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Active Vibration Isolation System for Mobile Launch Platform Ground Support Equipment

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX10RA30C
Agency Tracking Number: 070022
Amount: $599,949.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: T6
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 2010
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
10532 Grand Oak Circle
Austin, TX 78750
United States
DUNS: 806337460
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Joseph Beno
 Principal Investigator
 (512) 232-1619
Business Contact
 Joseph Beno
Title: President & CEO
Phone: (512) 918-1496
Research Institution
 University of Texas - Center for Electromechanics
P.O. Box 7726
Austin, TX 78713
United States

 (512) 471-6424
 Nonprofit College or University

During our Phase I STTR effort, Balcones Technologies, LLC and The University of Texas Center for Electromechanics (CEM) successfully achieved all Phase I objectives and developed a concept design for an active Vibration Isolation System (VIS) that fully meets all requirements defined or implied in STTR 2007-1 Subtopic T6.02. Now the Balcones Technologies - CEM team proposes to develop, test, and deliver a prototype version of our active VIS. Furthermore, the delivered prototype system, coupled with our proposed Phase II commercialization activities, will be substantially advanced from a proof-of-principle system and will embody the critical aspects of pre-production systems, ready to quickly transition to the NASA qualification process and finished product.

Our Phase I effort yielded a high performance, cost effective, highly reliable, actively controlled Vibration Isolation System (VIS) for ground support electronics racks or groups of racks on the Mobile Launch Platform (MLP). Some features are listed below.

* Information listed above is at the time of submission. *

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