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MANASSAS, VA, 20110-2702

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Field Value
DUNS: 604717165
Hubzone Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Woman Owned: N
Number of Employees: 468

  1. Vertical Lift by Series Hybrid Power

    Amount: $124,913.00

    Multi-rotors (e.g. quad-copters) typically have direct electric drive, where the electric motor shaft is directly coupled to the propeller shaft. The benefit of this configuration is simple and high f ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Active Twist Control for a Compliant Wing Structure

    Amount: $124,806.00

    Blended wing body (BWB) aircraft provide an aerodynamically superior solution over traditional tube-and-wing designs for a number of mission profiles. These platforms provide an all-lifting surface wi ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Automated Manufacture of Damage Detecting, Self-Healing Composite Cryogenic Pressure Vessels

    Amount: $749,897.00

    After successfully demonstrating the basic functionality of a damage-detecting, self-healing 'smart' material system in Phase I, Aurora and UMass Lowell aim to advance the material technology to a TRL ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Benefit Analysis of Hybrid CNT/CFRP Composites in Future Aircraft Structures

    Amount: $124,914.00

    During Phase I, Aurora Flight Sciences and N12 Technologies propose to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the benefits of hybrid composites in future aircraft structures by leveraging analytical mode ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. In-situ Sensing for Multi-Functional Structures

    Amount: $124,775.00

    Aurora has developed a method to directly embed conductive fibers and dielectric layers into a carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) structure. To date we've been using this method to embed wiring h ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Tool for RObust Planning under uncERtainty (TROoPER)

    Amount: $149,795.00

    Military missions require that the teams of autonomous UAVs to maintain a high degree of coordination to efficiently execute desired missions in environments where mission objectives may be changing i ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects AgencyDepartment of Defense
  7. Safety ALgorithm Test System (SALTS)

    Amount: $79,940.00

    Unmanned Autonomous Systems are required to operate in cluttered, unknown, and unstructured environments. Guaranteeing the safety of these systems is critical for their successful deployment. Autonomo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavyDepartment of Defense
  8. High efficiency ground station antenna for multi-band telemetry applications

    Amount: $149,747.00

    ABSTRACT:The existing antenna used for telemetry application has 50% antenna efficiency and large aperture size. Aurora is going to propose to design a new antenna with a smaller form factor and keep ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir ForceDepartment of Defense
  9. High-Efficiency Propulsion for EMATT Sprint Speed Capability

    Amount: $999,986.00

    Aurora Flight Sciences and the Lockheed Martin Sippican propose to develop a new propulsion system to increase the top speed of an EMATT (Expendable Mobile ASW Training Target) vehicle to 14 knots. Au ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseNavyDepartment of Defense
  10. Surveying Earth's Gravity with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

    Amount: $399,903.90

    During the Phase I program, Aurora conducted a comprehensive survey of potential platforms that included government owned and furnished UAVs and manned aircraft as well as Aurora’s Centaur Optionall ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationDepartment of Commerce

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