Why is Cornwall joining the space race?

For the first time ever an orbital rocket will be launched from the UK.

A 21-metre rocket to be released over the Atlantic will be launched from Newquay airport with the help of a jumbo jet. Minutes later its cargo of nine satellites will be in orbit.

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