Research Partners

Northrop Grumman Space Technology
NGST develops a broad range of systems at the leading edge of space, defense and electronics technology. Building on a heritage of innovation, we create sophisticated products that contribute significantly to the nation's security and leadership in science and technology.

NGST is partnering with the ISSL on UAV Power Systems and In Space Manufacturing programs.

Boeing Phantom Works
Phantom Works is the advanced research and development unit and catalyst of innovation for the Boeing enterprise. It is where dreams about the future of flight and space travel are turned into reality.

As an element of the Boeing Technology organization, Phantom Works' mission is to provide advanced systems solutions (like advanced homeland security and air traffic management) and breakthrough technologies (like advanced avionics and composite materials) that significantly improve the performance, quality and affordability of aerospace products and services.

3M Company
3M is a diversified technology company with a worldwide presence in the following markets: consumer and office; display and graphics; electro and communications; health care; industrial; safety, security and protection services; and transportation. 3M is a global enterprise characterized by substantial intercompany cooperation in research, manufacturing and marketing of products.

NASA Glenn Research Center
NASA's vision is: To improve life here, To extend life to there, To find life beyond. NASA's mission is: To understand and protect our home planet, To explore the Universe and search for life, To inspire the next generation of only NASA can. As one of NASA's 10 field centers, the John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field makes many unique contributions that fulfill the vision and enable the mission.

Air Force Research Lab