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Govt wants to create new satellite register

Mon, 11 Apr 2011

The Isle of Man Government is hoping to build on the success of its aircraft and ship registers with a satellite register.


It's an idea the Department of Economic Development is looking into at the moment.


Tenders are being invited to investigate how the Island can set up a Space Objects Register.


The United Kingdom already has one and it's hoped the Island can piggy-back on the UK legislation.


Minister Allan Bell says the registries themselves don't bring in money, but they do bring in a lot of related business. [Play audio file below]


  • DED Minister Allan Bell


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