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Hybrid Battery Ultracapacitor System For Human Robotic Systems

Award Information

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
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Small Business Information
Yardney Technical Products, Inc.
RI East Greenwich, RI 02818-1530
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Hybrid Battery Ultracapacitor System For Human Robotic Systems
Agency: NASA
Contract: NNX11CG30P
Award Amount: $99,630.00


The objective of this proposal is to develop a hybrid battery-ultra capacitor storage system that powers human-robotic systems in space missions. Space missions involving human-robotic systems utilizing battery based electrical power often undergo numerous operations within each complete cycle. During Phase I of this program Yardney in collaboration with Maxwell Technologies propose to develop a hybrid system consisting of a high energy Li-ion battery, high power ultracapacitor (UCAP) and the electronic interface control module. The hybrid system to be developed in this program will provide electrical energy to human-robotic systems for advanced next generation space missions.

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Joe Gnanaraj
Principal Investigator

Business Contact:

John Dufrat
Business Official
Small Business Information at Submission:

Yardney Technical Products, Inc.
82 Mechanic Street Pawcatuck, CT -

EIN/Tax ID: 061287991
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No