Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles and Systems Support Safer Aeronautics ResearchPosted on: March 22, 2022Firm:Area-I, Inc.Program:SBIRMission Directorate:Aeronautics Research
Area-I partnered with the NASA SBIR/STTR program to develop Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UASs) that supported advanced aeronautics research.
Small Business Technology Enables Safer Lunar Landings & Longer Lunar MissionsPosted on: February 14, 2022Firm:Masten Space Systems, Inc.Program:SBIRMission Directorate:Space Technology
Masten Space Systems leveraged NASA SBIR/STTR solicitations to identify and respond to challenges establishing a sustainable presence on the Moon.
Low-Maintenance Bioreactor Cultivates Fungi for Sustainable Food Source in SpacePosted on: January 31, 2022Firm:Sustainable Bioproducts, LLCProgram:STTRMission Directorate:Small Business Technology Transfer
As we continue to expand humanity’s potential for habitation away from Earth, NASA seeks innovative and sustainable sources of food that can be easily produced with minimal resources.
Electrochemical System Recovers Hydrogen and Helium for Rocket Engine TestsPosted on: September 08, 2021Firm:Skyre, Inc.Program:STTRMission Directorate:Small Business Technology Transfer
SKYRE, Inc. received NASA SBIR and STTR funding to develop electrochemical systems for recovering and compressing gases.
Novel Lightweight Insulation Protects Fuel Tanks from Extreme TemperaturesPosted on: July 27, 2021Firm:Quest Thermal GroupProgram:SBIRMission Directorate:Space Technology
Quest Thermal Group developed its integrated multi-layer insulation (IMLI) with funding from the NASA SBIR/STTR program.
3-D Bioprinter Overcomes Gravity by Printing Living Tissues in SpacePosted on: April 13, 2021Firm:Techshot, Inc.Program:SBIRMission Directorate:Human Exploration and Operations
Techshot, Inc., based in Greensville, IN, is the first U.S. company to 3-D print organic products on the International Space Station (ISS).
Power and Propulsion for Gateway: A NASA SBIR/STTR Success StoryPosted on: April 09, 2021Firm:Busek Company, Inc., Deployable Space Systems, Inc.Program:SBIRMission Directorate:Human Exploration and Operations
NASA’s Gateway in lunar orbit will play a critical role in the Artemis program, which aims to land the first woman and the next man on the Moon by 2024.
Cryocooler Electronics Enable Thermal Imaging of Planetary Objects in Deep SpacePosted on: March 05, 2021Firm:Iris Technology CorporationProgram:SBIRMission Directorate:Science
Thermal imaging cameras use infrared waves instead of visible light to capture images.
Hybrid Upper Stage Provides a Safe, Green, and Cost-Efficient Solution for CubeSat LaunchesPosted on: November 10, 2020Firm:Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc.Program:STTRMission Directorate:Small Business Technology Transfer
Rocket launch propulsion systems are critical technologies for many of NASA’s missions.