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.

Plus, Element Materials Technology North America is duly registered and able to handle CUI, ITAR, EAR and other similar engagements. Element Materials is fully committed to comply with all applicable FAR and DFARs regulations.


Space satellite


Why choose Element?

Element is a recipient of the prestigious Space Flight Awareness Supplier Award. Nominated by Boeing Corporation and Lockheed Martin, Element is the only independent test laboratory to receive the honor from NASA. According to NASA, the award “honors outstanding performance” among suppliers who demonstrate “production of high-quality products, excellent technical and cost performance, and adherence to schedules.”

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. Connect with an expert today

Space Simulation 640 x 480

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
space emc

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.