Small Satellite Center

Small Satellite Center

Providing a facility and organization within MIT that supports novel research and education on small satellites, including their missions, subsystems, payloads, enabling technologies and increasingly complex applications.

Our People

Learn more about our organization, member groups, and PIs

Missions of Interest

Our Missions

We work on a variety of projects related to satellites and payloads and bring together experts on propulsion, communications, payload development, systems engineering, controls and dynamics, and structures.  Learn more about the missions we've flown in space and microgravity.