Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. of San Marcos, CA announced that it was awarded a contract with NASA to develop an innovative hybrid motor propulsion solution utilizing a novel bi-axial fuel grain design. This system will be significantly shorter than conventional hybrid motor systems, while still maintaining the traditional advantages commonly associated with hybrid rockets: safety,...Continue reading
Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. of San Marcos, CA announced that it has signed an agreement with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to conduct propulsion-related tests of the fuel/oxidizer combination intended for a Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) to be used in a future sample return mission. Parabilis will design and construct the test article, and perform a...Continue reading
Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. announced that it was awarded a Phase II contract to further develop and commercialize an innovative, high-performance, additively-manufactured, 100-lbf class RCS thruster that uses liquid methane and LOx as propellants. The thruster features a monolithic design and numerous integrated cooling channels that are only possible because of additive manufacturing. The design...Continue reading
Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. announced that it was awarded a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a densified methane gel for use as a rocket propellant. This contract includes the design of an electric pump specifically for high density “gelled” propellants. The innovations from this contract should enable the use...Continue reading
Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. announced that it has been certified as a qualified HUBZone business concern by the SBA. Parabilis is now eligible for HUBZone consideration when competing for government business opportunities, and will be included on the list of qualified HUBZone business concerns.
Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. announced that it was awarded a NASA SBIR contract and a NASA STTR contract for the development of two innovative propulsion systems. The SBIR award is to develop a liquid oxygen/liquid methane RCS-class thruster manufactured as a monolithic structure using 3D printing processes. This work will be performed in collaboration with...Continue reading