Automation for Vehicle and Crew Operations

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX12CA12C
Agency Tracking Number: 105129
Amount: $1,049,910.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: X6.01
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Qualtech Systems, Inc.
99 East River Drive, East Hartford, CT, 06108-3288
DUNS: 808837496
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Ghoshal Sudipto
 Principal Investigator
 (860) 761-9341
 sudipto@teamqsi.com
Business Contact
 Sudipto Ghoshal
Title: Business Official
Phone: (860) 761-9341
Email: sudipto@teamqsi.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Space missions are immensely costly endeavor – fault free function of the hardware and software used therein are highly critical to mission success. Being highly complex, manual intervention in operation, troubleshooting, and health management related areas are labor intensive and time consuming. On top of that with time the complexities of the systems are increasing, and the performance and availability requirements are become even more stringent. In the face of this situation, automation technologies are increasingly looked upon to perform critical tasks in short time, without manual intervention (or with minimal intervention) in error-free manner. Qualtech Systems, Inc., in collaboration with TRACLabs, Inc., proposes developing novel capabilities in the areas of health management, providing information for health and capability-related situational awareness, acquisition of data from onboard systems, and generating and invoking procedures for troubleshooting, restoration of operation, and/or initiating safety assurance processes.

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