Latest Episodes

Enabling Sustainable Land Use
July 10, 2023

In this episode we will be exploring sustainable land use and how we can balance the needs of local communities, businesses, and ecosystems, to ensure that our land is used in a way that benefits everyone.As our population continues to rise, how do we ado

Data Insights for a Sustainable Finance System
June 26, 2023

In this episode we will be discussing sustainable finance, and how – alongside data insights from space – this initiative can be a key tool for promoting sustainable development and combating climate change. What do we mean when we talk about sustainable

Building in Space
June 12, 2023

In this episode, we will be discussing In-Space Manufacturing and talking to some of the companies who are at the forefront of this new space race.The future of commercial space is dependent on our ability to build and assemble large structures entirely o

A Decade of Innovation with the Satellite Applications Catapult
May 29, 2023

In this episode, we’re celebrating the Catapult’s 10th anniversary, reflecting on a fantastic decade of ground-breaking innovations and achievements.The Satellite Applications Catapult has made remarkable strides in advancing satellite technology and its

Digital Twins
May 15, 2023

In this episode, we’re exploring the concept of Digital Twins.A Digital Twin is a virtual representation of a real-world physical counterpart, they use sophisticated data models to accurately simulate changes and problems, using the virtual environment to

State of AI for Earth Observation
May 01, 2023

In today’s episode, we’re going to be discussing how Artificial Intelligence can be used to enhance Earth Observation.Most of the images generated by satellites will never be seen by human eyes. There simply aren’t enough humans on Earth—let alone trained

In-Orbit: Series Three
April 17, 2023

Welcome to In-Orbit – the fortnightly podcast exploring how technology from space is empowering a better world.This podcast is brought to you by the Satellite Applications Catapult, a UK technology and innovation company driving economic growth through th

Amber: The Best of the UK Space Industry
November 28, 2022

In this bonus episode, we’re discussing the IOD-3 Amber satellite. Amber is a partnership between the Satellite Applications Catapult and Horizon Technologies. Built by AAC Clyde Space in Scotland, it

Virgin Orbit: Making UK Launch a Reality
November 21, 2022

In this bonus episode, we’re discussing the historic rocket launch from UK soil happening later this year. Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne will take flight from Spaceport Cornwall on a mission that will ma

Westcott Expo 2022: Integrating Drone Aircraft into National Airspace
September 05, 2022

This is the final episode in our three-week mini-series sharing live panel sessions from our Westcott Space Cluster Expo.