NASA selects Global Aerospace & Northrop Grumman for Titan Atmospheric Rover

“Titan is a cold, harsh environment that poses many technical challenges for any lighter-than-air exploration platform, but TWA has the potential to overcome these challenges with simple yet innovative engineering approaches to pressure management, lift generation, and maneuverability,” said Dr. Benjamin Goldman, principal investigator of the Phase I SBIR effort.    

Global Aerospace Corporation Nasa Titan Atmospheric Rover

Titan Winged Aerobot

IRWINDALE, CA, July 6, 2016 – Global Aerospace Corporation announced today that, in collaboration with Northrop Grumman, it will be developing a new exploration vehicle for Saturn’s moon, Titan. Under a 2016 Phase I NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract, the team will develop the Titan Winged Aerobot (TWA) concept and produce a proof-of-concept prototype for Earth-based testing. TWA, inspired […]