BackCanada Space Agency – David Florida Laboratory
c/o Charly Geier, Manager Client Services and Business Development
3701 Carling Avenue
P.O. Box 11490, Station H
Assets And Services
The facilities of the Canadian Space Agency’s David Florida Laboratory (DFL) include three large clean rooms equipped for the assembly of satellites and other space hardware; a range of both thermal and space simulation chambers for performing thermal, thermal vacuum and thermal balance testing; vibration plus modal analysis and static load testing for qualifying the structural aspects of various test articles; and a radio frequency (RF) measurement facility consisting of anechoic chambers, shielded rooms and antenna ranges for evaluating a variety of antennas and RF payloads. Agreements between the DFL and its commercial partners are carried out on a fee-for-service basis. The facilities and services offered by the DFL are made available to both Canadian and foreign aerospace and telecommunications companies and organizations. The DFL is certified to the ISO 9000 standard.
Other innovation or manufacturing support, including contract manufacturing services
Thermal vacuum, thermal balance, vibration, modal, and radio frequency testing.
Product Testing and Materials Characterisation
On a fee for service basis, the DFL is available for use by Canadian and foreign aerospace and telecommunications companies and organizations for qualifying hardware. It is registered as ISO 9001:2008 for radio frequency, structural, and thermal qualification testing of space bound and terrestrial hardware.