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  1. S3.01: Power Generation and Conversion

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

    Photovoltaic Energy Conversion  Photovoltaic cell and blanket technologies lead to significant improvements in overall solar array performance by increasing photovoltaic cell efficiency greater than 30%, increasing array mass specific power greater than 300W/ kg, decreased stowed volume, reduced initial and recurring costs, long- term operation in radiation environments, high power arrays, and a ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. S3.03: Power Electronics and Management, and Energy Storage

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

    Power Electronics and Management NASA's Planetary Science Division is working to implement a balanced portfolio within the available budget and based on a decadal survey that will continue to make exciting scientific discoveries about our solar system. This balanced suite of missions shows the need for low mass/volume power electronics and management systems and components that can operate in ext ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Z1.03: Kilowatt-Class Energy Conversion for Small Fission Reactors

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

    NASA is considering the use of kilowatt class Fission Power Systems for surface missions to the moon and Mars. This technology directly aligns with the Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) roadmap for space power and energy storage and could be infused into the Kilopower Project to enhance performance or reliability. Current work in fission power systems is focused on the Kilopower project ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Z1.04: Long Duration Lunar Energy Storage and Discharge

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

    NASA is seeking innovative solutions for long duration energy storage to support Lunar surface operations, including landers, habitats, science platforms, robotic and crewed rovers, and the utilization of in-situ resources. Effective solutions require high-capacity, high-energy density, and long-life energy storage systems with very high reliability. Many of these systems will be required to provi ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. H6.01: Integrated Systems Health Management for Sustainable Habitats

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

    Novel Machine Learning Concepts for Automated Space Habitats Methods and tools are needed that can adapt to novel, but benign configuration changes on space habitat environmental control and life support systems. They should automatically learn how to make the distinction between these nominal conditions that should not be reported and abnormal conditions that need to be reported. Where reports a ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. H6.03: Spacecraft Autonomous Agent Cognitive Architectures for Human Exploration

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

    This subtopic solicits intelligent autonomous agent cognitive architectures that are open, modular, and make decisions under uncertainty. It should be feasible for cognitive agents based on these architectures to be certified or licensed for use on deep space missions to act as liaisons that interact both with the mission control operators, the crew, and most if not all of the spacecraft subsystem ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. H6.22: Deep Neural Net and Neuromorphic Processors for In-Space Autonomy and Cognition

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

    Machine Inferencing and Neuromorphic Capabilities  The Deep Neural Net and Neuromorphic Processors for In-Space Autonomy and Cognition subtopic is focused on computing advances for the space environment based on neurological models in contrast to von Neumann architectures. Deep neural net and neuromorphic processors can enable a spacecraft to sense, adapt, act and potentially learn from its expe ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. S5.05: Fault Management Technologies

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

    Development, Design, and Implementation of Fault Management Technologies NASA’s science program has well over 100 spacecraft in operation, formulation, or development, generating science data accessible to researchers everywhere. As science missions are given increasingly complex goals, often on compressed timetables, and have more pressure to reduce operations costs, system autonomy must incre ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. S4.02: Robotic Mobility, Manipulation and Sampling

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

    Technologies for robotic mobility, manipulation, and sampling are needed to enable access to sites of interest and acquisition and handling of samples for in-situ analysis or return to Earth from planets and small bodies including Earth's moon, Mars, Venus, comets, asteroids, and planetary moons.  Mobility technologies are needed to enable access to steep and rough terrain for planetary bodies w ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Z5.04: Technologies for Intra-Vehicular Activity Robotics

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

    Improve the Capability or Performance of Intra-Vehicular Activity Robots  To support human exploration beyond Earth orbit, NASA is preparing to develop the Gateway, which will be an orbiting facility near the Moon. This facility would serve as a starting point for missions to cis-lunar space and beyond. This facility could enable assembly and servicing of telescopes and deep-space exploration ve ...

    SBIR National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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