Scott Hammond

Operations Director

Scott Hammond is the operations director at SaxaVord Spaceport which is the UK’s premier, multi-use vertical launch facility and ground station, located at Lamba Ness in Unst, Shetland. Situated at the northernmost tip of the United Kingdom, Saxavord the most direct route to orbit in Europe.

At SaxaVord, his work consists in working closely with local partners and organisations to develop a growing ground station network, leading research and industry partnerships, educational collaboration, and community engagement.

He brings over 30 years of experience to his work having spanned various sectors, including aviation, military, defence and the offshore oil industry, with a particular focus on operations planning and technical direction.

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