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Did you know Norfolk could have been home to Britain's answer to Cape Canaveral?

Forty years ago Britain had a thriving space rocket programme.

Three separate vehicles were under development - Blue Streak, the by-then mothballed missile for delivering atomic warheads to Russia, Black Knight and Black Arrow rockets.

Whilst development went on, a search began for a possible launch site and the North Norfolk coast made the shortlist.



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