Quantum encryption spacecraft closer to launch

Photo of the Speqtre satellite in orbit above the Earth

13 July 2022

Speqtre, an innovative secure communications cubesat, has passed a major milestone in its journey to space.

The mission, which will demonstrate quantum key distribution (QKD) from space, has passed its critical design review. This means that the team can now build and test a full model of the satellite.

For further information, please visit the press release “Quantum encryption spacecraft closer to launch” on the UKRI website.