Next Generation Composite Chassis (NGCC)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: F29601-01-C-0029
Agency Tracking Number: 96PRK-077A
Amount: $473,773.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2001
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
12401 West 49th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO, 80033
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Bill Plaster
 Senior Project Engineer
 (303) 420-1141
Business Contact
 Janet Casteel
Title: Mgr, Business Management
Phone: (303) 420-1141
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The Air Force is developing the next generation of small satellites that will fly in close formation and weigh no more than 100 kilograms. The spacecraft are dramatically smaller than conventional vehicles and are designed to test new radiation-protectedmicroelectronics and demonstrate programmed, autonomous decision-making capabilities. In order to enable the use of next generation microelectronics, and relize the mass goals, the development of the next generation of electronics chassis is required.ITN's Next Generation Composite Chassis (NGCC) enables a 50% mass reduction of the command and data handling (C&DH)electronics box over current state-of-the-art aluminum chassis, and reduces cost for future

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