Futek Advanced Sensor Technology, Inc.

10 Thomas
Irvine, CA 92618

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $700K
First Award Date 01/01/09
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/10

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Vargas John P. Vargas 2 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 10-2-S5
Budget: 01/01/10 - 12/31/10

FUTEK will fully design and manufacture a sensor capable of measuring forces in and about each axis. The unit will measure forces up to 300 Newton's in the principle axes and measure moment forces about each axis up to 50 Newton meters. The overall design will be optimized for a multitude of applications in many different environments. As a r...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 09-1
Budget: 01/01/09 - 12/31/09

New & innovative technologies are needed to support exploration of remote & presently inaccessible terrain features on Mars & enable surface & subsurface material sampling. Key among those new technologies is the ability to measure & control force & torque loads on robotic arms, tether play-out & directional systems & subsurface boring systems. ...