Turbopump Design for Deep Throttling Capability

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$599,989.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
NNX09CB78C
Agency Tracking Number:
070083
Solicitation Year:
2007
Solicitation Topic Code:
T8.02
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Barber-Nichols, Inc.
6325 West 55th, Arvada, CO, 80002-2777
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
074072554
Principal Investigator:
JUDY BUSBY
Principal Investigator
(303) 421-8111
JBUSBY@BARBER-NICHOLS.COM
Business Contact:
Tim Miller
Business Official
(303) 303-8111
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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