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NIAC 2015 Phase I and Phase II Selections



Engblom, William
Virtual Flight Demonstration of Stratospheric Dual-Aircraft Platform
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3966
Graf, John
Thirsty Walls – A new paradigm for air revitalization in life support
NASA Johnson Space Center
Houston, TX 77058-3607
Hecht, Michael
A Tall Ship and a Star to Steer Her By
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Haystack Observatory
Westford, MA 01886-1299
Lewis, John
In-Space Manufacture of Storable Propellants
Deep Space Industries
Anacortes, WA 98221-3219
Lubin, Philip
DEEP IN Directed Energy Propulsion for Interstellar Exploration
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001
Oleson, Steven
Triton Hopper: Exploring Neptune’s Captured Kuiper Belt Object
NASA Glenn Research Center
Cleveland, OH 44135-3127
Peck, Mason
Soft-Robotic Rover with Electrodynamic Power Scavenging
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-7501
Plescia, Jeffrey
Seismic Exploration of Small Bodies
Johns Hopkins University
Laurel, MD 20723-6099
Paxton, Larry
CRICKET: Cryogenic Reservoir Inventory by Cost-Effective Kinetically Enhanced Technology
Johns Hopkins University
Laurel, MD 20723-6099
Sercel, Joel
APIS (Asteroid Provided In-Situ Supplies): 100MT Of Water from a Single Falcon 9
ICS Associates Inc.
Lake View Terrace, CA 91342-6810
Stoica, Adrian
WindBots: persistent in-situ science explorers for gas giants
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, CA 91109-8001
Tabirian, Nelson
Thin-Film Broadband Large Area Imaging System
BEAM Engineering for Advanced Measurements Co.
Winter Park, FL 32789-7101
Ulmer, Melville
Aperture: A Precise Extremely large Reflective Telescope Using Re-configurable Elements
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208-0884
Wang, Joseph
CubeSat with Nanostructured Sensing Instrumentation for Planetary Exploration
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1192
Youngquist, Robert
Cryogenic Selective Surfaces
NASA Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899-0001


Atchison, Justin
Swarm Flyby Gravimetry
Johns Hopkins University
Laurel, MD 20723-6005
Chen, Bin
3D Photocatalytic Air Processor for Dramatic Reduction of Life Support Mass and Complexity
University of California Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1099

Nosanov, Jeffrey
PERISCOPE: PERIapsis Subsurface Cave Optical Explorer
Nosanov Consulting, LLC 
Bethesda, MD 20814-5729

Oleson, Steven
Titan Submarine: Exploring the Depths of Kraken Mare
NASA Glenn Research Center 
Cleveland, OH 44135-3127

Paul, Michael
SCEPS in Space – Non-Radioisotope Power Systems for Sunless Solar System Exploration Missions
Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA 16803-2216

Stoica, Adrian
Trans-Formers for Lunar Extreme Environments: Ensuring Long-Term Operations in Regions of Darkness and Low Temperatures
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, CA 91109-8001

Wiegmann, Bruce
Heliopause Electrostatic Rapid Transit System (HERTS)
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Huntsville, AL 35812-2000