Space missions require a wide range of specialized components adapted to the specific functional needs of the system. SDL provides a number of solutions for our customer’s mission needs, ranging from customized, one-of-a-kind components to productized components.


  • Miniaturization
  • Modularity
  • One-of-a-kind systems
  • Avionics
  • Structures and mechanisms
  • Power systems
  • Communications
  • Camera systems
  • Batteries



Spacecraft Platform

SDL’s Pearl spacecraft platform is a set of standard and customizable components that can be assembled into multiple mission configurations while minimizing non-recurring engineering costs and development schedules.


Digital Imaging Space Camera

SDL’s DISC is a one mega-pixel, visible, monochromatic imager that uses less than 1.5 W of power and is built with radiation-hardened components.

Thermal Straps

SDL’s simple process for developing solderless thermal straps enables an extremely efficient thermal connection while maintaining a high degree of mechanical flexibility.