Deployable Composite Structures

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX11CH11P
Agency Tracking Number: 105308
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: X5.01
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
2600 Campus Drive, Suite D, Lafayette, CO, -
DUNS: 161234687
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Robert Taylor
 Principal Investigator
 (303) 664-0394
Business Contact
 Lori Bass
Title: Sr. Finance and Contracts Mang
Phone: (303) 664-0394
Research Institution
NASA is seeking innovative structure technologies that will advance expandable exploration space modules and surface based habitats. To address this need CTD has proposed to develop multi-functional, highly mass efficient deployable composite structures. These composite structures will build upon CTD's innovative Composite Rollable Extendible Slit-Tube Structures (CRESTS) and TEMBO<SUP>REG</SUP> shape memory composites. The deployable composite structures have much lower mass and part counts than corresponding mechanical deployable systems. These composite deployable structures can be configured to meet a variety of needs within Expandable Space Habitats, and significantly increase functionality.

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