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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 June, 2020.

  1. A Multi-Environment Thermal Control System With Freeze-Tolerant Radiator

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: X304

    Future space exploration missions require advanced thermal control systems (TCS) to dissipate heat from spacecraft, rovers, or habitats to external environments. We propose to develop a lightweight, reliable TCS to effectively maintain cabin and equipment temperatures under widely varying heat loads and ambient temperatures. The proposed system uses freeze-tolerant radiators, which eliminate the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. A Structurally-Integrated Ice Detection and De-Icing System for Unmanned Air Vehicles

    SBC: MESOSCRIBE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: S308

    Unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) are becoming more prevalent for Suborbital Scientific Earth Exploration, which often involves high altitude, long endurance flight missions. Extreme environmental conditions, especially involving sub-freezing temperatures (e.g. polar missions in support of the U.S. Global Change Research Program), can lead to the accretion of ice on control surfaces and jeopardize bot ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. A Turbo-Brayton Cryocooler for Aircraft Superconducting Systems

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: A201

    Hybrid turbo-electric aircraft with gas turbines driving electric generators connected to electric propulsion motors have the potential to transform the aircraft design space by decoupling power generation from propulsion. Resulting aircraft designs such as blended-wing bodies with distributed propulsion can provide the large reductions in emissions, fuel burn, and noise required to make air tran ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Adaptive Rotorcraft Condition and Usage Tracking System (ARCUTS)

    SBC: INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC MACHINES CORPORATION            Topic: A209

    International Electronic Machines (IEM), a leader in the development of innovative sensor solutions for transportation systems, will develop the Adaptive Rotorcraft Condition and Usage Tracking System (ARCUTS), building upon and integrating wireless instrumentation systems developed for the U.S. Navy, CBM systems developed for the U.S. Army, and condition and diagnostic sensing systems developed f ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. An Advanced Wet Expansion Turbine for Hydrogen Liquefaction

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: X1001

    This proposal is responsive to NASA SBIR Topic X10.01, specifically, the need for efficient small- to medium-scale hydrogen liquefaction technologies, including domestically produced wet cryogenic turboexpanders. Future NASA missions will require hydrogen liquefaction systems for spaceport, planetary, and lunar surface operations. A critical part of these systems is the cryogenic expansion turbi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. An Ultra Low Power Cryo-Refrigerator for Space

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: S107

    Future NASA Space Science Missions will incorporate detectors, sensors, shields, and telescopes that must be cooled to cryogenic temperatures. An enabling technology for these missions is advanced cryocoolers that can provide continuous and distributed cooling with minimal input power. On this program, Creare proposes to develop and demonstrate an innovative cryocooler that produces refrigeratio ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Dual-Band EUV Multilayer Coatings for Solar Physics

    SBC: Reflective X-ray Optics, LLC            Topic: S204

    We propose to develop and commercialize a new class of multilayer interference coating that is designed to provide high reflection efficiency in two disparate wavelength bands in the extreme ultraviolet (EUV), a so-called 'dual-band' EUV multilayer. A high-performance dual-band multilayer coating will allow for solar imaging or spectroscopy instruments that operate in two different EUV ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Emile: The EventML Explorer

    SBC: ATC-NY, Inc.            Topic: A120

    The protocols needed to coordinate the activities of distributed components, such as consensus algorithms, are notoriously difficult to design, implement, and verify. Abstraction is the only way to gain intellectual control over this complex problem; so ATC-NY and Cornell University have developed Event Logic, a high-level model for describing and reasoning about distributed systems, and EventML, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. High Energy Battery Materials with Novel Separator and Electrolytes for Space Applications

    SBC: NOHMS Technologies, Inc.            Topic: X802

    Future space exploration energy-storage needs span a wide range of requirements. NASA's Exploration missions will require safe, human-rated, high specific energy, high energy density and high efficiency-storage systems that can be used in space and on the moon and Mars. These energy storage devices need to be used in applications such as Landers, Rovers, and extravehicular activities (EVAs). ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. High Temperature and High QE Broadband Longwave Infrared SLS FPA for LANDSAT

    SBC: QmagiQ, LLC            Topic: S104

    We propose a high-performance broadband infrared focal plane array (FPA) for the Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) on NASA's LANDSAT satellite. The FPA will feature a cutoff wavelength of 13 microns, operate at>55K, have a format of 640x512, quantum efficiency>30%, and will be realized using Type-II InAs/GaSb strained layer superlattice (SLS) photodiodes. In Phase I we will develop the b ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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