Real-Time Formaldehyde Monitor for the ISS

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX13CP08P
Agency Tracking Number: 124253
Amount: $125,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: H3.02
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Southwest Sciences, Inc.
NM, Santa Fe, NM, 87505-3993
DUNS: 153579891
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Joel Silver
 Principal Investigator
 (505) 984-1322
 jsilver@swsciences.com
Business Contact
 Alan Stanton
Title: President
Phone: (505) 984-1322
Email: astanton@swsciences.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
Ensuring a safe air environment in manned spacecraft is critical to the success of all missions. Exposure to hazardous chemical species threatens the well-being of the crew and prevents them from fulfilling their tasks. While a wide variety of sensors currently are available to monitor such chemicals on the ISS, some of these sensors are inadequate. In particular for one important species, formaldehyde, Southwest Sciences proposes to develop a sensor that can provide continuous, real-time monitoring of this gas, so as to assure that the crew is better protected.

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