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ROSES 2013 Clarifications, corrections and amendments Appendix C.12 MDAP proposal due date 10/23/2013

Description: Amendment 23: Appendix C.12, The Mars Data Analysis Program proposal due date for proposals is now Wednesday, October 23, 2013 because of the Government shutdown.

The objective of the Mars Data Analysis Program (MDAP) is to enhance the scientific return from missions to Mars conducted by NASA and other space agencies. These include, but are not limited to, the following missions: Mars Pathfinder (MPF), Mars Global Surveyor (MGS), Mars Odyssey (MO), Mars Exploration Rovers (MERs), Mars Express (MEX), Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), and Phoenix (PHX).  MDAP broadens scientific participation in the analysis of mission data sets and funds high-priority areas of research that support planning for future Mars missions. MDAP supports scientific investigations of Mars using publicly available (released) data.
The proposal due date for Appendix C.12, the Mars Data Analysis Program, had been October 4, 2013, but was delayed during the Government shutdown. The new due date for proposals is Wednesday, October 23, 2013.
On or about October 18, 2013, this Amendment to the NASA Research Announcement "Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2013" (NNH13ZDA001N) will be posted on the NASA research opportunity homepage at and will appear on the RSS feed at:
Questions concerning this amendment and Appendix C.12, MDAP, may be directed to Mitchell Schulte, Planetary Science Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546-0001. Telephone: (202) 358-2127; E-mail:


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