Methane Bioreactor System Offers Sustainable Plastic Alternative for Earth and SpacePosted on: September 14, 2022Firm:Mango MaterialsProgram:STTRMission Directorate:Small Business Technology Transfer
Mango Materials partnered with the Colorado School of Mines on NASA STTR awards to adapt a bioreactor system to convert methane into bioplastic for low-gravity environments.
SAR Instruments Support Earth Science by Monitoring Surface Deformation and ChangePosted on: June 02, 2022Firm:Tendeg, LLCProgram:SBIRMission Directorate:Science
With the NASA SBIR/STTR Program, Tendeg, LLC, has advanced its parabolic antenna technology.
Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles and Systems Support Safer Aeronautics ResearchPosted on: March 28, 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 18, 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.