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How Ireland is exploiting the final frontier

The space industry generates an estimated €300 million each year for Irish companies. It’s an often-overlooked economic sector that some believe is really taking off

20th November, 2016

Irish innovators have been boldly going where no man has gone before for decades - but their exploits have been largely overlooked or at least underplayed.

“The Irish space industry is really a hidden gem, an untold story and something which is ready to explode. It could well become like the pharmaceutical industry here if nurtured and assisted accordingly,” said David Gibbons, the manager of the European Space Agency’s Space Solutions Centre at the Tyndall...

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