Space Test Facilities

Submitted by sarah.nash@stf… on Mon, 10/11/2021 - 12:16

RAL Space operate a series of thermal, vacuum and mechanical testing facilities along with clean room space to allow for the development, assembly and testing of space bound hardware.

The dedicated and highly experienced environmental test team work closely with RAL Space projects to deliver world leading scientific instrumentation, alongside working with worldwide space agencies such as ESA, scientific institutions such as Leicester University, and numerous commercial establishments such as Airbus Defence & Space.

RAL Space is certified to ISO 9001:2015 and offer access to:

  • Clean rooms
  • Vibration testing
  • Thermal vacuum testing
  • Climatic chambers


Physical Sciences & Engineering
Spacecraft environmental testing



Environmental test facilities

Contact Us

📧 Public Contact email
Host Organisation
STFC - RAL Space
🏢 Address

South East
OX11 0QX
United Kingdom

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