About – UK Space Agency
The United Kingdom Space Agency (commonly known as the UK Space Agency or UKSA) is an executive agency of the Government of the United Kingdom, responsible for the United Kingdom’s civil space programme. It was established on 1 April 2010 to replace the British National Space Centre (BNSC) and took over responsibility for government policy and key budgets for space exploration, and represents the United Kingdom in all negotiations on space matters. It “[brings] together all UK civil space activities under one single management”. It is initially operating from the existing BNSC headquarters in Swindon, Wiltshire.