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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until September, 2020.

  1. 5 in 1 Drill For Mars Sample Return Mission

    SBC: Honeybee Robotics, Ltd.            Topic: S502

    NASA is investigating a Mars Sample Return Mission, consisting of at least three separate missions: 1) Mars Astrobiology Explorer-Cacher, MAX-C (sample acquisition and caching), 2) A fetch rover and the Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV), 3) Earth Return Vehicle (ERV).The primary goal of the MAX-C mission is to acquire ~20 cores, 1cm diameter by 5cm long, and place them in a cache for return back to Earth. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. A BIOREACTOR FOR SCRENNING AND PRODUCTION OF HIGH VALUE SECONDARY PLANT METABOLITES

    SBC: Phytoresource Research Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE BIOCHEMICAL AND SYNTHETIC CAPACITY OF HIGHER PLANTS, AS SHOWN BY THEIR NATURAL CONTENT OF SUBSTANCES, HAS BEEN USED FOR CENTURIES IN SUPPLYING MATERIALS IMPORTANT IN PHARMACOLOGY AND IN FLAVORS AND FRAGRANCES. MANY OF THESE SECONDARY PRODUCTS ARE IN SHORT SUPPLY AND AN ENORMOUS EFFORT HAS TO BE EXTENDED TO GET THEM. ATTEMPTS TO USE CELL CULTURES OF HIGHER PLANTS AS A MEANS OF PRODUCING SECONDA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. A Compact Safe Cold-Start (CS2) System for Scramjets using Dilute Triethylaluminum Fuel Mixtures

    SBC: ACENT LABORATORIES LLC            Topic: A202

    This proposal leverages a highly successful Phase 1 feasibility effort to further develop a system that satisfies the cold-start requirements of scramjet engines. The system provides energy-dense, low volume hydrocarbon fuel conditioning based on the hydrolysis reaction of triethylaluminum (TEA) with water. TEA is an organometallic liquid that reacts exothermically with water and burns readily i ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. A Direct Methane Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (DMSOFC)

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: X801

    Producing return fuel on Mars rather than carrying it from Earth significantly reduces the mass that must be lifted from Earth for a manned mission to Mars. The most practical propulsion combination that can be produced is methane and oxygen. Using propellant components made on Mars to generate electric power on the return voyage further reduces the mass that must be lifted.We are proposing to d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. A FULL SKY, HIGH RESOLUTION EARTH, SUN, AND MOON ATTITUDE SENSOR

    SBC: Ithaco, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    AN ATTITUDE SENSOR FOR SPINNING OR DUAL SPIN SPACECRAFT IS PROPOSED WHICH PROVIDES FULL SKY (4 PI STERADIAN) COVERAGE PROVIDES 5 INDEPENDENT ATTITUDE MEASUREMENTS IN ADDITION TO ACCURATELY MEASURING THE EARTH'S DIAMETER (WHICH COULD BE OF SUBSTANTIAL VALUE FOR ORBIT DETERMINATION WHEN NEAR THE EARTH.) WE ANTICIPATE AN ATTITUDE ACCRUACY SUBSTANTIALLBETTER THAN 0.1 DEGREES FOR NEARLY ALL SATELLITE O ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. A FUZZY SET APPROACH FOR SEISMIC SAFETY MARGINS ASSESSMENT.

    SBC: Eda Consultants            Topic: N/A

    THE CONTRACTOR SHALL DEVELOP A FUZZY SET METHODOLOGY FOR UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS IN PROBABILISTIC SEISMIC SAFETY ASSESSMENT OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. FUZZY SET LOGIC WILL BEUSED FOR COLLECTING, QUANTIFYING AND PROPAGATING SUBJECTIVE,ENGINEERING JUDGEMENT USED IN THE UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS. IN PHASE I, FEASIBILITY OF THE PROPOSED APPROACH WILL BE DEMONSTRATED BY APPLYING IT TO SELECTED PARTS OF A PROBABI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  7. A Light Weight, Mini Inertial Measurement System for Position and Attitude Estimation on Dynamic Platforms

    SBC: Impact Technologies            Topic: O405

    Impact Technologies, LLC in collaboration with the Rochester Institute of Technology, proposes to develop and demonstrate a flight-worthy hardware prototype of a miniature, low cost/weight/ power device that provides stable and highly accurate near continuous positioning, attitude, and inertial measurements while being subjected to highly dynamic maneuvers and high vibration effects. In contrast t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. A METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING ATMOSPHERES FOR SPACE LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS

    SBC: Phytoresource Research Inc            Topic: N/A

    IT IS GENERALLY ACCEPTED THAT HIGHER PLANTS WILL SERVE AS IMPORTANT COMPONENTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONING AND FOOD PRODUCTION SYSTEMS FOR FUTURE SPACE OR PLANETARY SURFACE HABITATS. BECAUSE OF STRUCTURAL CONSIDERATIONS IT IS LIKELY THAT ATMOSPHERIC COMPOSITION AND PRESSURE WILL BE RADICALLY DIFFERENT. IN DEFINING GROWTH SYSTEMS FOR ALTEREDATMOSPHERES WE MUST UNDERSTAND HOW PLANTS OPERATE IN GEN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. A REAL TIME ICE DETECTION SYSTEM

    SBC: Monat Assocs            Topic: N/A

    MODERN AVIATION REQUIRES ALL-WEATHER CAPABILITY. ONE OF THEMAJOR PROBLEMS INVOLVES THE RELIABLE DETECTION OF ICE FORMATION ON WINGS, ENGINES AND ROTORS, AS WELL AS ON AIRCRAFT RUNWAYS. AT PRESENT, NO SYSTEM HAS BEEN DEVELOPED WHICH POSITIVELY DETECTS ICE PER SE, AND NOT MERELY POTENTIAL ICING CONDITIONS. OUR PROPOSAL IS TO DEVELOP A DEVICE WHICH WILL NOT AFFECT THE AERODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF WINGS, ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. A VLSI DIGITAL TESTER BASED UPON A SINGLE CUSTOM CHIP PER INDIVIDUAL PIN

    SBC: BONNEVILLE SCIENTIFIC, INC.            Topic: N/A

    IN THIS PHASE I, SIX-MONTH FEASIBILITY STUDY WE PROPOSE TO GENERATE A PLAN FOR A SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE FOR A DIGITAL VLSI CHIP TESTER. THE TESTER WILL BE DESIGNED TO INTERFACE TO THE DESIGN WORKSTATION TO ALLOW INTERACTIVE DEBUGGING OF PROTOTYPE CIRCUITS AND SUBSEQUENT DOWN LOADING OF TEST PATTERNS AND EXPECTED RESULTS TO A PRODUCTION VLSI TESTER. THE TESTER WILL BE LOW IN COST BECAUSE IT WILL NOT P ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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