Facilities In Cornwall

GoonhillyEarth Station Ltd

Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd is the UK’s Space Communications Gateway and a recognised Centre of Excellence in Communications Engineering, Teleport Services, R&D and Manufacturing.

Goonhilly Earth Station is well placed as the world’s most capable ground station.

Goonhilly Earth Station

National Drone Hub

The National Drone Hub is one of the largest ranges in the UK capable of testing autonomous air systems Beyond Visual Line Of Site (BVLOS).

Located at Predannack Airfield in Cornwall, the National Drone Hub brings together unique access to MoD owned segregated airspace, infrastructure and expertise to deliver the UK’s independent, best and most cost effective UAS Test & Evaluation Facility.

National Drone Hub
Spaceport Cornwall

Spaceport Cornwall

Spaceport Cornwall is Europe’s future air and space solution, providing flexible, low cost, resilient and safe access to space, and supporting aerospace innovation.

The horizontal launch site is working with future operators Sierra Space and Space Engine Systems who are developing innovative horizontal launch systems and using the spaceport for system development and UK return missions.

Spaceport Cornwall is in discussions with an established US horizontal launch provider regarding the provision of launch services from the UK and hope to announce an agreement in 2024 to support launches from mid-2025.