UCL Department of Space and Climate Physics



MSSL have a range of ISO certified cleanrooms that are used for space flight hardware assembly, integration and test requirements under strict environmental control requirements (contamination, humidity, temperature, biological and electrostatic control).

ISO Class 5 cleanroom

This cleanroom is used for the assembly, integration of the most contamination sensitive space flight hardware. The cleanroom was also recently used as a bioburden controlled area for the ExoMars PanCam flight hardware.

ISO Class 6 Cleanroom

The ISO 6 cleanroom houses the Optical Thermal vacuum test facility, the Low Energy Plasma Instrument calibration facility and the vacuum bakeout test facility.

ISO Class 8 Cleanroom

The ISO 8 cleanroom houses three ISO Class 5 airhsower’s and the CCD/focal plane array Calibration chambers.