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Electromagnetic Lab

KSC Electromagnetic Lab (EML)

NASA Kennedy Space Center’s Electromagnetic Lab (EML) is the center’s multi-discipline test facility used for electromagnetic design certification for electrical systems, electromagnetic environment development, and electromagnetic operational validation.  The EML team has a proven track record, having successfully supported large programs such as the Space Shuttle and International Space Station, as well as smaller projects such as CubeSat test and development for a local high school.  The EML provides ground systems and flight systems with radio frequency detection, electromagnetic interference troubleshooting, and electromagnetic interference triangulation.

Capabilities and Services:

  • Ares 1-X Vehicle EMC flight certification
  • EMC PLC/Controls/ATE development 
  • Instrumentation services (fixed & portable)
  • EME requirements development, plans, and electromagnetic Interference (EMI)
  • Electromagnetic Effects Analysis and Hardware Design Certification
  • Reradiating Antenna System (RAS) passive / active fiber optic...
  • EML Skills have benefitted spacecraft programs such as Space Station, Shuttle, ELV, ARES 1-X, Titan, Trident, 45th SW, and KSC Spacecraft Processing Facilities
  • P-Pod Launcher EMC testing
  • 70kg Payload Test Capability


  • RADAR Shielding/Masking effectiveness measurements
  • LIVIS/BMU Transient Response Testing
  • NASA Debri Radar  Emissions Testing
  • Wi-Fi entering into Spacecraft Processing Facilities


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