Next Generation MK III Lightweight HUT/Hatch Assembly

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNJ05JA12C
Agency Tracking Number: 035047
Amount: $590,987.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2003
Solicitation Topic Code: F4.01
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Wampus Lane, Milfor, CT, 06460-4859
DUNS: 00117
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Ralph Toscano
 Principal Investigator
 (203) 878-4691
 toscanor@airlockinc.com
Business Contact
 Michael McCarthy
Title: General Manager
Phone: (203) 878-4691
Email: mccarthm@airlockinc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A prototype Next Generation MK III Lightweight HUT/Hatch Assembly will be fabricated and delivered during Phase II. Maximum weight reduction for the Hard Upper Torso - Hatch assembly will be acheived via the innovative material selection and cross sectional redesign investigation Air-Lock conducted during Phase I. The intent is to fabricate a lightweight HUT/Hatch Assembly best suited for space & planetary (or lunar) exploration. This Next Generation MK III Lightweight HUT/Hatch Assembly will be a rear entry assembly and have full "plug and play" capability with previous MK III suits.

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