Research Information: Elements Overview
NASA’s Human Research Program is responsible for the oversight and coordination of a wide range of ongoing studies, experiments, and projects. HRP research and research management activities are divided among six elements: International Space Station Medical Project, Human Health and Countermeasures, Exploration Medical Capability, Behavioral Health and Performance, Space Human Factors and Habitability, and the Science Management Office.
Fellowships will be competitively available for two years in any laboratory in the United States carrying out ground-based, space-related biomedical/biotechnological research in accordance with the NSBRI's goals.
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NASA Postdoctoral Program
The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) offers unique research opportunities to highly talented national and international individuals to engage in ongoing NASA research programs at a NASA Center, NASA Headquarters, or at a NASA-affiliated research institution.
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Science Management Office
The Science Management Office plans, coordinates, and oversees all HRP research and development projects. Based on NASA’s current needs, Science Management Office personnel assess the research areas of greatest importance and prioritize resources and research teams accordingly, ensuring integration and unity of purpose across projects and facilities.
In addition to coordinating research activities within the Human Research Program, the Science Management Office also works to cultivate strategic research partnerships with other domestic and international agencies.