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Craig N. Ward

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Fabrication and Testing of Thick-Film CVD Niobium-Lined Copper SRF Cavities for High-Gradient ...
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DoE 2 $1000K 07/31/17 07/30/19
CVD Process Development of Thin Film Triniobium-Tin for SRF Applications
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DoE 1 $150K 06/12/17 03/11/18
Low Thermal Conductivity Support Links for High-Radiation Environments
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DoE 1 $150K 06/12/17 03/11/18
Microengineered Textured Armor for Plasma-Facing Components
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DoE 1 $150K 06/12/17 03/11/18
Deep Burn Fuels for Advanced Small Modular Reactors
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DoE 1 $150K 06/12/17 03/11/18
Lightweight Hybrid Ablator/Aerogel Insulator for SM-3 TSRM, Phase II
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DoD 2 $1000K 10/20/16 10/19/18
System Integration and Testing of a Robust Cellular Solid Breeder Material with Enhanced Tritium ...
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DoE 2 $1000K 08/01/16 07/31/18
Electrolytic Igniter for Ionic Liquid Monopropellants
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Navy 1 $80K 07/11/16 05/10/17
Low-Temperature CVD Process Development for Forming Niobium Layers on Copper
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DoE 1 $150K 06/13/16 03/12/17
Monopropellant Cubesat Propulsion System
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AF 1 $150K 08/21/15 05/21/16
Parahydrogen-Orthohydrogen Catalytic Conversion for Cryogenic Propellant Passive Heat Shielding
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NASA 1 $125K 06/17/15 12/17/15
Green Monopropellant Secondary Payload Propulsion System
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NASA 1 $125K 06/17/15 12/17/15
Rapid Manufacturing of Durable, Cost-Effective Ceramic Matrix Composites for High Temperature ...
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NASA 1 $125K 06/17/15 12/17/15
Low-Cost, Lightweight Transpiration-Cooled LOX/CH4 Engine
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NASA 1 $125K 06/17/15 12/17/15
Low-Cost, Lightweight, High-Performance CMC Combustion Chamber for HAN-Based Monopropellant Engines
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NASA 1 $125K 06/17/15 12/17/15
High-Performance Cellular Lithium Titanate Solid Breeder Material with Enhanced Tritium Release
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DoE 1 $150K 06/08/15 03/07/16
Innovative Surfaces for Controlled Flow of Liquid Metal
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DoE 1 $150K 06/08/15 03/07/16
Laser-Directed CVD 3D Printing System for Refractory Metal Propulsion Hardware, Phase II
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NASA 2 $750K 05/27/15 05/26/17
High Heat Flux Block Ablator-in-Honeycomb Heat Shield Using Ablator/Aerogel-Filled Foam, Phase II
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NASA 2 $750K 05/26/15 05/25/17
Fabrication and Testing of Nuclear-Thermal Propulsion Ground Test Hardware, Phase II
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NASA 2 $750K 05/26/15 05/25/17
Advanced Heat Exchangers for Dry Cooling Systems
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DoE 2 $1000K 04/06/15 04/05/17
Advanced Heat Exchangers for Dry-Cooling Systems
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DoE 1 $150K 01/01/14 12/31/14
Ductile Tungsten Alloy Using Low-Activation Alloying Elements
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DoE 2 $1000K 01/01/14 12/31/14
High Heat Flux Block Ablator-In-Honeycomb Heat Shield Using Ablator/Aerogel-Filled Foam
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NASA 1 $125K 01/01/14 12/31/14
Laser-Directed CVD 3D Printing of Refractory Metal Rocket Propulsion Hardware
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NASA 1 $125K 01/01/14 12/31/14
O2/CO Ignition System for Mars Sample Return Missions
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NASA 1 $125K 01/01/14 12/31/14
Ultralightweight Refractory-Lined C/C Ascent Engine Combustion Chambers
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NASA 1 $125K 01/01/14 12/31/14
Fabrication and Testing of Nuclear-Thermal Propulsion Ground Test Hardware
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NASA 1 $125K 01/01/14 12/31/14
Continued Optimization of Low-Density Foam-Reinforced Ablatives for High-Velocity, High Heat Flux ...
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NASA 2 $750K 01/01/14 12/31/14
Ductile Tungsten Alloy using Low-Activation Alloying Elements
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DoE 1 $150K 01/01/13 12/31/13
Barrier Coating Development for Manufacture of Superconducting Radio Frequency Accelerator Cavities
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DoE 1 $150K 01/01/13 12/31/13
Robust Cellular Solid Breeder Material for Enhanced Tritium Production and Release, Phase II
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DoE 2 $1000K 01/01/13 12/31/13
Continued Optimization of Low-Density Foam-Reinforced Ablatives for High-Velocity, High Heat Flux ...
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NASA 1 $125K 01/01/13 12/31/13
Thermal-Catalytic Ignition Source for Ionic Liquid Monopropellants
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NASA 1 $125K 01/01/12 12/31/12
Integrated Ceramic Matrix Composite and Carbon/Carbon Structures for Large Rocket Engine Nozzles ...
