VANGUARD SPACE TECHNOLOGIES, INC

Basic Information

9431 DOWDY DR
SAN DIEGO, CA, 92126-4336

http://www.vst-inc.com

Company Profile

Vanguard Space Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of high-performance aerospace assemblies and solar power systems, with a focus on space-qualified hardware. Utilizing advanced composite materials and manufacturing methods, Vanguard designs and fabricates complex, highly-engineered structures and solar power systems for both commercial and government customers.

Additional Details

Field Value
DUNS: 838266369
Hubzone Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Woman Owned: N
Number of Employees: 5000


  1. High Efficiency Flexible Photovoltaics (Proposal Number

    Amount: $149,991.00

    Flexible solar cells based on epitaxial liftoff (ELO) manufacturing processes have enabled a path towards low-cost and high-power flexible photovoltaic arrays. Lamination techniques incorporating thes ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Defense Navy
  2. Synchronized Modular Integrated Deployable Array (P-DoD12-003)

    Amount: $740,050.00

    ABSTRACT: Conventional rigid-panel solar arrays are deployed with complex mechanisms or dynamically-tuned and damped hinges, with cables or external linkages for synchronization. Altering the number ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Defense Air Force
  3. ALD-Enhanced Durability of Lightweight Co-Cured Solar Array Panels (P-DoD13-002-1)

    Amount: $749,999.00

    ABSTRACT: The promise of lightweight, flexible and ubiquitous solar power depends greatly on the form factors available, their ruggedness and their cost. Nascent technologies based on organic active ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Defense Air Force
  4. Low Cost Automated Manufacture of PV Array Technology (P-NASA12-007-1)

    Amount: $749,997.00

    Spacecraft for NASA, DoD and commercial missions need higher power than ever before, with lower mass, compact stowage, and lower cost. While high efficiency, space-qualified solar cells are in themsel ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Very Large Ultra-Lightweight Affordable Smart Solar Array

    Amount: $125,000.00

    Spacecraft for NASA, DoD and commercial missions need higher power, higher voltage, and much lower cost solar arrays to enable a variety of very high power missions. Power for these missions is envisi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Thin and Automated Blanket Lamination and Encapsulation Systems (TABLES)

    Amount: $124,778.00

    Flexible photovoltaic array technologies require very thin and precisely controlled deposition of the polymeric films used to fabricate them. In most flexible blanket architectures, optically transpar ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. ParaSol- A Novel Deployable Approach for Very Large Ultra-lightweight Solar Arrays

    Amount: $124,309.00

    High power solar arrays with capabilities of >100kW are needed for projected NASA missions. Photovoltaic arrays using deployable membranes with thin cells have trended to higher efficiency cells to m ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Low Cost, Cosmic Microwave Background Telescopes (P-NASA12-003-1)

    Amount: $1,500,000.00

    Existing and proposed missions with ambitious science goals demand ever larger primary mirrors which, in turn, require the development of new light-weight, low-cost mirror technologies. For Phase 2, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Enhanced-Strength, Thermally-stable, Edge-Bonded, Composite Joints

    Amount: $125,000.00

    This project proposes to develop/demonstrate higher strength, low print-through, low mass, discrete core joint design and analysis method for large, lightweight, thermally-stable, composite sub-mm ref ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Low Cost Automated Manufacture of High Efficiency THINS ZTJ PV Blanket Technology (P-NASA12-007)

    Amount: $124,311.00

    NASA needs lower cost solar arrays with high performance for a variety of missions. While high efficiency, space-qualified solar cells are in themselves costly,>$250/Watt, there is considerable add ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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