Our lab has a number of facilities to help transform spacecraft mission ideas into operations. Our facilities are available for collaborative efforts.  If you are interested in using our facilities, feel free to contact us for more information.

The following table summarizes some of the HSFL facilities and their ROM cost for external use. For further inquiries please contact info@hsfl.hawaii.edu

Test FacilityThermal Vacuum Chamber
Vibration Table
ADCS Test Facility
Specs1.6 x 2.25 m, 10e-8 Torr, -70°- 70°C
Tests objects 1.2m x 1.2m; 5-2200 Hz to 7000 kgf; 14000 kgf shock
Air-bearing platform, Magnetic Field, Sun, GPS simulations, up to 100 kg satellite
1-Week ROM Cost

Thermal Vacuum Chambers

Thermal Vacuum Chambers.
On picture: Intlvac Thermal Vacuum Chamber 1.6 m I.D. x 2.25 m long, 10-8 Torr

HSFL spin balancer

Spin Balancer

Vibration/Shock Table. Tests objects size 1.2m x 1.2m 5-2200 Hz to 7000 kgf; 14000 kgf shock

ADCS Test Facility

Attitude Determination and Control Test Facility. Air-bearing platform for up to 150 kg satellites Magnetic Field, Sun, GPS simulations

Mission Operations Center

Mission Operations Center

Ground Stations

Ground Stations

Attitude Control Testbed

Developmental Attitude Control Testbed

Spacecraft Avionics Development

Spacecraft Avionics Development

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