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The BNSC's Space Exploration Working Group (SEWG) said being involved at the start of the new era of space exploration would lead to important breakthroughs in scientific knowledge, stimulate technological advances and bring commercial opportunities.
Prof Frank Close, University of Oxford and chairman of SEWG, said: "We recommend that the UK engages in preparatory human space flight activities.
Originally posted by Chorlton
The problem is, its only academics who are suggesting this.
I doubt Gordon is going to give any space project one single penny, which is a shame
Originally posted by Freeborn
Could you honestly see the British public accepting this sort of government investment or us gaining it from private investors.