UK's Space Exploration: Technology Roadmap
The UK's new space exploration technology roadmap responds to the growing global interest in space exploration by identifying crucial technological advancements and breakthroughs. It outlines the UK's role in this endeavor and focuses on national technology development areas to support future space exploration capabilities. The roadmap aims to recognize existing strengths and underdeveloped technologies for upcoming space missions, aligned with ESA and NASA ambitions, including commercial opportunities. It guides decision-making by prioritizing technologies where the UK excels or has the potential to lead, in line with the National Space Strategy's goals. The document also addresses gaps in the UK's space economy and encourages the sector's review and incorporation of its insights, while welcoming feedback for ongoing refinement.