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NASA 1 $125K 01/01/12 12/31/12
Robust Cellular Solid Breeder Material for Enhanced Tritium Production
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DoE 1 $150K 01/01/12 12/31/12
Advanced Manufacturing and Testing of Seamless High-Purity Niobium Superconducting Radio Frequency ...
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DoE 1 $150K 01/01/12 12/31/12
Advanced Vented Fuel Concept for Deep Burn Reactors
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DoE 1 $150K 01/01/12 12/31/12
Hybrid Composite Porous Structural Insulators
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AF 1 $100K 11/17/11 08/17/12
Low-Cost, High-Performance Combustion Chamber for LOX/CH4 Propulsion, Phase II
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/11 12/31/11
Aerogel-Filled Foam Core Insulation for Cryogenic Propellant Storage, Phase II
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/11 12/31/11
Ultrahigh Yield Strength Rhenium for High-Performance Combustion Chambers
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NASA 1 $100K 01/01/11 12/31/11
Ductile Tungsten-Rhenium Coating for Long-Term Protection of Nuclear-Thermal Rocket Fuel
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NASA 1 $100K 01/01/11 12/31/11
Carbon Foam Core Mercury Spallation Target Windows with Protective Gas Film Support
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DoE 1 $150K 01/01/11 12/31/11
Textured Tungsten Armor Coating for Fusion Energy Applications
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DoE 1 $150K 01/01/11 12/31/11
Lightweight Hybrid Ablator Incorporating Aerogel-Filled Open-Cell Foam Structural Insulator, Phase ...
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/10 12/31/10
Aerogel-Filled Foam Core Insulation for Cryogenic Propellant Storage
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NASA 1 $100K 01/01/10 12/31/10
Alumina Fiber-Reinforced 9310 Steel Metal Matrix Composite for Rotorcraft Drive System Components
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NASA 1 $100K 01/01/10 12/31/10
Low-Cost, High-Performance Combustion Chamber for LOX/CH4 Propulsion
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NASA 1 $100K 01/01/10 12/31/10
Ceramic Matrix Composite Combustion Chamber for HAN-Based Monopropellants
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NASA 1 $100K 01/01/09 12/31/09
High Efficiency, High Temperature Foam Core Heat Exchanger for Fission Surface Power Systems, Phase ...
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/09 12/31/09
Lightweight Hybrid Ablator Incorporating Aerogel-Filled Open-Cell Foam Structural Insulator
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NASA 1 $100K 01/01/09 12/31/09
Dendritic Engineered Refractory Armor for Fusion Energy Applications
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/09 12/31/09
Foam Core Structure for Protective Gas Film Formation in High-Power Mercury Spallation Targets
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/09 12/31/09
Boron-Tungsten Mesh Plasma Facing Components
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/09 12/31/09
Transpiration-Cooled Turbine Components for High Temperature IGCC Turbines
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/09 12/31/09
Economical Manufacture of Seamless High-Purity Niobium
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/09 12/31/09
Optimization and Simulated Testing of Flow Channel Inserts for Dual-Coolant ITER Test Blanket ...
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/09 12/31/09
Innovative Surfaces for Controlled Flow of Molten Lithium
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DoE 2 $750K 01/01/09 12/31/09
High Efficiency, High Temperature Foam Core Heat Exchanger for Fission Surface Power Systems
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NASA 1 $100K 01/01/08 12/31/08
Silicon Carbide Tritium Permeation Barriers for Steel Structural Components
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DoE 2 $750K 01/01/08 12/31/08
Application of Spot Cooling Technologies for On-Detector Electronics
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/08 12/31/08
Innovative Surfaces for Controlled Flow of Molten Lithium
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/08 12/31/08
Flow Channel Inserts Based on Syntactic Closed-Cell SiC Foam for Dual-Coolant ITER Test Blanket ...
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/08 12/31/08
High-Toughness Tungsten Alloys for Plasma Facing Components
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/08 12/31/08
Lightweight Ultrahigh Temperature CMC-Lined C/C Combustion Chambers, Phase II
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/07 12/31/07
Silicon Carbide Tritium Permeation Barriers for Steel Structural Components
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/07 12/31/07
Lightweight Ultrahigh Temperature CMC-Lined C/C Combustion Chambers
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/06 12/31/06
Foam-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite Radiation Shields
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/06 12/31/06
Lightweight Ultrahigh Temperature CMC-Encased C/C Structure for Reentry and Hypersonic ...
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/06 12/31/06
Flow Channel Inserts for Dual-Coolant ITER Test Blanket Modules
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DoE 2 $750K 01/01/06 12/31/06
Ultrahigh Heat Flux Plasma-Facing Components for Magnetic Fusion Energy, Phase II
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DoE 2 $750K 01/01/06 12/31/06
Advanced Materials and Manufacturing for Low-Cost, High-Performance Liquid Rocket Combustion ...
