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TETHER DEPLOYMENT MONITORING SYSTEM

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
2747
Program Year/Program:
1987 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2747
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
ANCO ENGINEERS, INC.
1965 A 33rd Street Boulder, CO 80301
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1987
Title: TETHER DEPLOYMENT MONITORING SYSTEM
Agency: NASA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $250,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE FEASIBILITY AND ECONOMICS OF USING TETHERS FOR STATION-KEEPING OR SLING LAUNCH OF PAYLOADS IS HIGHLY DEPENDENT ON THE RELIABLE CONTROL OF THE TETHER ITSELF IN ANENVIRONMENT. THE PROPOSED TETHER DEPLOYMENT MONITORING SYSTEM (TDMS) WOULD PROVIDE DATA ON THE TETHER'S CONDITION, GUIDANCE IMFORMATION, AND EARLY WARNING ON POSSIBLE FAILURE CONDITIONS. INSTRUMENT PACKAGE WOULD BE DEPLOYED ALONG THE TETHER, APPLIED, AND REMOVED DURING TETHER DEPLOYMENT AND RECOVERY. IT NEED HAVE NO EFFECT ON TETHER DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OR DEPLOYMENT. THE PHASE I RESEARCH PROGRAM WILL PROTOTYPE SUCH AN INSTRUMENT PACKAGE, ATTACHMENT AND DETACHMENT SYSTEMS, DEVELOP OPERATING PARAMETERS, AND CHECK OUT FUNDAMENTAL OPERATION TO VERIFY THE CONCEPT'S FEASIBILITY.

Principal Investigator:

Paul Ibanez
Principal Investigator

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Anco Engineers Inc.
9937 Jefferson Blvd Culver City, CA 90232

EIN/Tax ID: 952701810
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No