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NASA Offers Grant Support for Small Business-Led Space Tech R&D Projects

NASA Offers Grant Support for Small Business-Led Space Tech R&D Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event

space engineeringNASA plans to award up to $47.7 million in contracts to fund aerospace technology projects led by teams of small technology companies and research institutes.

The agency said Friday it chose a total of 381 proposals for the development of new systems to support its future missions to Mars and asteroids.

Selected teams would receive grants through NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer initiatives.

Proposals include building software-based cognitive radio networks to aid environmental research in space, Earth-observing spacecraft and water recovery systems for the International Space Station.

NASA said it picked submissions from 254 companies and 39 research organizations across the U.S.

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