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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. Balanced Floating Piston Valve for Ultra-High Pressure, High-Volume Liquid and Gaseous Flow Control

    SBC: C-Suite Services, LLC            Topic: H10

    Contractor has completed all scheduled work and accomplished the Technical Objectives (milestones): (1) Finite Element Analyses (FEA), (2) Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)nbsp;analyses, as well as (3) Seal Design and Material Selection.nbsp; A 4th Technical Objective was added:(4)nbsp;Geometry Design and Material Selection, as critical to the successful design of a manufacturable valve.Technical ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Additive Manufacturing of Refractory Metal Alloys for Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Components

    SBC: Geoplasma Research, LLC            Topic: Z10

    For long duration deep space missions nuclear thermal propulsion (NTP) enable much superior propulsion capability compared to chemical propulsion, reduces travel time for deep space missions, and circumvents the primary concern of crew exposure to hazardous deep space radiation. A critical requirement for specific components of such reactors is the high temperature capability of structural materia ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. MISSE Testing of Impact-Resistant, Damage-Tolerant Composites with STF Energy Absorbing Layers

    SBC: STF Technologies LLC            Topic: Z4

    The proposed project utilizes the unique capabilities of the Materials International Space Station Experiment-Flight Facility (MISSE-FF) platform to perform low-Earth orbit (LEO) materials validation testing to advance the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of advanced spacesuit hard upper torso (HUT) composite materials developed under a prior NASA SBIR Phase I/current Phase II contract.nbsp; The d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Cryogenic Cam Butterfly Valve

    SBC: C-Suite Services, LLC            Topic: H10

    The Cryogenic Cam Butterfly Valvenbsp;(CCV) is an innovative valve that can effectively operate across a wide range of temperatures, seal better than valves currently available on the market at those temperatures and can easily meet the demanding material requirements of a liquid oxygen (LOX) system. nbsp;The CCV was designed to replace obsolete Royal/Hadley valves, which have been used at NASArsq ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Development of Fiber Reinforced Composite Feedstock for In-Space Manufacturing of High Strength Parts

    SBC: GeoComposites, LLC            Topic: H7

    The Phase I results have demonstrated the feasibility of using FDM, optimized feedstock combinations, and composite architecture to produce high strength parts. During Phase II, this initial success will be expanded on for this overall technology to become a feasible candidate for ISS accommodation. Accordingly, during Phase II the FDM unit will be modified to meet ISS compatibility standards and ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Shear Thickening Fluid Enhanced Textiles for Durable, Puncture- and Cut-Resistant Environmental Protection Garments

    SBC: STF Technologies LLC            Topic: T601

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Research Phase II will develop and advance the commercialization of STF-ArmorTM nanocomposite materials for use in Environmental Protection Garments (EPG) for extended exploration missions in diverse environments, including LEO, cis-lunar space, and Lunar and Martian surfaces.  The Phase II research will optimize and deliver a validated prototype suit c ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Inflatable Capsule Recovery Raft using OTS Pontoons and Other Components

    SBC: ASRC Federal System Solutions, LLC            Topic: H1002

    The objective of the proposed innovation is to research and study the feasibility of using pontoons (based on Off the Shelf (OTS) equipment) to make an inflatable raft that will support a water-landed space capsule. The advantages of this approach over traditional methods are: 1) Provides stable platform to open hatch for Flight Crew access/egress in less than 1 hour from the time the recovery ves ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Impact-Resistant, Damage-Tolerant Composites with STF Energy Absorbing Layers

    SBC: STF Technologies LLC            Topic: H401

    We propose an innovative hybrid composite that combines the smart energy-absorbing shear thickening fluids (STF) with validated hard upper torso composite materials to create new STF composite structures with superior impact and damage resistance and self-healing functionality. The proposed innovation directly addresses the subtopic H04.01 need for thin, lightweight composite materials that can be ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Impact Resistant Composite Structures for Space Suit Applications

    SBC: Composites Automation LLC            Topic: H401

    Composites Automation (CA) and partners University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials (UD-CCM) and ILC Dover, propose to evaluate innovative composite material and structure concepts that improve impact performance for space suite hard composite components. A systematic experimental screening methodology in Phase I, followed by detailed design and assessment in Phase II. Material innovatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. The Vulcan Advanced Hybrid Manufacturing System

    SBC: Made In Space, Inc.            Topic: H702

    Made In Space is developing the The Vulcan Advanced Hybrid Manufacturing System (VULCAN) to address NASA?s requirement to produce high-strength, high-precision components on-orbit with comparable quality to commercially-available, terrestrial machined parts. Such capability enables the in-situ manufacturing of critical parts for human spaceflight and without dependence on terrestrial resupply. Mad ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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