Space success broadens Irish firms' horizons

Drive is on to get more Irish businesses ready for European Space Agency contracts

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
13th April, 2018
Space success broadens Irish firms' horizons
European Space Agency contract win boosted SkyTek. Pic: Getty

SkyTek is Ireland’s most established business in the sector. On the go for over two decades, the business developed a system which regulates the entire day for astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS).

SkyTek began as a web services business but a single contract win with the European Space Agency (ESA) led it to broaden its horizons.

“It just started with a small contract from Enterprise Ireland with the ESA. We really...

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