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    Default Goonhilly World’s First Commercial Deep Space Station



    Cornwall to host world’s first commercial deep-space communications station.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/c...ations-station

    An Ł8.4 million investment in Goonhilly Earth Station, in Cornwall, will help create the world’s first commercial deep-space communications station, capable of tracking future missions to the Moon and Mars.

    “The UK Space Agency has played a vital role in supporting this partnership and will continue to work alongside industry, local leaders and international partners to grow the UK’s share of the global space market. We already play a significant role in satellite manufacturing, with one in four of the world’s telecommunications satellites built in the UK, and want to establish the UK as a world-leading destination for space launch. ”

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    Pyth yw 'Take me to your leader' yn Kernewek? lol

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    Default Re: Goonhilly World’s First Commercial Deep Space Station

    Goonhilly... teee. heee..

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    Default Re: Goonhilly World’s First Commercial Deep Space Station

    Quote Originally Posted by UlteriorModem View Post
    Goonhilly... teee. heee..

    Thanks interesting stuff!
    I was convinced Goonhilly was in Australia lol.
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    Default Re: Goonhilly World’s First Commercial Deep Space Station

    Ah its not that bad. We have a town here in Florida called "Two egg"
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    Default Re: Goonhilly World’s First Commercial Deep Space Station

    Quote Originally Posted by UlteriorModem View Post
    Ah its not that bad. We have a town here in Florida called "Two egg"
    I can beat that, not too far from me is a village called Wyre Piddle.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyre_Piddle

    Q/ Wyre Piddle?

    A/ I was desperate.

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    Default Re: Goonhilly World’s First Commercial Deep Space Station

    An interesting project to follow.
    I visited the site many years ago. Very interesting visitor centre.
    Clear skies.
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