Facilities

Facilities
Cubesat flatsat infrastructure
Class 100 cleanroom for spacecraft assembly and integration
Thermal vacuum chamber laboratory with two chambers and solar simulation capability
6.6kN shaker table
Access to and experience with spacecraft test facilities at ANU Advanced Instrumentation Technology Facility
Space-based instrumentation laboratory
Electronics workshop
Satellite ground station (UHF/VHF/S-band, under construction)
Falcon Telescope - the Canberra node of the USAFA global Falcon Telescope Network, for optical space surveillance and tracking
A 0.4m, f8 optical telescope forming a Research and Development platform for novel adaptive and electro-optics systems and devices, currently providing on-sky operational adaptive optics imagery
Impact facilities, including two-stage light gas gun laboratory, suitable for satellite / debris impact studies
Space debris harpoon development test rig
Various UAV platforms and instrumented UAV flight laboratory, for testing GNC approaches
64-core workstation for simulation developments; ongoing access to NCI National Facility supercomputer
Algorithms for multidisciplinary design optimisation and surrogate modelling
Codes for astrodynamics simulations (coupled DSMC/PIC, under development) and physics-based space atmospheric modelling