High Performance Monopropellants for Future Planetary Ascent Vehicles

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX11CE31P
Agency Tracking Number: 105114
Amount: $99,770.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: S3.08
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
20 New England Business Center, Andover, MA, 01810-1077
DUNS: 073800062
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Allan Dokhan
 Principal Investigator
 (978) 689-0003
 dokhan@psicorp.com
Business Contact
 B. David Green
Title: Business Official
Phone: (978) 689-0003
Email: green@psicorp.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
Physical Sciences Inc. proposes to design, develop, and demonstrate, a novel high performance monopropellant for application in future planetary ascent vehicles. Our non-carcinogenic, non-cryogenic, monopropellants will significantly augment specific impulse and density specific impulse over conventional monopropellant and bi-propellant systems. In Phase I, the proposed investigation will focus upon characterizing critical thermal and chemical behavior of our monopropellants to ensure realistic system level design and maximum performance of future planetary ascent vehicles.

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