space launch option and its benefits for the UK Space Industry, gave some detail on the Black Arrow Space Technologies proposition and took questions at the end of the session. The full presentation is now available to view …

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Black Arrow commits to Race to Zero

Black Arrow Space Technologies has committed to the UN Race to Zero campaign, through the SME Climate Hub, helping small businesses reduce their carbon emissions and providing climate solutions to contribute to climate change action in society.  With adopting design and operational options now, we have a clear roadmap to achieve NetZero, (i.e. minimising greenhouse gas emissions and/or ensuring that …

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Interview on Astro Radio Earth

Listen to an extended chat with Paul Williams, Director of Black Arrow Space Technologies, on internet radio station Astro Radio Earth when he discusses our plans for ship based launches with the panel, including some of Paul’s music choices. https://www.mixcloud.com/AstroRadioEarth/astro-radio-reach-out-and-touch-space-2nd-august-2021

Interview with CEO Paul Williams

Listen to a detailed interview with our CEO, Paul Williams, with YouTuber The Angry Astronaut, as they discuss our plans for UK based rocket development; port facilities in Port Talbot, South Wales; and seaborne launches to orbit. https://youtu.be/vw46BcH_rwI

The UK’s Commercial Spaceports

A very useful summary from @TerezaPultarova at @SPACEdotcom of the UK’s proposed spaceport offerings – including @BlackArrowSpace and our seaborne launch platform to be based in Port Talbot, South Wales. https://space.com/amp/uk-spaceports-commercial-rockets-licenses-microlaunchers

Launch Services from Port Talbot, South Wales

The new Space Industry Regulations come before Parliament today, 24 May, paving the way for a UK-based space launch industry. Black Arrow Space Technologies will be operating our seaborne launch platform, our space ship, from Port Talbot in South Wales from as soon as 2023, creating skilled jobs in Wales and across the UK and providing the space industry with …