Companies involved in the decommissioning of Dounreay are supporting a project to establish a satellite launch site in Sutherland. Land on the Melness Crofting Estate has been identified as the potential location for the launching of rockets carrying micro satellites.The Dounreay nuclear power site is about 40 miles (64km) from the estate. Staff of the two firms at the plant have been working with the project’s backers. The backers include Highlands and Islands Enterprise.
BBC 17th July 2018 read more »