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Apply for a Downlink

The proposal period for In-Flight Education Downlink Expedition 71 proposals is Sept 18-Nov 14, 2023.

In-flight education downlinks are opportunities for students and educators to interact with astronauts onboard the International Space Station. This opportunity is available to both formal and informal U.S.-based education organizations. Expedition 71 downlinks will tentatively occur between March-Sept 2024.

For details about proposal guidelines, review the Downlinks Planning Guide and watch the Proposal Process Overview Video.

Please reach out to the Downlinks team at JSC-Downlinks@mail.nasa.gov with questions.

Attend a Virtual Question & Answer Session.

Wed, Sept 27
Noon–1 p.m. CT

Thurs, Oct 19
6-7 p.m. CT

Wed, Nov 8
9-10 a.m. CT

Please reach out to the Downlinks team at JSC-Downlinks@mail.nasa.gov with questions.

To Apply:

  • Upload your completed proposal form and supporting documents in NASA STEM Gateway. Please submit documents as a PDF.