All About DSS

What is the Dalhousie Space Systems Lab?

The Dalhousie Space Systems Lab (DSS) is a multidisciplinary team of highly motivated students and faculty from Dalhousie University focused on the research and development of satellites called CubeSats. These are square-shaped miniature satellite roughly the size of a Rubik’s cube that perform tasks in Earth’s orbit or space. The DSS also develops various space flight systems and manages operations.

Mission Statement

To be Atlantic Canada’s leading developer of spacecraft systems and components for future missions and satellite operations management.

Vision Statement

Spacecraft research, development, and satellite management from Atlantic Canada.