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Company Information:

Company Name:
Analytical Services, Inc.
Address:
350 Voyager Way
Huntsville, AL 35806-
Phone:
(256) 562-2134
URL:
EIN:
631076302
DUNS:
839422763
Number of Employees:
260
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
Yes
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,820,799.00 17
SBIR Phase II $5,169,870.00 6
STTR Phase I $99,300.00 1

Award List:

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,300.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Darren Boisjolie, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
ALABAMA A&M UNIV RESEARCH INSTITUTE
RI Contact:
Daryush Ila
Abstract:
N/a

Technologies to Improve Software Acquisition/Development Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,277.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Larry Jess, Project Leader
Abstract:
The objective of this SBIR proposal is for Analytical Services, Inc. (ASI) to develop design requirements for a client/server, Windows-based, database catalog (potentially, a Web-based distributed system) to track Radiation Hardening technologies and components of interest to the Missile Defense… More

Technologies to Improve Software Acquisition/Development Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Larry Jess, Director of Customized So
Abstract:
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) does not currently have an automated, centralized database to store Rad-Hardening (Rad-Hard) vendor data and corresponding test results. Portions of this data are currently stored in a spreadsheet, without consistency, distributed access, robust data search,… More

Aerodynamic Drag and Lift Characteristics for Irregularly-Shaped Intercept Fragments

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,834.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Mike Guthrie, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Analytical Services, Incorporated, teamed with Davidson Technologies, proposes a new approach to the characterization of drag and lift coefficient distributions for debris resulting from missile intercepts. The proposed approach utilizes both theoretical considerations and available measured data… More

Accurate and Reliable Rocket Thruster Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Joe Sims, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In this SBIR project, a preliminary design of a highly accurate, highly repeatable impulse thruster will be completed. ASI, together with ATK, proposes to complete the preliminary design in parallel with the development of a comprehensive thruster model in a Monte Carlo environment that will… More

Ultralightweight, Regeneratively Cooled Combustion Chamber for Mars Ascent Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Joe Sims, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
We propose a high-pressure, regeneratively-cooled combustion chamber that uses novel material selection for extreme reductions in mass. These materials are manufactured using proven processes, processes in which our two team members are expert. The combustion chamber liner will be made of a… More

Advanced Ionic Liquid Monopropellant for Payload Ascent Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,915.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Joe Sims, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
We propose to develop a monopropellant replacement for hydrazine using eutectic mixtures of ionic liquids (EILs). These liquids offer us the ability to tailor fluid and chemical properties, are safe to handle and burn cleanly. They also offer potentially higher performance as a monopropellant than… More

Test Methodology and Equipment for Radiation Hardened Interceptors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,964.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Mike Guthrie, Prinicipal Investigator
Abstract:
ASI, teamed with GH Systems, proposes to integrate the comprehensive material and component database, RadCatT, with 3-D modeling, radiation transport, and electrodynamics software to provide a knowledge-based test environment simulation and test planning toolkit to support MDA rad-hard test… More

Improved Stability of Double Base Propellants

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,922.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Joe Sims, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
ASI is proposing a novel double base stabilizer concept that capitalizes on years of environmental research, including research into the reduction of NOx, SOx, and VOC gases released into the earth''s atmosphere. Our approach should not only provide better stabilizer performance, but will also… More

Aging and Surveillance Technology for Solid Rocket Motors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,774.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joe Sims, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
ASI proposes an innovative and numerically-efficient approach to the modeling of crack propagation in solid propellant rocket motors. Our technology uses a coupled fluid-structure interaction model that is enhanced with an embedded grid capability. Such an approach eliminates virtually all of the… More

Constant Pressure Aerospike for Interceptor Axial Propulsion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,982.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Joe Sims, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Our proposed effort will be used to determine the feasibility of a deeply-throttleable aerospike engine that maintains constant specific impulse performance, regardless of the throttle setting. The design incorporates technology previously demonstrated under another SBIR, but extends it through… More

Qu Tubes for High Temperature Heat Rejection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joe Sims, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In our proposed effort, we intend to perform high temperature (100-200 Deg C) characterization of an ultra-advanced heat pipe to determine feasibility of using it in high temperature space radiators. In previous work, we have shown that the so-called "Qu Tube" achieves exceptionally high thermal… More

