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Resources to Support Research Proposal Development

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Resources to Support Research Proposal Development

Researchers can get more information on International Space Station research funding by contacting the following key personnel:

ISS Research Integration Office, Rod Jones, Manager, 281-244-7941

ISS Program Science Office, Julie Robinson, Program Scientist, 281-483-5582
ISS Research & Technology: www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/
Ensures science leadership at the highest level within the ISS Program Office, represents all research on the space station.

ISS Technology Demonstration Office, George C. Nelson, Manager, 281-244-8514
www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/tdemo/
For NASA-funded Astrophysics, Heliophysics, Space & Earth Sciences investigations, NASA-funded Technology Development investigations, and DoD investigations.

ISS National Laboratory Office, Mike Read, Manager, 281-244-7656
www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/nlab/
For other government agency funded investigations and non-profit / commercially funded investigations.

Space Life and Physical Sciences Research and Applications / ISS NASA Research Office, Sharon Conover, Manager, 281-244-8158 www.nasa.gov/directorates/heo/slpsra/index.html/
For NASA-funded Human Research Program investigations, NASA-funded Physical Science investigations, and NASA-funded Life Science investigations.

If you have additional questions that are not covered here, please call our help line at 281-244-6187 or e-mail us at jsc-iss-payloads-helpline@mail.nasa.gov. The phone is staffed during regular business hours, or messages may be issued after hours, and a representative will return the call on the next business day.

All Current Opportunities

› Human Research
› Technology Development and Demonstration
› Life and Physical Sciences
› Earth and Space Science

 

Human Research

Current Opportunities:

NASA Research Announcement  NNJ13ZSA002N-ILSRA: "Human Research Program International Life Sciences Research Announcement  -- Issued July 30, 2013. Step-1 proposals are due March 28, 2014. Invited Step-2 proposals are due May 23, 2014.
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Historical Opportunities:

NASA Research Announcement NNJ13ZSA002N-NSBRI: NSBRI Research and Technology Development to Support Crew Health and Performance in Space Exploration Missions -- Issued July 30, 2013. Appendix B Step-1 proposals are due September 4, 2013. Invited Appendix B Step-2 proposals are due December 3, 2013.

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NASA Research Announcement NNJ13ZSA002N: Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO) -- Issued July 30, 2013. Proposal due dates will be staggered throughout the HERO open period of July 30, 2013 to July 2014. The first proposal due date is September 4, 2013
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NASA Research Announcement NNJ13ZSA002N-TWINS: Differential Effects on Homozygous Twin Astronauts Associated with Differences in Exposure to Spaceflight Factors -- Issued July 30, 2013. This response area is Appendix D of the Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO) NRA (NNJ13ZSA002N). Appendix D proposals are due September 17, 2013.
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NASA Research Announcement NNJ11ZSA002NA: Research and Technology Development to Support Crew Health and Performance in Space Exploration Missions -- Issued Aug. 23, 2011. 2011 NASA Omnibus Step-1 Proposals Due Date: Sept. 22, 2011. 2011 NASA Step-1 Proposals Due Date: Sept. 22, 2011. 2011 NSBRI Step-1 Proposals Due Date: Sept. 22, 2011. Selection Date: April 30, 2012.
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NASA Research Announcement NNJ10ZSA003N: Research and Technology Development to Support Crew Health and Performance in Space Exploration Missions -- Issued July 23, 2010. Step 1 Due Date: Sept. 2, 2010. Step 2 Due Date: Dec. 1, 2010. Selection Date: April 30, 2010.
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NASA Research Announcement NNH10ZSA003L: NASA Request for Information (RFI) on Topics Supporting Crew Health and Performance -- Issued June 03, 2010. Response Date: June 17, 2010.
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NASA Research Announcement NNJ09ZSA002N: Research and Technology Development to Support Crew Health and Performance in Space Exploration Missions -- Issued July 31, 2009, Due Dates: Step-1 Proposals, September 3, 2009; Step-2 Proposals, December 3, 2009.
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Technology Development and Demonstration

Current Opportunities:

Currently no open opportunities

Historical Opportunities:

NASA Research Announcement: Research Opportunities for International Space Station Utilization, Solicitation: NNJ13ZBG001N (November 14, 2012)
› Link to Solicitation

