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2012-11-09 10:45:22

NASA has selected 39 small business proposals to enter into negotiations for Phase 2 contract awards through the agency's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. The SBIR program partners with small businesses to catalyze efforts to develop new technologies to support NASA's technology needs. NASA will award contracts to 36 small high-technology firms in 17 states with a total value of approximately $27 million. These competitive, awards-based programs encourage U.S. small...

2010-04-09 06:15:00

SAN DIEGO, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Micro announced today that it has been awarded $100,000 by the Department of Defense's Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) Office for a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to develop an avionics package for responsive space missions utilizing CubeSats or other nanosatellites. This contract will build upon Space Micro's existing avionics package, the ProtonX-Box(TM), but will focus on reducing size, weight, and power to better meet...

2010-01-29 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Micro Inc announces the addition of Dr. Bert Vermeire as Chief Technical Officer (CTO) to its Management Team. Dr. Vermeire brings his extensive experience in both industry and academia. He has been the principal investigator on a wide variety of research topics, including radiation effects on microcircuits and novel design techniques for mixed signal circuits using CMOS and SiGe fabrication technologies. His recent projects include development of...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'