Standalone System Support Module (SSSM)
Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, LLC, CO, United States
ASTRAâ€™s self-powered, autonomous, Standalone System Support Module (SSSM) provides power and communication capability to support our customersâ€™ need to operate various assets in remote locations, including environmental sensors and other monitoring and communications equipment.
Primary Application Area: Electronics, Sensors & Communications
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 7
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: Robust, portable and compact power and data communications support for remote sensing instrumentation deployed in extreme, harsh, power deprived environments
Organization Type: Corporation
Showcase Booth #: 4M
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: This technology was part of an Air Force SBIR Phase I & II ($150k, + $750k; 2013/2yrs) to develop the follow on from successful Phase III commercial “CASES GPS Space Weather Monitor” – a next-generation, advanced light-weight, low-power, autonomous, GPS-based ionospheric monitor called GPS Autonomous Micro-Monitor (GAMMA). This project is being considered for Phase III funding.
Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners