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Maxar moves to capture satellite-servicing business in U.K, Europe

19th July 2018  Article published by Space News – Link to original article  Maxar Technologies' recently acquired Neptec robotic technology company was selected to supply sensors for the Space Drone servicing vehicle developed by Effective Space.     FARNBOROUGH,...

Neptec UK talks about Lunar Mission to UK Minister of Science

On July 5th, 2018 Sam Gyimah, UK Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation and Astronaut Tim Peake were at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus to announce a new contract between UK industry and Space agencies and to highlight their support for...

Neptec’s Contribution to STEAM Family Fun Day

Earlier last month, Neptec UK took part in the Harwell Campus and Chilton Village annual Full STEAM Ahead Family Fun Day. This event aims to strengthen the bonds between Harwell Campus and Chilton Village, while inspiring children and young adults to consider science,...

Neptec UK Exhibiting at DATA.SPACE 2018

      Neptec UK will be exhibiting at DATA.SPACE 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland on February 1 and 2, 2018. Taking place in the Technology & Innovation Centre in Glasgow, DATA.SPACE is an international conference that aims to raise awareness about the commercial...

Low-Cost Clocks for Landing on the Moon

Neptec UK has been working with Eventech, a small company from Latvia. Eventech has designed an ultra-precise clock accurate to a trillionth of a second that has been chosen by the European Space Agency to fly to the Moon's south pole on Russia’s Luna-27 lander in...

Low-Cost Timers to the Moon and Back

11 October 2017  Article published by the European Space Agency - Link to original article  Add 14 digits to any clock in your house, and you will be able to measure one trillionth of a second. This is how extremely precise a timer developed in Europe will run aboard...

Happy International Women in Engineering Day!

Today, we celebrate International Women in Engineering Day. Neptec UK Programme Manager, Kerry Sanz was interviewed about her experience as an engineer and what led her to want to work in the space sector. Read the...

Neptec at the Paris Air Show

Monday, June 19th marked the beginning of the 52nd Paris Air Show, the largest aerospace event in the world. Mike Kearns of Neptec UK and Michel Lortie of Neptec Design Group are in attendance.

Harwell engineers prepare for moon launch

A UK space company based at Harwell Campus will be designing and creating a prototype of a landing sensor for a historic unmanned lunar mission as part of a series of launches that could see the first human habitat on the moon.

Neptec UK interview with BBC South Today

February 21, 2017 Earlier this month, Neptec UK announced that they had been awarded a contract by Airbus Defence and Space (based in Bremen) to design and prototype a landing sensor known as LEIA. Please see the official press release here. Neptec UK’s sensor is...

Harwell engineers prepare for moon launch

Posted By: George Welch via www.oxfordshireguardian.co.uk on: Febrary 21, 2017 A UK space company based at Harwell Campus will be designing and creating a prototype of a landing sensor for a historic unmanned lunar mission as part of a series of launches that could...

Neptec UK Interview with BBC Radio Oxford

David Jones of Neptec UK spoke with BBC Radio Oxford about the landing sensor Neptec UK is developing for the Luna Resource-1 Lander mission. To listen to the interview, click here.  

Harwell: UK technology supports descent to the moon

07/02/2017 - The Business Magazine A UK space company has won a contract to design and prototype a landing sensor for an unmanned mission to the south polar region of the Moon, the first in a series of launches that could see the first human habitat on the Moon....

Press Release – UK technology supports descent to the Moon

PRESS RELEASE - 7 February 2017 A UK space company has won a contract to design and to prototype a landing sensor for an unmanned mission to the south polar region of the Moon, the first in a series of launches that could see the first human habitat on the Moon....

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