The Government is developing a new strategy to implement the principles set out in the 2015 National Space Policy.
The four principles in the National Space Policy are that Government:
1. Recognises that space is of strategic importance to the UK because of the value that space programmes deliver back to public services, national security, science and innovation and the economy.
2. Commits to preserving and promoting the safety and security of the unique space operating environment, free from interference.
3. Supports the growth of a robust and competitive commercial space sector, underpinned by excellent academic research.
4. Commits to cooperating internationally to create the legal frameworks for the responsible use of space and to collaborating with other nations to deliver maximum benefit from UK investment in space.
They want to hear stakeholders’ ideas for how these principles can be put into practice. What do you think needs to be done by Government, industry, academia, civil society or others to put the National Space Policy principles into practice? Please include ideas on things which are already being done, and which should be continued, as well as ideas for new actions. And, if you some things should be stopped just let them know – they want to hear all and every idea!
For more background information have a look at the National Space Policy document.
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