National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

Research and Technologies for Aerospace Propulsion Systems 2 (RTAPS2)


The NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC) has awarded “Research and Technologies for Aerospace Propulsion Systems 2” (RTAPS2). This contract supports key challenges in the areas of communications, structures & materials, power, propulsion systems for aeronautics vehicles; and propulsion and communication systems for space missions and vehicles.

The objective of this contract is to develop, demonstrate, and verify advanced technologies as part of NASA’s on-going, long-term aerospace research programs in these areas. The Glenn Research Center plans to develop competitive task-order contract instruments for the technology areas listed below.

These requirements resulted in multiple awards to various contractors that can meet or exceed requirements in the following four (4) technology areas:

The following RTAPS2 pages are currently available.