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Space Park Leicester launched by UK astronaut

UK astronaut Tim Peake officially opened Leicester’s pioneering space research, innovation and teaching cluster at a special ceremony on Monday.

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Space Park Leicester builds on the enviable heritage and space-science expertise of the University of Leicester to help change the world for the better.

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Integrating advanced manufacturing, AI and downstream data analysis for space and space-enabled sectors. The community at Space Park builds on Leicester’s expertise in Earth Observation and satellite technologies to provide a multitude of opportunity for collaborative R&D, whether for space or space-enabled applications. Together we will change the world for the better.

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Space Park Leicester offers a range of high-tech, highly flexible workspaces for innovative businesses to thrive. Joining our community provides benefits far beyond simply being at a state-of-the-art facility.

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We offer a breadth of support mechanisms to help your business or business idea grow.

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An international centre of excellence in skills development for the space sector, Space Park Leicester offers an unparalleled range of education and training opportunities for an exciting new generation of skilled space-aware students.

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