Environmental Testing

The performance of space-based and airborne sensors is critically dependent on the unique environmental conditions throughout the life of the mission. Environmental tests are necessary to assure that a sensor or its subsystems and components can meet all performance requirements. SDL has a comprehensive suite of laboratory test and verification resources to assist our customers in validating sensor performance during all stages of development.

Areas of Emphasis

Thermal / Vacuum


Materials Testing

Altitude Testing

Contamination Control Testing & Facilities

Space Survivability & Ion Optics Laboratory


Please note that SDL's testing services are available for contracted missions only.