Facilities: Microsatellite Science & Technology Centre (MSTC)The Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) maintains complete and comprehensive facilities to support the complete development cycle of satellites and spacecraft, from initial conception to final environmental testing.
Graduate StudiesThe Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) seeks outstanding candidates for graduate study at the Masters and Ph.D. levels.
History and HighlightsUTIAS/SFL was established in 1998 with funding from Dynacon Incorporated, the Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund, and the Center for Earth and Environmental Technologies (ETech). It has a full-time staff of professionals in addition to....
Location & HotelsThe UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory is located at 4925 Dufferin Street, in the north-central section of the city of Toronto. This page also shows nearby hotels...
Management TeamMeet the SFL management team.
Mission StatementThe UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory (UTIAS/SFL) collaborates with business, government and academic institutions on spacecraft projects and the development of new space technologies. As a laboratory at the University of Toronto...
MSTC SponsorsThe Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) would like to thank the Sponsors of the Microsatellite Science and Technology Centre (MSTC) that have contributed substantial support through discounts, hardware and software to make the Centre a reality. Thank you for believing in our mission. We believe in you too.
PartnersUTIAS is proud to work with our many partners from all branches of industry and research....
SFL SponsorsWe want to sincerely thank all our sponsors who have made contributions to the Space Flight Laboratory. Without your support, many SFL educational projects would not be possible. Your generous donations helped launch Canada’s first student satellites into space. Through your commitment to quality education, the CanX Student Program is able to inspire young Canadians to pursue their space research and space exploration ambitions.
SFL VideoFrom the launch of Canada’s first space telescope (MOST) in 2003 to today’s state of the art sophisticated, low cost miniature-satellites, SFL has become one of the world’s foremost centers for spacecraft development. See how the people, the laboratories, the state of the art equipment and our cutting edge capabilities are building Canada’s future in space in this video!
LATEST NEWS & BLOGS
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) Awarded Development and Production Support Contract for 15 Additional HawkEye 360 Radio Frequency Geolocation Microsatellites Flex Production Underway
Nov 15 2022
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) Completes On-Orbit Commissioning of HawkEye 360 Clusters 4 and 5 Microsatellites
Oct 11 2022
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) Nears Completion of GHGSat Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Constellation Core Satellites
Sep 19 2022
GHGSat doubles capacity in record time following launch and operationalization of three new satellites
Aug 11 2022
Space Flight Laboratory Announces Successful Deorbiting of Nanosatellite with Drag Sail Technology. Sails Reduced Time as Space Debris by 178 Years
Jun 13 2022
Six Microsatellites Built by Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) of Toronto Launched Aboard SpaceX Transporter-5 Mission - 36 SFL-Built Satellites Launched in Past Two Years
Jun 02 2022
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) and GHGSat Announce Successful Testing of Three New Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Satellites
May 05 2022
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) Awarded Contract to Build Next Three Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Microsatellites for GHGSat
Mar 22 2022
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) Wins NASA Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition Contract for Small Satellites
Feb 23 2022
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) to Develop Two Small Satellites for NASA Astrophysics Pioneers Program
Jan 25 2022
SFL Makes Top Ten list of Satellite Solution Providers list by "Aerospace & Defense Review" magazine
Dec 20 2021
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) Awarded Norwegian Space Agency Contract to Build NorSat-4 Maritime Tracking Microsatellite
Aug 09 2021
Three HawkEye 360 Formation-Flying Microsatellites Built By Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) Successfully Launched
Jul 01 2021
Why Small Satellites and the ‘Microspace’ Approach are Keys to Developing a National Earth Observation Program
Jun 03 2021
Norwegian Space Agency Announces Launch of NorSat-3 Maritime Tracking Microsatellite Built by Space Flight Laboratory (SFL)
Apr 29 2021
Microspace Technology Enables All Countries to Reap the Benefits of National Earth Observation Programs
Apr 16 2021
Dubai Municipality Announces Launch of DMSat-1 Atmospheric Monitoring Microsatellite Built by Space Flight Laboratory (SFL)
Mar 22 2021
Dubai Municipality and MBRSC to launch region’s first environmental nanometric satellite on March 20
Mar 11 2021
Norway Selects Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) to Develop Technology Demonstrator Microsatellite
Feb 16 2021
Slovenia Releases Color Image from NEMO-HD Microsatellite Built by Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) in Collaboration with SPACE-SI
Feb 08 2021
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) Announces Successful Launch of 12 Satellites on SpaceX Ride-Sharing Mission
Jan 26 2021
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) Awarded Contract by GHGSat Inc. to Build Three More Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Microsatellites
Nov 16 2020
GHGSat Reports Smallest Methane Emission Ever Detected from Space with Microsatellite Developed by Space Flight Laboratory (SFL)
Oct 22 2020
Space Flight Laboratory Announces Launch of Atmospheric Monitoring and Earth Observation Microsatellites
Sep 04 2020
Space Flight Laboratory and Kepler Communications Announce Collaboration on Fully Operational Nanosatellite Constellation
Feb 03 2020