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UK Space Agency launches drive to design space-age hospital

Hospital to use technologies and techniques pioneered on missions to space

The UK Space Agency has launched a £5 million competition to design a better hospital that would use technologies pioneered on missions to Mars or the International Space Station to help treat patients.

The hospital—a joint initiative with the Hampshire Together: Modernising our Hospitals and Health Services programme—would use space sector techniques to make life easier for NHS staff, the agency announced on 1 April.

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