NASA Research Announcement NNM11ZDA001K: NASA Broad Agency Announcement (BAA): Technology Demonstration Missions (TDM) Program -- Issued March 01, 2011, TDM NO Due: March 31, 2011, TDM Proposals Due: June 07, 2011.
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Life and Physical Sciences

Current Opportunities:

NASA Research Announcement NNH14ZTT002NResearch Opportunities for Flight Experiments in Space Biology -- Issued on or about Feb. 28, 2014. Short Step-1 Proposals due on March 28, 2014 at 5 PM Eastern Time.
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NASA Research Announcement NNH14ZTT001N: Spaceflight Research Opportunities in Space Biology -- Issued November 15, 2013. Short Step-1 Proposals Due December 19, 2013.
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Historical Opportunities:

NASA Research Announcement NNH13ZTT002N: Research Opportunities in Fundamental Physics -- Issued July 11, 2013. Notices of Intent Due; Aug. 15, 2013; Proposals Due Nov. 5, 2013.
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NASA Research Announcement NNH13ZTT001N: Research Opportunities in Complex Fluids and Macromolecular Biophysics -- Issued Dec. 21, 2012. Step 1 Proposal Due Date; Feb. 06, 2013; Step 2 Proposal Date Due Apr. 10, 2013.
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NASA Request for Information (RFI) NNH12ZTT001L: Development of Strategies for the Collection, Management, and Distribution, or access to, 'Omics-type' Data Collected in the Course of Space Biology Research -- Issued Dec. 11, 2012. RFIs Due Feb. 11, 2013.
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NASA Research Announcement NNH12ZTT001N: Research Opportunities in Space Biology -- Issued Sep 14, 2012. Step 1 Proposal Due Date: October 31, 2012; Step 2 Proposal Due Date: December 19, 2012.
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NASA Research Announcement (NRA) NNH11ZTT002N: Research Opportunities in Space Biology -- Issue September 30, 2011. PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 23, 2012.
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NASA Research Announcement NNH11ZTT001N: Research Opportunities in Fundamental Physics, Solicitation -- Issued July 29, 2011. Proposal Due Date: Sept. 7, 2011.
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NASA Research Announcement NNH10ZTT001N: Research Opportunities in Materials Science, Solicitation -- Issued Mar. 31, 2010, Step 1 Due Date: Apr. 30, 2010, Step 2 Due Date: July 8, 2010.
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NASA Research Announcement NNH09ZTT004N: Research Opportunities for Flight Experiments in Space Life Sciences: Biological Research In Canisters for Arabidopsis thaliana -- Issued Sept. 11, 2009, Due Date: Nov. 12, 2009.
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Research Opportunities in Combustion Science -- Release Date: May 18, 2009, Due Date: August 18, 2009.
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International Life Science Research Announcement -- Issued May 14, 2009, Due Date: Sept. 14, 2009.
› European Space Agency Investigators
› NASA Investigators, Solicitation NNH09ZTT002N
› Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency Investigators

 

Earth and Space Science

Current Opportunities:

Second Stand Alone Missions of Opportunity Notice (SALMON-2) Solicitation: NNH12ZDA006O -- Issued Feb. 07, 2012, Due Date: Feb. 6, 2017.
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Historical Opportunities:

NASA Research Announcement -- Issued Sep 03, 2008, Due Date: Sep 02, 2013.
› Stand Alone Missions of Opportunity Notice (SALMON) NNH08ZDA009O

NASA Research Announcement 2010 NNH10ZDA001N: Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) -- Issued Feb. 12, 2010, Due Date: Dec 31, 2011.
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DRAFT: Second Stand Alone Missions of Opportunity Notice (SALMON-2), Solicitation: NNH11ZDA017J. Release Date: Aug. 24, 2011. Close Date: Sept. 16, 2011.
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NASA Research Announcement Solicitation NNH11ZDA012O: Earth Venture -2 -- Issued June 17, 2011, EV2 NOIs Due Jul 22, 2011, EV2 Proposals Due: Sept. 15, 2011
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NASA Research Announcement NNH11ZDA002O: Explorer 2011 -- Issued Nov 01, 2010, EXPLORER11 NOIs Due: Dec 09, 2010, EXPLORER11 Proposals Due: Feb 16, 2011.
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NASA Announcement of Opportunity "Explorer Program: Small Explorers (SMEX) and Missions of Opportunity" Information (December 2007, archive).
› Link to Original Solicitation (NNH07ZDA003O)

 

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