David Florida Laboratory

David Florida Laboratory

The David Florida Laboratory (DFL) is Canada's world class spacecraft assembly, integration and testing centre located in Ottawa. Named in honour of one of Canada's pioneers in space research, C. David Florida. The DFL is maintained and operated by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).

On a fee for service basis, the DFL is available for use by Canadian and foreign aerospace and telecommunications companies and organizations for qualifying hardware. It is registered as ISO 9001:2008 PDF document - 626 kilobytes (KB) for radio frequency, structural, and thermal qualification testing of space bound and terrestrial hardware. Support facilities include offices, conference rooms, storage areas, check out rooms, and in house mechanical, electrical and electronic shops.