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I can only speak for satellite communications, the main problem some users experience with current GEO satellite communications is the latency, speeds and cost. However, this is a solution that many p

The types of satellite vary depending on the mission requirement. For example, GEO (Geostationary Orbiting Satellites) are most commonly used for telecommunications, satellite TV such as Sky and inter

If you go the SIC planning applications page you will find links to over 500 documents relating to the spaceport including the environmental impact study.



Mr Povlsen objected to the development on environmental grounds and later announced he had invested more than £1.4 million in a rival spaceport in Shetland.

Dat's an expensive wye tae tak on da planning department  :smile:

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I see on the Shetland Times that Lockheed Martin have released a video to help show what a launch may look like. While my childlike excitement levels at the thought of such a spectacle saw a major uptick... I did wonder what just such an event would do to all wildlife within *gestures wildly in all directions* miles away. It would likely be a good day for manure collection I fear.


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^^However, the Shetland Space Centre states online that it is "The UK's premier satellite launch location."

As if we really needed yet another reason to vote S.N.P.:ponders:

^And if I had another two or three nuts, I'd never stop talking about it - full volume. I'd also talk loudly about my nu......

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