The U.K. government has approved a trio of new space science missions to reinforce a growing space effort, but its ultimate commitment to key European programs remains uncertain. The British National Space Center (BNSC) approved three low-cost missions under its Mosaic program, an initiative launched in 1999 to support U.K. industrial capability in small satellites used for scientific and commercial applications. BNSC will provide 15 million pounds ($23 million) for the missions ...

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