Scottish public relations firm helps Scottish rocket firm announce plan to salvage derelict satellite
An Edinburgh-based rocket firm has requested support from the UK space industry as it announced its intention to de-orbit the British satellite Prospero.
Skyrora has developed a plan to find and remove the 50-year-old satellite from the Earth’s orbit amid an increasing worry of ‘space junk’.
With the backing of British astronaut Tim Peake, Skyrora intends to tackle the problem by developing its own Space Tug orbital transfer vehicle (OTV) designed to de-orbiting defunct satellites and space debris.
Our Tech PR team delivered stellar results:
- 47 items of coverage across social media, print and online
- More than 8.5 million opportunities to see
- Superb national coverage in The Scotsman, The Sunday Times, The Times, Evening Standard, and BBC News
Our Tech PR team was on stand-by to distribute a coordinated press release to Scottish media outlets, as well as specialised business, technology and space sector titles.
The story portrays Skyrora as a green and future-oriented company, drawing attention to the eco-friendly production of its rockets and the firm’s core values, such as innovation and responsibility for future generations.
Additionally, the release highlights Skyrora’s potential to remove space junk, emphasising its efforts towards a sustainable space industry while redefining the UK’s role as a world leader in space technology.
This spate of coverage continues to demonstrate Skyrora as a leading player in the UK space sector.
You can read the original press release here.
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