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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

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  1. Robotics MobileRobot Navigation

    SBC: Advanced Scientific Concepts, LLC            Topic: T401

    Robots and rovers exploring planets need to autonomously navigate to specified locations. Advanced Scientific Concepts, Inc. (ASC) and the University of Minnesota will develop a navigational system that employs an IMU and a 3D FLASH Lidar camera manufactured at ASC. The system will furnish both the position of the rover and an elevation map of the terrain. The map will be useful in detecting ha ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Attitude Control Enhancement Using Distributed Wing Load Sensing for Dynamic Servoelastic Control

    SBC: Systems Technology, Inc.            Topic: T402

    Fly-by-feel uses distributed sensing of forces along the lifting surfaces of an aircraft. Whether such measurements are made via hot films, pressure sensors, or strain gauges, all can provide distributed force information that must be intelligently fused and utilized to achieve performance goals. Fly-by-feel will be used to achieve robust disturbance rejection, mass property augmentation, and aero ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. An LED-Based Solar Simulator for Research, Development, and Testing of Photovoltaic Space Power Systems

    SBC: Angstrom Designs, Inc.            Topic: T201

    Solar cells are the critical power source for the majority of space missions. The advancement from single junction silicon cells to current, state-of-the-art, triple junction, germanium cells enabled greater mission power per weight, stowed volume and deployed area. Near-term, advanced solar cell technologies will range from 4 to 6 junctions, and include a variety of band gaps.Solar cell testing ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Optical Feather and Foil for Shape and Dynamic Load Sensing of Critical Flight Surfaces

    SBC: Intelligent Fiber Optic Systems Corporation            Topic: T402

    Future flight vehicles may comprise complex flight surfaces requiring coordinated in-situ sensing and actuation. Inspired by the complexity of the flight surfaces on the wings and tail of a bird, it is argued that increasing the number of interdependent flight surfaces from just a few, as is normal in an airplane, to many, as in the feathers of a bird, can significantly enlarge the flight envelop ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Modular Electric Propulsion Test Bed Aircraft

    SBC: ROLLING HILLS RESEARCH CORP            Topic: T901

    An all electric aircraft test bed is proposed to provide a dedicated development environment for the rigorous study and advancement of electrically powered aircraft. The new test bed aircraft will be developed from an existing conventional airframe and provide a dedicated platform to study, design, and test electrically powered propulsion systems for use in commercial, military, and general aviat ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Radiation Hard Monolithic SDRAM to Support DDR2 and DDR3 Architectures

    SBC: Space Micro Inc.            Topic: T1501

    There is no rad hard SDRAM currently available to support DDR2 and DDR3 applications. Space Micro proposes to build a radiation hardened by design (RHBD) SDRAM memory, using a modified version of our HF-Core Memory Controller to solve all the single event effects issues (SEU, SEFI and multiple bit errors). The RHBD SDRAM will be manufactured on known radiation characterized eDRAM (embedded DRAM) ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Integrated Motion Planning and Autonomous Control Technology for Autonomous ISR

    SBC: Scientific Systems Company Inc.            Topic: T1502

    SSCI and MIT propose to design, implement and test a comprehensive Integrated Mission Planning \ & Autonomous Control Technology (IMPACT) for Autonomous ISR missions employing collaborating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). The main feature of the IMPACT system for Autonomous ISR is that it is based on robust real-time learning about dynamic and stochastic environments, and on a capability to autono ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Autonomous Navigation in GNSS-Denied Environments

    SBC: AURORA FLIGHT SCIENCES CORPORATION            Topic: T501

    Aurora proposes to develop a vision-based subsystem for incorporation onto Mars vehicles in the air (VTOL) and on the ground. NOAMAD will be an embedded hardware device with associated firmware for payloadlimited UAVs, performing autonomous navigation, obstacle avoidance, guidance using bio-inspired methods, and communication of information between agents within the autonomous team. NOAMAD will tr ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Novel Near-to-Mid IR Imaging Sensors Without Cooling

    SBC: BOSTON APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES, INCORPORATED            Topic: T802

    Boston Applied Technologies, Inc (BATi), together with Kent State University (KSU), proposes to develop a high sensitivity infrared (IR) imaging sensor without cooling, which covers a broad band from near infrared (NIR) to mid-infrared (mid-IR). It is based on a specific transparent functional material developed at BATi that has excellent pyroelectric effect, over strong absorption at NIR, mid-IR ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Unified Representation for Collaborative Visualization of Planetary Terrain Data

    SBC: DigitalFish, Inc.            Topic: T1101

    We propose to apply to planetary terrain mapping an alternative, multiresolution method, subdivision surfaces (subdivs), in place of conventional digital elevation maps (DEMs) and fixed-resolution meshes. The proposed research is innovative in that it presents a new setting for subdivs that demands novel extensions to subdivision algorithms, techniques and theory. The primary objectives of this wo ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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