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!
HawkEye 360 Announces Successful Launch of First Three Satellites Built by SFL Under Contract to DSI
Dec 03 2018
SFL-Led Nanosatellite Team Receives Canadian Alouette Award for Precise Autonomous Formation Flight
May 17 2018
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) Nanosatellite Validates Aircraft Tracking, Prepares for Deorbit Demo
Mar 30 2017
Deep Space Industries and SFL selected to provide satellites for HawkEye 360’s Pathfinder mission
May 26 2016
Deep Space Industries Teams with UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory to Demonstrate Autonomous Spacecraft Maneuvering
Jan 26 2016
SFL’s Josh Newman Wins 1st Place in Small Satellite Student Competition for CanX-4 and CanX-5 Formation Flying Mission Contribution
Aug 12 2015
UniBRITE Achieves Arcminute-Level Fine Pointing for First of its Kind Space Astronomy Mission
Jun 09 2013
Next Generation Automatic Identification System Satellites to be Developed under Communitech Program
Apr 19 2013