Thermal systems engineering

Working in a clean room

The Thermal Engineering Group within RAL Space designs space and ground-based instruments.  We provide a range of services from conceptual studies and detailed analysis, through to the definition and management of thermal tests.  We also design, manufacture and procure thermal hardware such as multilayer insulation blankets.

We have particular expertise in cryogenic engineering, planetary and lunar missions, ground-based telescopes and electronics thermal control.

We operate to an ISO 9001:2008 accredited Quality Management System

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