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22 Dec 2023

UK Spaceport License Breaks Europe's SpaceX Dependence

The Civil Aviation Authority [licensed Scotland's SaxaVord spaceport]( for up to 30 yearly vertical launches, backing European space ventures and enhancing tech sovereignty. European startups like [Rocket Factory Augsburg]( and [Hylmpulse Technologies]( will be early patrons of this strategic move, anticipated to reduce launch costs and bolster local industry growth.