ROSES-2018 Clarifications, corrections and amendments

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Mar 15, 2018
The Planetary Major Equipment and Facilities (PMEF) program element allows proposals for the purchase or development of new or upgraded non-flight analytical, computational, telescopic, and other instrumentation to be used in investigations in Planetary Science Division research programs.
Mar 15, 2018
In the text for A.36 Earth Science Applications: Water Resources some text in Section 2.1 that was accidentally left red following the editing process was changed to black and in Section 4.2 an incorrect reference "Step-1" has been changed to "Step-2".
Mar 15, 2018
A FAQ has been posted under "Other Documents" on the NSPIRES web page for D.14 SOFIA 4th Generation Instrumentation. This FAQ includes questions received since the release of the final text for this program element as well as a list of the changes between the draft text released in 2017 and the... Read More
Mar 15, 2018
An erroneous parenthetical reference in Section 2 of B.10 Heliophysics - Early Career Investigator Program (PDF) has been struck through and an updated FAQ has been posted under "Other Documents" on the NSPIRES web page for pr
Mar 14, 2018
This amendment delays due dates in anticipation of power loss to New England as a result of the upcoming storm.
Mar 13, 2018
This year the Planetary Science Division is particularly soliciting proposals that focus on the Moon, either directly or in comparison with other bodies.
Mar 6, 2018
Amendment 2 releases final text for program element D.14 SOFIA 4th Gen Instrumentation This program element solicits proposals for scientific investigations that would develop and use scientific instrumentation capable of achieving the goals of NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared... Read More
Feb 28, 2018
Notices have been added to the top of both the DALI and MatISSE program elements in an attempt to distinguish between the scope of these two calls.
Feb 22, 2018
LISA Preparatory Science is a new program element in ROSES-2018 to provide support for U.S. investigators involved in analysis and interpretation of simulated LISA data. Please note that for this program element NOIs are mandatory and due by 03/15/2018 and full proposals due 06/14/2018.
Feb 15, 2018
The Early Career Investigator Program (ECIP) in Heliophysics is designed to support outstanding scientific research and career development of scientists and engineers at the early stage of their professional careers. The program aims to encourage innovative research initiatives and cultivate... Read More
Feb 15, 2018
NASA's Science Mission Directorate announces the release of its annual omnibus solicitation for basic and applied research, Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES) 2018 at on or about February 14 2018.

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