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Fri 28 Feb 2014 from 09:00 - 17:00

Press Release following the Careers in the Space Industry event on 28th February 2014. Click here.

Event was deemed a huge success and was attended by the Minister for Skills and Enterprise, Matthew Hancock MP to launch the Higher Apprenticeship Programme in Space Engineering.  The event was attended by over 150 delegates and speakers.  The students found it to be hugely beneficial to meet with prospective employers and to find out more about opportunities within the Space Sector.

Full details of the event can be found on the Careers in the Space Industry webpages.

Local and national media interest surrounded the event with details reported in the Leicester Mercury, BBC news, and highlights were televised on ITV Central news following the event.


Keynote Speaker Confirmed - Craig Clark, CEO of Clyde Space


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