The Establishment of the UK Space Agency

  • Sa’id MostesharEmail author
Part of the Yearbook on Space Policy book series (YEARSPACE)


Unlike most countries active in space, the United Kingdom had no independent space agency until 2010. One of the government ministries, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), is primarily responsible for the development of UK space policy and the regulation of space activity.


Space Activity Service Level Agreement Audit Committee European Space Agency Outer Space 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.London Institute of Space Policy and Law and London UniversityLondonUK

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