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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. Flexible Low Temperature CO2 Capture System, E-CACHYS

    SBC: ENVERGEX LLC            Topic: 1

    This project focuses on the design, integration and optimization of a flexible natural gas combined cycle plant with carbon capture, capable of operating in a highly variable renewable energy environment. Renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power offer unique solutions in our quest to reduce global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. However, the increasing penetration of these high variab ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  2. Hierarchical State Machine Visualization in Multi-Robot System

    SBC: Rocket Studios            Topic: T4

    Swarms of space vehicles rely on cooperative operations to perform scheduled tasks. This project proposes to improve the design process and operation control of a multi-agent system by using Hierarchical state machines (HSMs). The research will look into theoretical frameworks and methods to visualize HSMs dynamics representing the behavior of a multi-agent system. How an interactive user interfac ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Trusted Working Copies for Distributed Systems Engineering

    SBC: Prewitt Ridge Inc.            Topic: T11

    Prewitt Ridge, Inc proposes Trusted Working Copies, a project integrating blockchain technology into a model-basednbsp;systems engineering software workflow as to allow multidisciplinary, multi-company and multi-agency teams to design systems using cutting edge systems engineering technologies while also ensuring that model revisions are consistently tracked and verified in a distributed, authorit ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Radiation Modeling of COTS Power Converters in a Highly Shield Space Environment

    SBC: Busek Co., Inc.            Topic: T6

    Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) electronics systems operated in highly-shielded enclosures (HSE) will all require power supplies or DC/DC converters to power the signal processing electronics. nbsp;Most power supplies are based on switching converters that require power transistors, diodes, gate drivers, and control ICs that regulate the power. These components in a COTS assembly will all be unhar ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Data-Driven Modeling of Directed Energy Deposition (DED) for Defect-Free Builds using Real-Time Monitoring Approaches

    SBC: FORMALLOY TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: T12

    Additive Manufacturing (AM) will play a large role in the development for NASArsquo;s next generation of space flight systems. However, without a deeper understanding of various additive processes available, it is difficult to use the technologies reliably. In order to predict the results for dimensional accuracy, microstructure formation, and defect initiation points, FormAlloy and New Mexico Sta ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Enabling High Energy Density Li-ion Battery Using Solid Electrolytes

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: T15

    Conventional lithium-ion batteries demonstrate great potential for energy storage applications but they face some major challenges such as low energy density and cycle life. It is meaningful to pursue alternative strategies to address these barriers. nbsp;In this project, we will design and develop high energy Li-metal battery using solid electrolytes that may lead to high energy density (300-400 ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Autonomous Environmental Monitoring and Management Platform for Remote Habitats

    SBC: SPEC Sensors, LLC            Topic: T4

    An automated mobile air quality (AQ) sensor array will provide high quality environmental data within the confined physical parameters of a space habitat. Project results, including generated data, will be used to develop algorithms for artificial intelligence (AI) which will ultimately automate monitoring of experiments as well as life support systems on the International Space Station (ISS), the ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Advanced Design Tools for Electrosail Propulsion Systems

    SBC: PARTICLE MATTERS, INC            Topic: T2

    The goal of this project is to develop a medium-fidelity, engineering level computational tool that will provide NASA researchers with an efficient instrument for testing, optimizing, and finalizing the E-Sail configuration, and further assist in the navigation and control design. The core of the tool is a computationally efficient parallel 3Dnbsp;Particle-In-Cell (PIC)nbsp;code. The relatively sl ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Intelligent Sensor Systems for Rocket Propulsion Testing

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: T13

    Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) and Auburn University propose to develop a smart sensor module (SSM) to enable wireless sensing capabilities in liquid propulsion systems. An SSM would increase NASArsquo;s capabilities by eliminating labor-intensive tasks such as routing and securing cables. It would also improve sensor accessibility in locations that are difficult to diagnose, and enable advanced com ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Nanomaterials Based In-Line Sensor for Ionic Silver in Spacecraft Potable Water Systems

    SBC: Innosense Llc            Topic: T6

    nbsp;NASA needs an advanced sensing technology for in-line measurement of ionic silver in spacecraft potable water systems. Such a sensor should be small, robust, lightweight requiring low-power consumption. This sensor should be compatible with existing systems and capable of stable, continuous, and autonomous measurements of silver for extended periods of time. InnoSense LLC (ISL) will develop a ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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