Small Spacecraft Technology Program Selects New Projects
On August 9, after evaluating numerous Edison Small Satellite Demonstration Mission proposals from university, industry and government researchers, the Space Technology Program announced the selection of teams to negotiate contracts to conduct small spacecraft technology flight projects beginning this year.
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Edison Program Seeks Proposals for Small Satellite Demonstrations
The Edison Program released a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) requesting proposals for low-cost, flight demonstrations of small satellite technology on February 2, 2012. The topic areas of interest in this solicitation will be limited to demonstrations of communications systems for small satellites, proximity operations with small satellites and propulsion systems for Cubesat-scale spacecraft. Other technology and application demonstrations will be addressed in future solicitations. This will be a two-step solicitation with a mandatory Executive Summary due on March 4, 2012 and invited proposals due in May. Details and submission instructions can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/7an7lcs
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