Turbopump Design for Deep Throttling Capability

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX09CB78C
Agency Tracking Number: 070083
Amount: $599,989.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2009
Solitcitation Year: 2007
Solitcitation Topic Code: T8.02
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Barber-Nichols, Inc.
6325 West 55th, Arvada, CO, 80002-2777
Duns: 074072554
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 JUDY BUSBY
 Principal Investigator
 (303) 421-8111
 JBUSBY@BARBER-NICHOLS.COM
Business Contact
 Tim Miller
Title: Business Official
Phone: (303) 303-8111
Email: tmiller@barber-nichols.com
Research Institution
 The University of Alabama in Huntsville
 Not Available
 301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL, 35899
 (256) 824-6000
 Domestic nonprofit research organization
Abstract
This project will demonstrate the benefits of a partial emission pump coupled with a zero net positive suction pressure inducer design to achieve robust, deep throttling capability. This pump application is well suited for 5k to 15k lbf thrust range rocket engines.

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