Delivering Mission Success Since 1959

As a nonprofit trusted agent of the Government, Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) is customer driven, mission focused, and technology enabled. SDL has been solving the technical challenges faced by the military, science community, and industry for more than six decades.

SDL works with the Department of Defense and industry in defending and protecting our nation as well as supporting NASA’s vision to “reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind.”

SDL’s solutions include improved data gathering and analysis tools for all branches of the military and powerful remote and in situ sensing solutions—with an emphasis in electro-optical sensing in the near UV to far IR.

Technology Highlights

Explore SDL's Core Capabilities

Ground Stations

Tactical data acquisition, processing & display

Networking & Data Assurance

Secure data transfer solutions

Satellite Technologies

Concept to completion satellite solutions

Science & Engineering

Solutions for defense, intelligence & science

Sensor Systems

Space and airborne sensors (IR, VIS, UV & RF)

Testing & Calibration

Testing for space, airborne & miniaturized systems