Award Data

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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. Plume Diagnostics for Combustion Stability

    SBC: SIERRA ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: T901

    Sierra Engineering Inc. and Purdue University propose to develop a non-intrusive plume instrument capable of detecting and diagnosing combustion instability. This Stability Diagnostic System (SDS) will be designed, assembled, and tested during this effort. The SDS will include a high-speed video camera and multiple photodiode detectors for observing the plume. It will also include a software pa ...

    STTR Phase II 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Integrated Three-Port Converters for Compact and Efficient Power Management

    SBC: APECOR CORP            Topic: S705

    To meet the ever-increasing power demand of today's spacecraft systems, an integrated power electronics system capable of interfacing, and simultaneously controlling, three power ports will be designed and demonstrated in Phase I of the proposed project. This new proposed power electronic architecture employs a single-stage power topology, thus allowing cost-effective control of power flow with im ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Novel Supercomputing Approaches for High Performance Linear Algebra Using FPGAs

    SBC: Accelogic, LLC            Topic: S802

    We propose to develop novel FPGA-based algorithmic technology that will enable unprecedented computational power for the solution of large sparse linear equation systems. In Phase I, we will develop a prototype of a non-von-Neumann linear equation solver equipped with our technology, and demonstrate an intermediate milestone for its operational speedup and performance gains using at least two of t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Advanced Insulation Materials for Cryogenic Propellant Storage Applications

    SBC: Advanced Materials Technology, Inc.            Topic: X901

    Advanced Materials Technology, Inc (AMTI) responds to the Topic X9 entitled "Propulsion and Propellant Storage" under subtopic X9.01, "Long Term Cryogenic Propellant Storage, Management, and Acquisition". The proposed program will focus on developing new multifunctional insulation materials that will impact cryogenic systems for space transportation orbit transfer vehicles, space power systems, sp ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. High Power Compact Single-Frequency Volume Bragg Er-Doped Fiber Laser

    SBC: OPTIGRATE CORPORATION            Topic: S602

    The purpose of this NASA SBIR Phase I proposal is to develop the prototype of a compact single-frequency mode – one longitudinal and one transverse mode – laser oscillator (SFM) using a pulse pumped Er-doped multimode fiber as an active element inserted in the external cavity. The main feature of the proposed design is the use of volume transmitting or reflecting Bragg gratings for longitudinal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Demonstration of a Plug and Play Approach to Satellite Thermal Control System Development


    Mainstream is proposing a methodology to reduce the development time and cost, and improve the reliability of future thermal control systems for the next decade of deep space missions by utilizing a Plug-and-Play (PnP) thermal control strategy. A unique modular thermal control approach is described in the proposal as well as discussions why such an approach is ideally suited to reducing the deve ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Range-Based Auto-Focus

    SBC: Maracel Systems & Software Technologies, LLC            Topic: O201

    Maracel Systems and Software Technologies, LLC proposes a revolutionary Range-Based Auto Focus (RBAF) system that will combine externally input range, such as might be received from a tracking radar or GPS telemetry downlink, with advanced image processing to provide long range optical systems with optimal focus while mitigating distortions due to atmospheric disturbances. The system will be opti ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Hyperspectral Foveated Imaging Sensor for Objects Identification and Tracking

    SBC: NEW SPAN OPTO-TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: O201

    Optical tracking and identification sensors have numerous NASA and non-NASA applications. For example, airborne or spaceborne imaging sensors are used to visualize and track vehicles during launch and landing operations. Existing identification and tracking sensors cannot meet some of the advanced performance requirements including wide field of view (FOV) for panoramic situation awareness, high s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Enhanced Brine Dewatering System

    SBC: Orbital Technologies Corporation            Topic: X302

    The purpose of the Enhanced Brine Dewatering System (EBDS) is to provide an easily scalable means of completely recovering usable water from byproducts created by reverse osmosis water purification systems without the use of consumable wicks. Extended duration Lunar and Mars missions will require the conservation and recovery of water to allow for autonomous closed environments that in turn can dr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Plasma Air Decontamination System (PADS)

    SBC: Orbital Technologies Corporation            Topic: X301

    The proposed Plasma Air Decontamination System (PADS) is a trace contaminant control device based on non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma technology that operates at ambient pressure and temperature and has the potential to replace the existing Trace Contaminant Control System (TCCS) used on the International Space Station and future exploration vehicles. Non-thermal atmospheric plasma has been ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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