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Company Information:

Name: STAR TECHNOLOGIES CORPORTATION
Address: 731 Walker Road
Suite G1
Great Falls, VA 22066
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (703) 759-2933

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $587,449.00 7
SBIR Phase II $2,849,736.00 4

Award List:

CONTROL-STRUCTURES INTERACTION SATELLITE (CSI-SAT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert R Strunce Jr
Award Amount: $49,954.00
Abstract:
This proposal will describe an innovative approach for space flight eperiments to demonstrate and validate control-structures interaction (csi) technologies and methodologies based on emerging small satellite initiative. this phase i proposal addresses the concept design for a control-structures… More

Com+ Simulation Architecture With Application To Tethers And Formation Flying

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Strunce, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,478.00
Abstract:
Future NASA missions cover a diverse set of requirements from Earth Observing constellations Flying in Formation to Scientific Observations using multiple tethers. Each spacecraft will have unique design specifications on actuators, sensors, dynamics, control and flight software. Traditionally,… More

Com+ Simulation Architecture With Application To Tethers And Formation Flying

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Strunce, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,921.00
Abstract:
Future NASA missions cover a diverse set of requirements from Earth Observing constellations Flying in Formation to Scientific Observations using multiple tethers. Each spacecraft will have unique design specifications on actuators, sensors, dynamics, control and flight software. Traditionally,… More

COM Attitude Control System Simulation/Trainer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert Strunce, President
Award Amount: $99,963.00
Abstract:
Current and future Air Force missions cover a diverse set of spacecraft requirements from LEO (SIBRS Low, DMSP, Space Base Laser) to MEO (GPS) to GEO (SBIRS High, DSCS, DSP, Milstar). The specific missions cover communications, earth surveillance,weather, and navigation. New and innovative… More

Advanced Spacecraft Operations and Training Tool (ASCOTT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert Strunce, President
Award Amount: $749,973.00
Abstract:
Current and future Air Force missions cover a diverse set of spacecraft requirements from LEO (SIBRS Low, DMSP, Space Base Laser) to MEO (Navstar GPS) to GEO (SBIRS High, DSCS, DSP, Milstar). For the Air Force to conduct satellite operations, individuals need to be trained in all aspects of the… More

3D Satellite Builder

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert R. Strunce, Jr., President
Award Amount: $98,186.00
Abstract:
The Air Force is developing new approaches to the Rapid Response or Rapid Fielding of small spacecraft such as Road Runner and DSX which represent an aggressive approach to developing and launching satellites in a short period of time. Road Runner is aimed at developing a spacecraft from concept… More

3D Satellite Builder

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert Strunce, Jr., President
Award Amount: $749,976.00
Abstract:
The Air Force Operational Responsive Space (ORS) is developing new approaches to the Rapid Response or Rapid Fielding of small spacecraft such as Road Runner and DSX which represent an aggressive approach to developing and launching satellites in a short period of time. Road Runner is aimed at… More

Mission Design & Analysis Tool (MDAAT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mark Tollefson, Engineer
Award Amount: $99,972.00
Abstract:
The Operational Responsive Space effort requires design aids to speed up the process of designing the mission. Typically, mission simulations use 3DOF simulations such as the COTs software STK and 'Free Flyer'. The Air Force uses these simulations to define Mission Requirements. Unfortunately,… More

Mission Design & Analysis Tool (MDAAT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Fred Eckert, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $749,866.00
Abstract:
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Kirkland AFB is developing technology in support of Plug-N-Play (PnP) Satellites and the Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) programs. The PnP Satellite Program is developing the technology necessary to rapidly prototype and assemble a complex Tactical… More

Reconfigurable Satellite Planning Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Tom Mann, Program Manager
Award Amount: $69,934.00
Abstract:
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have been developing technology in support of Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) Mission Objectives. A key element of the ORS objectives is to rapidly configure a satellite and launch it within 6 days. Another key… More

On-orbit Check-out Automation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Tom Mann, Project Manager
Award Amount: $99,962.00
Abstract:
Using Star Technologies' Spacecraft Design Tool (SDT) and SRA''s SCL's rules engine to develop on-orbit checkout automation for EO/IR sensors will allow flight ready algorithms to be verified in simulation. As the algorithms mature and excess time is driven from the timeline, the analysis tool can… More