Space Exploration & Spaceport Technology Development Awards
PI University Project Title
Dr. Mahmut Reyhanoglu, Dr. Sergey Drakunov ERAU Development Noval spacecraft attitude control algorithms for small satellites using only magnetic actuation
Ahmad Eishennawy, Dima Nazzal, Mark Calabrese UCF Assesment of the applicability and requirement for the development of an electronic work control system for NASA/KSC
Y Chen UF Multi Scale modeling of Nano composites for light weight cryogenic tanks
Daniel Kirk, Hector Gutierrez FIT Design of dust tolerant quick connect/disconnect cyrogenic coupling for the lunar enviroment
Ray Bucklin, Joseph Palaia UF/4 Frontiers Heat transfer and stress investigation of transparent material subjected to internal greenhouse conditions in a simulated Mars surface enviroment.
Dr. Charles H Reilly UCF Simulation of Ground Processing of Orbital Replacements Units for the International Space Station
Space-Based Research and Payload Development Awards
PI University Project Title
Ranganthan Kumar UCF Experiment on Carbon Dioxide Removal in Space Habitiats
Sathya Gangadharan ERAU Comparsion of Active and Passive Control of Space Vehicle Antenna Boom
Stephen Eikenberry UF New approach to Adaptive Optics for Satellite Imaging & Astrophysics
Tao Li UF Leveraging Multi-Cored and 3D Die Stacking to Achieve High Performance Power Efficency & Radiation hardened Computing with small form factor for NASA’s Next generation Space Mission
Nader Behdad UCF A New Technology for Developing Very Large Aperture Deployable Phased -Array Antennas
Jiann Yuan UCF Design and Analysis of High Energy Efficiency DC-DC Converters for Small Satellites
Space Education and Training Programs Awards
PI University Project Title
Dr. Gene Tavares Astronaut Memorial Foundation Incite Learning:Space and Video Technology
George Lebo UF Sky Calls for Florida Teachers in Grades 4th to 6th
Joanne Detore-Nakamura ERAU STEM Summer camp for campbell Middle School and for GEMS(Girls exploring Math and Science)
Jack Colpas Christa McAuliffe Helping kids reach for the stars through Rocketry
Ranga Naryanan UF Education for Middle Schools-Physical Sciences related to space