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OpenSAT, a framework for satellite design automation for responsive space

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
79076
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F061-272-1107
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
RED CANYON SOFTWARE
1200 Pennsylvania Street Denver, CO 80203-2562
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: Yes
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: OpenSAT, a framework for satellite design automation for responsive space
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA9453-07-C-0061
Award Amount: $749,929.00
 

Abstract:

Satellite design encompasses a multitude of steps from concept to flight. Mission specifications to flight can take several years, depending on the scope, requirements and budget of the mission. A key requirement of the Air Force's responsive space program is the capability to assemble, test, and launch a satellite within days, or even hours, versus the years of a battlefield Commander's request. An operationally responsive space capability, such as this, will provide our forces with an advantage in future conflicts. The Commander will be able to rapidly deploy tailored space assets to strategic orbits. Currently, this capability does not exist. During Phase I Red Canyon Software (RCS) began development of our innovative Satellite Design Automation architecture SATBuilderT, in conjunction with our OpenSATT open architecture. OpenSAT integrates existing detail design tools with SATBuilderT, as well as databases tracking requirements, PnP components in inventory, mission data and the results of analysis with the final configuration of the satellite. During Phase II RCS will implement the customer requirements capture system, the requirement management system, the Link Analysis and Propulsion design modules, and RCS will update and modify the OpenSAT database to meet the needs of the Responsive Space and PnP Sat team members.

Principal Investigator:

Andrew Santangelo
Program Director
5052171808
andrew_santangelo@mac.com

Business Contact:

Barry Hamilton
President
3035031990
barry@redcanyonsoftware.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

RED CANYON SOFTWARE
1200 Pennsylvania St #100 Denver, CO 80203

EIN/Tax ID: 841530816
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No