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Britain joins space race with first satellite: From the archive, 7 June 1963

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The UK-3 was renamed Ariel 3 before its launch in California in 1967. It became the first all-British made satellite to be sent into spaceLe Bourget, ParisThe job of building Britain's first earth satellite has been given to the British Aircraft Corporation, a contract probably worth between £500,000 and £1...
Britain joins space race with first satellite: From the archive, 7 June 1963

Sir James Hamilton

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Aeronautical engineer responsible for the design of Concorde's twisting delta wingSir James Hamilton, who has died aged 89, was the aeronautical engineer responsible for the final design of Concorde's subtly twisting delta wing, which enabled it to cruise at twice the speed of sound and yet provide enough lift for...
Sir James Hamilton
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