Isle of Man News - POSTED Thu 21-06-2012

Isle of Man based space company shows wares at Westminster

by Manx Radio

Isle of Man based space company shows wares at Westminster


The Island-based space company Excalibur Almaz attracted wide media coverage this week, when it displayed a space capsule outside the Houses of Parliament in London, as part of an exhibition to promote its plans for commercial space travel, from 2015.

The company is currently housing six spacecraft in Jurby, and exposure in the UK daily press and specialist publications, has highlighted the Manx space industry and the company's decision to base itself here. 

Alex Downie MLC represented the Department of Economic Development at the event:

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