Mar 3, 2016

Release of Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2016

Dear Colleagues,
This is the letter from SARA, a short update for NASA scientists. Our omnibus solicitation "Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences" (ROSES) for 2016 was released on Friday February 19, 2016.

As always, we have many different calls for proposals on a wide range of basic and applied supporting research and technology in space and Earth sciences, each with its own due date. will take you to the main NSPIRES web page for ROSES where you can download PDF versions of the whole ROSES, or just select program elements. Also, Table 2 lists (and links to) individual programs in order of due date at: and Table 3 lists (and links to) individual programs organized by subject area at:

The big change to ROSES this year is that all salaries and overhead including that for NASA civil servants must be included in the NSPIRES cover page budgets, but these will automatically be redacted for peer review.

For more information on what’s changed in ROSES this year please see our FAQ at and read Section I(c), of the ROSES-2016 Summary of Solicitation.

We will be adding new opportunities into ROSES over the course of the year, and you can track all updates, amendments and corrections to ROSES-16 and subscribe to a convenient RSS feed see:

The names, email addresses and phone numbers of the program officers can be found at:

Max Bernstein