NASA has released a notice of license availability on SpaceCube 2.0 technologies in an effort to help the private sector commercialize government-owned inventions on space-based data processing systems and support further research and development work.
The notice posted Monday on the Federal Register said that NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center wants partners to manufacture SpaceCube boards based on several specifications.
Specifications include NASA spaceflight and NPR/ISO fabrication requirements, mount and rework capabilities, Level 1 parts program management experience, customer technical support functions and available test facilities.
NASA said the offered licensing covers these patent applications:
- SpaceCube 2.0 Flight Power Card – Application No. 14/040848
- SpaceCube 2.0 Micro – Application No. 14/040924
- SpaceCube 2.0 Flight Processor Card – Application No. 14/041407
- SpaceCube 2.0 Advanced Hybrid On-Board Data Processor – Application No. 12/570134
- SpaceCube 2.0 Processor Card, Engineering Model – Application No. 14/041510
The agency will accept licensing applications through Dec. 17.