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Rolls-Royce eyes nuclear-powered mining on the Moon!

The British engineering giant is reportedly planning to develop a micro-nuclear reactor that could be built on the Moon or even Mars

Space-based solar tech to beam energy back to Earth

New $100m technology has been developed that aims to harness the power of the Sun directly to produce global and affordable renewable energy

Energy transition may come from space!

IRENA and the European Space Agency will work together to develop a roadmap on the use of space data for the greening of the energy sector

Out of this world! Satellites launch to fight climate change

The UK Space Agency has provided £15m to UK-based companies to develop satellites that tackle climate change and protect wildlife

Space the new frontier in renewable energy?

Scots energy group and ESA team up to use satellites to improve wind farm efficiency

UK launches research into space-based solar power station

The space-based solar power systems would use very large solar satellites to collect renewable energy, convert it into radio waves and safely beam it back to ground-based receivers connected to the electric grid

Airbus secures ‘climate change space contract’ to help protect Earth

The new contract will enable climate scientists to better compare and calibrate data from satellites and allow much more accurate forecasts and analysis to be made

NASA inks new agreement with US Department of Energy

They will continue to work together on scientific discoveries, including the development of nuclear power and propulsion systems for the Moon and Mars

UK launches £15m fund for space innovation to tackle climate change

Around £10m of funding will initially support projects focusing on either earth observation technologies or communications projects

Airbus to develop thermal instrument to support Franco-Indian climate satellite

Observations from the new satellite are expected to enhance the understanding of the water cycle and better define the impacts of climate change