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Company Information:

Company Name:
Planetary Resources Development Corporation
Address:
WA
Bellevue, WA 98005-3876
EIN:
273193230
DUNS:
964004100
Number of Employees:
32
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $471,987.00 4
STTR Phase I $124,960.00 1

Award List:

Multi-functional Optical Subsystem Enabling Laser Communication on Small Satellites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,960.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Chris Lewicki, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
RI Contact:
Sara Seager
Abstract:
Advancements in technology and contractions in budgets are driving constant increases in spacecraft "capability density." These factors are motivating the design of small spacecraft capable of generating and communicating large amounts of data, over great distances, at low cost. Arkyd… More

COARSE: Convex Optimization Based Autonomous Control for Asteroid Rendezvous and Sample Exploration

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,478.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Ray Ramadorai, ray@arkyd.com
Abstract:
Sample return missions, by nature, require high levels of spacecraft autonomy. Developments in hardware avionics have led to more capable real-time onboard computing platforms, which allow for the implementation of more sophisticated algorithms. A real-time convex optimizer named COARSE (Convex… More

Spacecraft Hypervisor Implementing Modularity and Security (SHIMS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,232.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Ray Ramadorai, Principal Avionics Engineer – (425) 358-3210
Abstract:
Incorporating hypervisor-based software virtualization into spacecraft architectures offers the capability to integrate payload software in a plug-and-play fashion, enabling more flexible and reconfigurable platforms. The hypervisor allows the payload software to be implemented in an abstracted,… More

The Compact Hyperspectral Aberration-Corrected Platform (CHAP), an Instrument for Microspacecraft.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,718.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Matthew Beasley, Senior Optical Engineer
Abstract:
In-situ analysis of solar system bodies plays a crucial role in understanding the evolution of our planet, setting the stage for life's origins. As has been demonstrated by several NASA interplanetary missions, there is no replacement for in-situ observations, like spectral imaging, that prove… More

Integrated Propulsion and Primary Structure Module for Small Satellite and CubeSat Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,559.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Chris Voorhees, VP Spacecraft Development
Abstract:
Over the last decade, the CubeSat platform has emerged as a viable alternative for both innovative technology development and scientific investigation. However, to fully realize the platform's potential, propulsion capability is required. For low-cost spacecraft developers, this capability… More