Tech and the space race in 10 quick questions
The UK Space Agency has allocated £150,000 to help support entrepreneurs and small companies in the space industry.
The Agency is working with industries to deliver world-class science innovation support, in line with the Government’s Industrial Strategy.
Virgin Galactic is over a decade into its long, stuttering, journey taking space travel out of the hands of the super-talented, and delivering it to the super-rich at a hefty price.
But travel outside of the Earth's atmosphere has come a long way since Sputnik 1 achieved its first orbit in 1957.
How much do you know about tech and the space race? Take our quiz to find out.