Shockless, Thermally Actuated Release Nut

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$69,829.00
Award Year:
2002
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
F29601-02-C-0188
Award Id:
58687
Agency Tracking Number:
02-0315
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1505 Coal Creek Drive, Lafayette, CO, 80026
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
161234687
Principal Investigator:
Mark Lake
Dir. Technology Programs
(303) 664-0394
mark@ctd-materials.com
Business Contact:
Naseem Munshi
President
(303) 664-0394
naseem@ctd-materials.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
"Spacecraft require a variety of separation and release devices to accomplish mission-related functions. Composite Technology Development, Inc. and Starsys Research Corporation propose to develop and demonstrate an innovative, non-pyrotechnic, shocklessretention and release device called the Shockless Thermally Actuated Release Nut (STAR Nut). Reducing shock-induced release and separation loads dramatically lowers the overall cost of spacecraft design, testing, and operation. The proposed device willhave broad applicability to military, scientific and commercial spacecraft."

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