Press Release

NASA Announces Massachusetts Aeronautics Research Awards

By SpaceRef Editor
December 17, 2006
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WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 — NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, Airspace Systems Program, Washington, has announced two awards to the L-3 Communications Titan Corporation, Billerica, Mass., for work described in their research proposals:

“Development of Algorithms and Techniques for Trajectory Prediction Accuracy and Uncertainty Estimation,” approximate value $1 million. “Traffic Complexity Management through Preserving Trajectory Flexibility and Minimizing Constraints,” approximate value $566,000.

These awards will foster close collaboration with and facilitate the exchange of ideas and information among researchers at NASA, industry, academia, and other government agencies to benefit the nation’s aeronautics community.

The Airspace Systems Program conducts cutting-edge research that will enable the Next Generation Air Transportation System. In partnership with the Joint Planning and Development Office, the program will help develop the concepts, capabilities and technologies that will lead to the significant enhancements in capacity, efficiency and flexibility needed to meet the nation’s airspace and airportal requirements for decades to come.

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