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UK Space Agency to fund space technology projects for NHS Covid-19 response

Wednesday 15 April 2020 | 16:16 CET | News
The UK Space Agency has launched a new drive to fund space-enabled services and technology to support the NHS coronavirus (Covid-19) response. This is a joint initiative with the European Space Agency (ESA) in support of NHS England. 

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