Test Methodology and Equipment for Radiation Hardened Interceptors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,974.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Mike Guthrie, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The Radiation Test Environment Simulation Toolkit (RadTEST) is capable of flowing down radiation environment requirements to the development of test plans, post-test analysis, and test reports. It''s capabilities include: --Access to RadCat Parts and Materials Database --Test Facility Catalog with… More

Low Power, Low Cost Igniter for Nonhypergolic Mars Ascent Vehicle

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Joe Sims, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Decomposing monopropellant hydrazine across a spontaneous catalyst bed is the gold standard for small propulsion systems responsible for attitude control on satellites and spacecraft. Such a propulsion system is both simple and reliable, and offers reasonable performance. However, the simplicity… More

Radiation Hardening Manufacturing Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,984.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Mike Guthrie, Principal Investigator – (256) 562-2191
Abstract:
BMDS components must function reliably when exposed to radiation, including both nuclear weapon and natural space environments. Current tools will not allow correct evaluations of system performance. Since the current radiation environment tools were not designed to handle sub-orbital trajectories,… More

Qu Tubes for High Temperature Heat Rejection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$699,128.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Joe Sims, Principal Investigator – (256) 562-2191
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In our proposed Phase II effort, we will be demonstrating long-lived aqueous aluminum heat pipes. The work will directly demonstrate the corrosion inhibition character of two different aqueous work fluids and the long-term heat flux performance of our heat pipe designs at an operating… More

ASSIST: Predicting Flaw Initiation and Propagation in Aged Solid Rocket Motors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,184.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Joe Sims, Principal Investigator – (256) 562-2191
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: When a solid rocket motor propellant grain contains one or more flaws (cracks, debonds, casting voids) or develops them as it ages, the risks of testing that motor is significantly increased. The responsible authority must decide between testing a motor that may destroy expensive testing… More

Improved Stability of Double Base Propellants

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,951.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Joe Sims, Principal Investigator – (256) 562-2191
Abstract:
In the proposed effort, ASI will be teaming with a major propulsion contractor to develop next generation thermal stabilizers for double base propellants. The scope includes chemical synthesis, propellant development and testing, and accelerated aging.

Low Cost Refractory Matrix Composite Thruster for Mars Ascent Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,990.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Sims, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The long-term goal for this effort is to develop a low-cost, high-temperature thruster. Within the attitude control propulsion community, many efforts have focused on development of ultra-high temperature precious metal alloys and systems that give long life and good performance (e.g., Ir/Re). … More

Confined Submerged Jet Enhancement of Regenerative Cooling Heat Transfer Coefficients in Liquid Rocket Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,910.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Sims, Principal Investigator – (256) 562-2191
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In the proposed effort, ASI will demonstrate the feasibility of a practical, proven method for significantly increasing the heat transfer coefficient inside regenerative cooling channels. The technique, used in the electronics industry for high heat flux removal applications, requires… More

Miniature Extendable Nozzles or actuating nozzles for improved ISP of DACS thrusters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,964.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Sims, Principal Investigator – (256) 562-2191
Abstract:
ASI is pleased to team with ATK to present a novel concept for enabling large nozzle area ratio increases for future solid divert and attitude control system (SDACS) valves/thrusters. The proposed effort will demonstrate feasibility of this advanced concept through a thorough design study that… More

Low-Cost Manufacturing Technique for Advanced Regenerative Cooling for In-Space Cryogenic Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,436.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Haymond, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The goal of the proposed effort is to demonstrate feasibility of using selective laser melting (SLM, an emerging manufacturing technique) to manufacture a subscale combustion chamber liner that features an advanced regenerative cooling technique that combines high performance with low pressure drop.… More

Solid Rocket Motor for Ultralow Temperature Operation During the Mars Sample Return Mission

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,868.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Robert Askins, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
A small Mars (or other celestial body) ascent vehicle is unlikely to achieve the necessary propellant fraction required to achieve orbit. Scaling down of liquid propulsion systems, as shown in the figure, is difficult. In the 100-kg class of vehicles, liquid propellant vehicle designers should… More

Miniature Extendable Nozzles or Actuating Nozzles for Improved ISP of Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS) Thrusters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$971,633.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Melissa Forton, Senior Structural Enginee – (256) 562-2091
Abstract:
Analytical Services, Inc., is pleased to present this proposal for a lightweight, low cost, high area ratio extendible nozzle design that will provide significant increases in solid divert and attitude control system (SDACS) divert performance. We propose to use a combination of low cost,… More