Magellan offers high-level services for satellite assembly, integration, and testing (AI&T) at our state-of-the-art ground facilities. 


Magellan is uniquely positioned to help NewSpace organizations realize their ambitions. 

NewSpace and Space 2.0 organizations are exploring the potential of space commercialization, driving innovation and opening up a new entrepreneurial frontier that will profoundly impact all facets of industry, science and security. 

As one of Canada’s premier space companies, Magellan Aerospace is focused on meeting these challenging demands. For advanced technology developments or new business initiatives, our optimized approach combines the best of traditional “big space” expertise with NewSpace methodologies to balance cost-effectiveness, responsiveness and reliability. 

Satellite AI&T Support

Turnkey Services and State-of-the-Art Facilities for Satellite Assembly, Integration, and Testing

The Advanced Satellite Integration Facility (ASIF) is turning Magellan’s investment in knowledge and technology into a global advantage for the development of Canada’s space industry. A unique hub for innovation, it’s shared and jointly operated with the University of Manitoba, connecting industry with academia in the research, development, construction and testing of satellite buses and subsystems. 

The 5,900 sq ft Class 100,000 clean room is equipped and configured with 3-axis cranes, environmental control equipment, fume hoods and other specialized equipment. It was designed with low and high bay integration areas large enough to accommodate the simultaneous assembly, integration and testing (AIT) of three satellite buses.


  • STD 209E Class 100,000 (ISO Class 8)
  • 550 m2 (5,900 sq ft) total floor space
  • Low bay integration area
    • • 27 x 19 x 6 m (89 x 62 x 21 ft)
      • 2,000 kg (4,400 lb) crane
  • High bay integration area
    • • 6 x 6 x 9 m (20 x 20 x 29 ft)
      • 2,000 kg (4,400 lb) crane
Flight Component Inspection

Flight Component Inspection

Co-located with the ASIF is an additional 3,480 sq ft Class 100,000 Small Satellite / Microsatellite AI&T Facility and clean room.


  • Class 100 laminar flow benches
  • Unit-level thermal vacuum chamber
  • 5000g vibration test facility 
  • Processor-in-the-loop test facility
Flight Panel Inspection

Flight Panel Inspection


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