Modern Transport Bill / Spaceflight Regulation Impact Assessment Analysis

Practice area: Exploration and Infrastructure | Space
Client: UK Space Agency
Published: September, 2016
Keywords: impact assessment modelling quantitative analysis

London Economics provided on-site analytical support to the UK Space Agency to evaluate the economic and internal resource implications of regulating spaceflight in the UK. This included support to a cross-government Impact Assessment of the Modern Transport Bill, a report which was awarded the highest “green” rating for quality, and analysis of the impact of a cost recovery licensing regime on the commercial viability of UK spaceflight.