Scalable Gravity Offload System

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$99,918.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
NNX10CF70P
Agency Tracking Number:
090088
Solicitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Topic Code:
T6.02
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Astrobotic Technology, Inc.
4551 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213-3524
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
019738852
Principal Investigator:
William Whittaker
Principal Investigator
() -
red@cmu.edu
Business Contact:
David Gump
Business Official
(412) 682-3282
david.gump@astrobotictech.com
Research Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Not Available
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
(412) 268-2000
Domestic nonprofit research organization
Abstract
The proposed innovation is a scalable gravity off-load system that enables controlled integrated testing of Surface System elements such as rovers, habitats, and space suits in planet-relevant gravity which addresses T6.02 in the direct solicitation of a gravity off-load system. Phase I delivers a nominal design in the form of a final report, Phase II builds this design and delivers hardware, and Phase III commercializes the gravity off-load system as a commercial product/service of Astrobotic Technology.

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