Surface System Dust Mitigation

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX08CB60P
Agency Tracking Number: 074515
Amount: $99,974.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: X7.04
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
460 W 34th Street, New York, NY, 10001-2320
DUNS: 131364820
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jason Herman
 Principal Investigator
 (646) 459-7819
 herman@honeybeerobotics.com
Business Contact
 Chris Chapman
Title: Business Official
Phone: (646) 459-7802
Email: chapman@honeybeerobotics.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The proposed effort will perform a detailed examination of dust mitigation and tolerance strategies for connections and mechanisms to be employed on the lunar surface. These strategies will be examined by characterizing the effects of lunar dust simulants on the function of basic mechanical and electrical components, and the effectiveness of tolerance or mitigation strategies in lessening those effects. The project will be led by Honeybee Robotics, with consultation and support from Dr. Masami Nakagawa of the Colorado School of Mines as well as consultation with Hamilton Sundstrand Space Systems International, Inc.

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