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/05 12/31/05
High-Performance Catalysts for Small Impulse Bit Thrusters, Phase II
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/05 12/31/05
Lightweight Ultrahigh Temperature CMC-Encased C/C Structure for Reentry and Hypersonic Applications
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/05 12/31/05
Flow Channel Inserts for Dual-Coolant ITER Test Blanket Modules
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/05 12/31/05
Advanced Tungsten Structures for Plasma-Facing Components in Magnetic Confinement Fusion Energy ...
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/05 12/31/05
Cost-Effective, High-Performance, High-Purity Niobium Superconducting Radio Frequency Cavities
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/05 12/31/05
Multilayer Fiber Interface Coatings for Improved Environmental Resistance and Slip in Ceramic ...
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/04 12/31/04
Refractory Open-Cell Foam Fuel for High-Efficiency Nuclear Space Propulsion, Phase II
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NASA 2 $500K 01/01/04 12/31/04
Advanced Materials and Manufacturing for Low-Cost, High-Performance Liquid Rocket Combustion ...
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/04 12/31/04
Innovative High Temperature Acoustic Liner Development and Modeling
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NASA 1 $100K 01/01/04 12/31/04
High-Performance Warm-Gas Thrusters for Micro/Nanosatellites
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/04 12/31/04
SBIR Phase II: Cubic Phase-Stabilized Zirconia Thermal Barrier Coatings Applied via a Novel ...
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NSF 2 $500K 01/01/04 12/31/04
Metallic Foam-Based Membranes for Hydrogen Separation/Purification
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/04 12/31/04
Multifunctional Thermal Protection System for Future Space Transportation Vehicles, Phase II
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NASA 1 $0.0 01/01/03 12/31/03
Multilayer Fiber Interfaces for Improved Environmental Resistance and Slip
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/03 12/31/03
Improved Operation and Lifetime of High-Power Hall Thrusters
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/03 12/31/03
Refractory Open-Cell Foam Fuel Matrix for High-Efficiency Nuclear Space Propulsion Systems
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NASA 1 $100K 01/01/03 12/31/03
Microengineered Tungsten Firstwall Structure for Inertial Fusion Energy Reactors
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/03 12/31/03
Low-Porosity SiC/SiC Composite Materials for Nuclear Energy System Components
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DoE 1 $100K 01/01/03 12/31/03
Low-Cost Hardware for In-Space Oxygen/Hydrogen Propulsion, Phase II
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/02 12/31/02
Multifunctional Thermal Protection System for Future Space Transportation Vehicles
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NASA 1 $100K 01/01/02 12/31/02
Low-Cost Hardware for In-Space Oxygen/Hydrogen Propulsion, Phase II
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/02 12/31/02
Economical Fabrication of Thick-Section Ceramic Matrix Composites, Phase II
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/02 12/31/02
Economical Fabrication of Thick-Section Ceramic Matrix Composites, Phase II
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/02 12/31/02
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NASA 1 $0.0 01/01/00 12/31/00
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/00 12/31/00
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/00 12/31/00
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SYNERGETIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
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NSF 1 $100K 01/01/00 12/31/00
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NSF 1 $99.4K 01/01/00 12/31/00
High Temperature Shock-Resistant Catalytic Combustor for Aeropropulsion Engines
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/99 12/31/99
Novel Electrochemical Reactor for Separation of Metals
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DoE 1 $75K 01/01/98 12/31/98
REUSABLE LIGHTWEIGHT THERMAL PROTECTION SYSTEM
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NASA 2 $590K 01/01/97 12/31/97
FINE GRID FABRICATION FOR X-RAY COLLIMATORS
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/97 12/31/97
CORROSION-PROTECTIVE COATINGS FOR IRON-BEARING ALLOY COMPONENTS
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/97 12/31/97
High-Efficiency Muzzle Flash Suppressor
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DoE 1 $75K 01/01/97 12/31/97
REUSABLE LIGHTWEIGHT THERMAL PROTECTION SYSTEM
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/96 12/31/96
Long-Life, Inexpensive Radiation-Cooled Combustion Chambers
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/96 12/31/96
Iridium Life Enhancement For Advanced Chemical Propulsion
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NASA 2 $600K 01/01/96 12/31/96
CORROSION-PROTECTIVE COATINGS FOR IRON-BEARING ALLOY COMPONENTS
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/96 12/31/96
FINE GRID FABRICATION FOR X-RAY COLLIMATORS
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/96 12/31/96
Advanced Materials for Higher Temperature Glass Forming
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DoE 1 $75K 01/01/96 12/31/96
Controlled Shear Strength Oxidation-Resistant Interfacial Coatings
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DoE 2 $750K 01/01/96 12/31/96
Long-Life, Inexpensive Radiation-Cooled Combustion Chambers
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/95 12/31/95
Iridium Life Enhancement For Advanced Chemical Propulsion
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NASA 1 $70K 01/01/95 12/31/95
Tungsten And Tungsten/Rhenium Alloys For X-Ray Collimating Grids
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NASA 1 $68.2K 01/01/95 12/31/95
Controlled Shear Strength Oxidation-Resistant Interfacial Coatings
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DoE 1 $75K 01/01/95 12/31/95