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Space Systems Design Lab

620 Cherry St. NW

Atlanta, GA 30332-0001


For general Georgia Tech Visitor Information, see this link:

Directions to SSDL

The Space Systems Design Lab is located in the Engineering Science & Mechanics (ESM) Building next to the School of Aerospace Engineering. We are near Tech Tower at the intersection of Ferst Drive and Cherry Street. The street address works with online direction software such as Google Maps.


Campus Map

An extensive campus map is located at this link. The ESM building is number 41 on this map.


Visitor Parking

The closest Visitor Parking lot is accessed by North Avenue across the street from Tech Tower, this is called “Area 1”. From there it is a short walk to our building. An hourly fee of $2 per hour (2019) up to 6 hours is charged to park there. A map of Visitor Parking is found here. Area 1 is in the lower center part of the map.



Georgia Tech's location in Midtown, Atlanta makes it close to a number of great hotels. Below are a few suggestions within walking distance to the campus. 

Hampton Inn - Georgia Tech

Address: 244 North Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

Reservations: 404-881-0881

Hotel Website


Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center

Address: 800 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

Reservations: 800-706-2899

Hotel Website

Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites

Address: 97 10th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

Reservations: 800.774.1500


Hotel Website