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  1. Focus Area 11: Spacecraft and Platform Subsystems

    Release Date: 02-05-2019Open Date: 02-05-2019Due Date: 03-29-2019Close Date: 03-29-2019

    "The Science Mission Directorate will carry out the scientific exploration of our Earth, the planets, moons, comets, and asteroids of our solar system and the universe beyond. SMD’s future direction will be moving away from exploratory missions (orbiters and flybys) into more detailed/specific exploration missions that are at or near the surface (landers, rovers, and sample returns) or at more o ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Focus Area 12: Entry, Descent, and Landing Systems

    Release Date: 02-05-2019Open Date: 02-05-2019Due Date: 03-29-2019Close Date: 03-29-2019

    "The SBIR focus area of Entry, Descent and Landing (EDL) includes the suite of technologies for atmospheric entry as well as descent and landing on both atmospheric and non-atmospheric bodies. EDL mission segments are used in both robotic planetary science missions and human exploration missions beyond Low Earth Orbit, and some technologies have application to commercial space capabilities.Robust, ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Focus Area 13: Information Technologies for Science Data

    Release Date: 02-05-2019Open Date: 02-05-2019Due Date: 03-29-2019Close Date: 03-29-2019

    NASA Missions and Programs create a wealth of science data and information that are essential to understanding our earth, our solar system and the universe. Advancements in information technology will allow many people within and beyond the Agency to more effectively analyze and apply these data and information to create knowledge. For example, modeling and simulation are being used more pervasive ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Focus Area 14: In-Space and Advanced Manufacturing

    Release Date: 02-05-2019Open Date: 02-05-2019Due Date: 03-29-2019Close Date: 03-29-2019

    NASA is seeking technological innovations that will accelerate development and adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies supporting a wide range of NASA Missions. NASA has an immediate need for more affordable and more capable materials and processes across its unique missions, systems, and platforms. Cutting-edge manufacturing technologies offer the ability to dramatically increase performa ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Focus Area 15: Lightweight Materials Structures and Assembly / Construction

    Release Date: 02-05-2019Open Date: 02-05-2019Due Date: 03-29-2019Close Date: 03-29-2019

    "As NASA strives to explore deeper into space than ever before, lightweight structures and advanced materials have been identified as a critical need. The Lightweight Materials, Structures, Advanced Assembly and Construction focus area seeks innovative technologies and systems that will reduce mass, improve performance, lower cost, be more resilient and extend the life of structural systems. Relia ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Focus Area 16: Ground & Launch Processing

    Release Date: 02-05-2019Open Date: 02-05-2019Due Date: 03-29-2019Close Date: 03-29-2019

    "Ground processing technology development prepares the agency to test, process and launch the next generation of rockets and spacecraft in support of NASA’s exploration objectives by developing the necessary ground systems, infrastructure and operational approaches.This topic seeks innovative concepts and solutions for both addressing long-term ground processing and test complex operational chal ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Focus Area 17: Thermal Management Systems

    Release Date: 02-05-2019Open Date: 02-05-2019Due Date: 03-29-2019Close Date: 03-29-2019

    From the smallest satellite to the most complicated human rated spacecraft, thermal is seen as an enabling function to a vehicle. Temperatures must be maintained within design limits, whether those be cryogenic systems for science instruments, or comfortable shirt sleeve operations temperatures for crew missions. As missions evolve and waste energy rejection becomes more of a demand, NASA seeks co ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Focus Area 18: Air Vehicle Technology

    Release Date: 02-05-2019Open Date: 02-05-2019Due Date: 03-29-2019Close Date: 03-29-2019

    This focus area includes tools and technologies that contribute to both the Advanced Air Vehicles Program (AAVP) and the Transformative Aeronautics Concepts Program (TACP) encompassing technologies in all six Strategic Thrusts within the NASA Aeronautics Mission Directorate (ARMD). AAVP studies, evaluates and develops technologies and capabilities for new aircraft systems, and also explores far-fu ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Focus Area 19: Integrated Flight Systems

    Release Date: 02-05-2019Open Date: 02-05-2019Due Date: 03-29-2019Close Date: 03-29-2019

    This focus area includes technologies that contribute to the Integrated Aviation Systems Program’s (IASP) objectives to demonstrate integrated concepts and technologies to a maturity level sufficient to reduce risk of implementation for stakeholders in the aviation community through the rigorous execution of highly complex flight tests and related experiments.

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Focus Area 20: Airspace Operations and Safety

    Release Date: 02-05-2019Open Date: 02-05-2019Due Date: 03-29-2019Close Date: 03-29-2019

    This focus area includes technologies addressing both the Airspace Operations and Safety Program (AOSP), and NASA’s ARMD Strategic Thrusts 1, 5, and 6.AOSP is targeting system-wide operational benefits of high impact for NextGen and beyond, both in the areas of airspace operations and safety management. The SBIR Airspace Operations and Safety Topic is focused on research and technology developme ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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