New frontiers

Our research provides innovative solutions across
the space sector, by developing novel technologies
and concepts for the utilisation and exploration of space.


Our research

Our research encompasses hypersonic flight and re-entry, through Earth orbit, to interplanetary travel and robotic operations.


Find out about opportunities to conduct research in our Space Systems Engineering group and how to apply.


Browse our recent publications on space systems on the University's research portal.


Meet the team

Find all the contacts you need for our academic and research staff.


Our researchers enjoy access to a range of world-leading Space Systems facilities.

Business engagement

See our strategic partnerships with industry and other academic institutions.


A new home for engineering

Discover MECD, our ground-breaking Engineering Campus Development.

You and MACE

Find out about life as a postgraduate researcher in the Department of MACE.

Manchester worldwide

Learn how the University's innovative research has earned a global reputation.