UTIAS News

Op-ed on fighting climate change by Prof. David Zingg

The contribution of civil aviation to climate change is generally estimated at about five per cent of all human contributions. Roughly two per cent comes from carbon dioxide, while there is considerable scientific uncertainty in the estimates of the other… Read more »

Prasanth Nair recognized with Connaught Innovation Award

Professor Prasanth Nair of the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering has received a Connaught Innovation Award to support his computational framework, known as Deep Bayesian Analytics Engine (DBAE). “In collaboration… Read more »

Prof. David Zingg discusses the future of green air travel with the CBC

Read Prof. David Zingg’s approach to making air travel greener. You can also listen to his take on the bigger picture of making flying greener on the What On Earth podcast. Read full article and listen to What on Earth… Read more »

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SFL’s collection of Microsatellites and Nanosatellites

Professor Robert Zee

Space Flight Lab: Nanosatellite and Microsatellite Missions

Research Focus

  1. The SFL pushes the envelope in its design and construction of some of the world’s most successful Nanosatellites and Microsatellites
  2. Research and development in disruptive space technologies

Current Projects

  1. Developing customizable separation systems called “XPODs”
  2. Lowering the entry barrier to space for companies, research institutions, government, and end users in order to enable more productive use of space for the next generation

Space Flight Lab: Nanosatellite and Microsatellite Missions

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