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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.

  1. Enhanced Real Time Distributed Strain and Temperature Monitoring for Rocket Ground Testing

    SBC: Intelligent Fiber Optic Systems Corporation            Topic: T13

    IFOS proposes an innovative Brillouin sensing system ndash; B*Sensetrade; ndash; for enhanced, distributed strain and temperature measurements in harsh environments. Brillouin sensing provides both temperature and strain measurement along the entire length of fiber, allowing the entire fiber to act as a sensor. B*Sensetrade; will enable identification of defects, such as fatigue cracking or excess ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Electric Field Prediction and Mapping Methods Within Spacecraft Enclosures

    SBC: Sonelite, Inc.            Topic: T5

    The proposed innovation is a new simulation tool for NASArsquo;s prediction and mitigation of hazardous electric fields created within the payload enclosure and similar electromagnetic field cavities of a launch vehicle and a spacecraft. The research will extend existing statistical power balance modeling methods to specific NASA requirements, includingnbsp; 1) Mapping the different electric field ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Distributed Multi-GNSS Timing and Localization (DiGiTal) 2.0 for Nanosatellites

    SBC: Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems, Inc.            Topic: T4

    he Distributed Multi-GNSS Timing and Localization (DiGiTaL) 2.0 system will leverage an existing partnership between Tyvak and the Stanfordrsquo;s Space Rendezvous Laboratory (SLAB) to advance the development required to provide precise knowledge of absolute and relative states of multiple orbiting nanosatellites necessary to mimic a gigantic spacecraft though a swarm of spacecraft with adjustable ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Multispectral Mid-Infrared Laser

    SBC: Mirios, Inc.            Topic: T8

    We proposenbsp;to construct a multispectral MWIR light sourcenbsp;consisting of a single silicon chip which will generate and combine lightnbsp;from a wide MWIR spectral range. Compared to existing conventional MWIR emitters, we will significantly broaden the available wavelength emission range and combine light on-chip, removing the need fornbsp;free-space optics.nbsp;

    STTR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Broadband Arrayed Waveguide Grating with Microwave Kinetic Detector Array for Fully Integrated High-Resolution Photonic Spectrograph

    SBC: ULTRA-LOW LOSS TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: T8

    Here we propose developing a spectrometer where the light is separated and channelized by an photonic integrated circuit (PIC) and is then detected by an energy-resolving superconducting detector. nbsp;nbsp;Thenbsp; instrument would be a radical new type of high resolution spectrograph applicable for both multi-object and integral field unit (IFU) nbsp;spectroscopy and other fiber-fed light applic ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. A Modular In-Situ Curing Apparatus for Thermoset Resin Mixtures Applied as Thermal Protection Systems

    SBC: Intelligent Optical Systems, Inc.            Topic: T12

    Future human extraterrestrial missions will require export and landing of countless payloads on the lunar and Martian surfaces. Such a quantity and rate of payload delivery will require cost-effective and rapid manufacturing of many large Thermal Protection Systems (TPS). IOS proposes to develop a modular system for in-situ bonding and curing of thermoset resin to the spacecraft structure to facil ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. High-Resolution Source Characterization and Modeling for Efficient Prediction of Propulsion-Airframe Aeroacoustics

    SBC: ATA Engineering, Inc.            Topic: A1

    Community noise reduction is a critical focus of NASA ARMD, which is studying highly integrated airframe/propulsion systems such as the hybrid wing body (HWB) and the quiet supersonic technology (QueSST) demonstrator. Relative to conventional aircraft, these systems have closer coupling between sound generation and propagation, creating challenges for noise prediction but also opportunities for sh ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Adaptive RuGgedized Ubiquitous Sensor Network for Aircraft Health Monitoring (ARGUS-4AHM) System

    SBC: AMERICAN GNC CORPORATION            Topic: A1

    NASArsquo;s strategic needs include technological breakthroughs to advance safety in intelligent avionics systems within the Glenn Research Center (GRC). To support GRCrsquo;s efforts, we are proposing the ldquo;Adaptive RuGgedized Ubiquitous Sensor Network for Aircraft Health Monitoring (ARGUS-4AHM) Systemrdquo; to provide a framework for non-intrusive wireless powering, communications, and sensi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Lunar Lander- Autonomous Variable Radiator

    SBC: The Peregrine Falcon Corporation            Topic: Z2

    Peregrine will use proven technologies drawn together to provide the autonomous and variable radiator-based technology sought by NASA for use on the moon to operate in sunlight at 375 K and also to turn down its performance when in the shadow regions at temperatures near 90 K. This proposed innovation will also meet low mass goals below 5.4 kg/msup2;. This is a solid-state device that requires no ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Hyperspectral Microscope for the Detection of Life

    SBC: Leiden Measurement Technology LLC            Topic: S1

    Leiden Measurement Technology LLC proposes to design and construct the HYMDOL: a high-resolution, compact microscope utilizing a micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) digital micromirror device (DMD) to enable hyperspectral Raman and fluorescence microimaging with sub-micron resolution. HYMDOL will be designed as a rugged, compact instrument, suitable for mission deployments on icy worlds where ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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