Element’s space simulation testing laboratories provide materials testing and product qualification services for the aviation, missile, satellite, and space industries. From electronic components to complete assemblies, our experts provide test programs for the United States Department of Defense, NASA, US armed forces, and more.


Commercial and defense space component testing

Our labs are able to provide a variety of space simulation testing services, including thermal vacuum chamber testing, residual gas analysis, thermal shock, pressure testing, space emc and more. In addition to performing a variety of space simulation testing methods, including RTCA DO-160, EUROCAE ED14 and MIL-STD-810, we have unique capabilities for testing assemblies, structures, and even full-size aircraft. Our skilled engineers can work with you to create a customized test plan that best suits your needs.


The Element advantage

Our global platform of product qualification labs is committed to providing you with accurate, reliable testing results, while helping keep your project on time and on budget. With experience providing space simulation testing for a variety of industries and clients, as well as over a century of environmental simulation testing in Aerospace, we have the expertise to support your most complex projects.

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Space simulation testing services

Space simulation tests for the aviation, missile, satellite and space industries, are used to mimic the environment of space to make test conditions as realistic as possible.

We work with you to create testing plans that incorporate a wide array of techniques and equipment. Some of the standard methods that we offer include:

  • Thermal vacuum bakeout simulation
  • Vacuum outgassing/degassing and vacuum test facilities
  • Contamination free turbo-molecular pump and cryogenic pump technology
  • Class 100 cleanroom
  • Residual Gas Analyzer (RGA)
  • Round-the-clock monitoring by experienced, professional staff
  • Lockdown and blackout capabilities for classified testing
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Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) in space 

EMC testing in space poses many challenges. Read the article to learn about how Element can help test and certify your space products, devices and systems.

Our team of over 9,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.