LOW COAST ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEM

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$500,000.00
Award Year:
1988
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
9333
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Ithaco Inc.
735 W Clinton St Po 6437, Ithaca, NY, 14851
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
ITHACO PROPOSES DEVELOPING A LOW-COST, LOW-POWER, EARTH SENSOR AS A COMPONENT IN A COMPLETE LOW-COST ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEM. THE EFFORT ENTAILS COST REDUCTION OF MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING PROCESSES USED ON THE SCANNER ASSEMBLY PRESENTLY IN PRODUCTION. THE EFFORT ALSO INCLUDES THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SMALL, LOW-POWER, LOW-COST MICROCOMPUTER BASED CONTROLLER. THE PROPOSED EFFORT IS AN EXTENSION OF THE FEASIBILITY STUDYCOMPLETED IN PHASE I. THAT STUDY CONCLUDED THAT IT IS POSSIBLE TO BUILD AND MARKET A COMPLETE ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR LESS THAN $200K. PHASE II TASKS: * - DEFINE SYSTEM DESCRIPTION * - COST REDUCE SCANNER * - DESIGN CONTROLLER * - DESIGN REVIEW * - WRITE FINAL REPORT

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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