Take part in an international satellite mission with the INSPIRE project!
Learn about the research collaboration with Aurora and Yukon Colleges on the CSAs Canadian CubeSat Program.
The Institute for Space Science, Exploration and Technology (ISSET) is a University of Alberta institute that embraces a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines related to the exploration of space. ISSET builds on long-standing institutional excellence in space research in order to take advantage of emerging, cross-disciplinary opportunities and to develop partnerships with other institutions, agencies and industry.
In addition, ISSET offers unique educational experiences for undergraduate and graduate students, and develops provincial capabilities in space research through educational outreach programs, visiting professor positions, workshops and scientific meetings.
ISSET has four core themes based on existing and emerging strengths at the University of Alberta within six Departments across two Faculties.
A summary of ISSET’s mission, vision and objectives can be found here. (PDF, 137kb)