Lower Profile, Lighter Weight Space Suit Bearings

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNJ05JB97C
Agency Tracking Number: 041484
Amount: $64,800.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solitcitation Year: 2004
Solitcitation Topic Code: X3.01
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Air-Lock, Inc.
Wampus Lane, Milford, CT, 06460-4859
Duns: 00117
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Michael McCarthy
 Principal Investigator
 (203) 878-4691
 mccarthm@airlockinc.com
Business Contact
 Michael McCarthy
Title: Business Official
Phone: (203) 878-4691
Email: mccarthm@airlockinc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Air-Lock will deliver a final report based on the follwoing: 1. Historical summary of bearing design evolution throughout the life of the EMU Program 2. Material research to identify lightweight materials best suited for each beairng. 3. Redesign of current EMU bearings to lower bearing profile and mass.

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