The Surrey Space Centre, part of the University of Surrey’s Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, is a world leading Centre of Excellence in Space Engineering. With 10 academic staff, 11 research fellows and over 50 postgraduate researchers, we develop new innovative technologies which are exploited by the space industry. We have a large body of PhD, academic and industrial research, with a direct route through our spin-out company, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL) for rapid commercialization.
Prof. Craig Underwood, Head of SSC’s Environments and Instrumentation Group, is leading Surrey’s contribution to the project, which is to design, develop and ground-test the prototype of an uncontrolled spacecraft removal device based on propellant-less electro-dynamic technology. He is supported by Dr. Aaron knoll, Mr. Keith Ryden and Dr. Alexandru Cornogolub.