For Researchers: ROSES Blog

Aug 15, 2017
The proposal due dates C.8 Lunar Data Analysis Program delayed. Step-1 proposals are now due November 30, 2017. Step-2 proposals are due March 1, 2018. The NASA point of contact for this program element is Robert Fogel, who may be reached at
Aug 9, 2017
IceBridge ( is a NASA airborne science mission collecting altimetry, radar, and other geophysical observations to monitor and characterize the Earth’s polar sea ice, glaciers, and continental ice sheets. Begun in 2009, the mission’s primary goal is to... Read More
Aug 8, 2017
The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) Mission was originally conceived to support improved sampling of ocean surface winds in tropical cyclones, by reducing the revisit time and lowering the sensitivity to precipitation relative to previous satellite-based wind observations, such... Read More
Aug 7, 2017
The Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III (SAGE III) was launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on 19 February 2017. The SAGE III instrument’s primary objective is to monitor the vertical distribution of aerosols, ozone, and other trace gases in the Earth’s stratosphere and... Read More
Aug 4, 2017
The New Worlds, New Horizons report of the Astro2010 Decadal Survey observed that key challenges in theoretical astrophysics "are of a scale and complexity that require sustained, multi-institutional collaborations," but that there was "no mechanism to support these coordinated efforts at the... Read More
Aug 2, 2017
Amendment 18 presents final text for program element A.39 Earth Science Applications: Health and Air Quality, which seeks proposals for the use of Earth observations in air quality management and public health, particularly regarding infectious disease and environmental health issues. The area... Read More
Jul 18, 2017
Amendment 17 delays the due dates and clarifies the limitations on the kind of salaries NASA will cover in response to successful proposals to program element A.36 New Investigator Program in Earth Science.
Jul 11, 2017
ROSES-17 Amendment 16 announces updates to the Proposal Information Package and Questions and Answers and a delay of due date for C.22 OSIRIS REx Participating Scientists Program.
Jul 11, 2017
In response to questions from proposers NASA has removed the requirement for proposers to A.37, The Science of TERRA, AQUA, and SUOMI NPP to include the SIPS funding in the proposal. Instead, proposers must merely state whether the proposal is Category 1 or 2 and provide pertinent information... Read More
Jul 11, 2017
Amendment 15 changes program element C.2 Solar System Workings so that it no longer uses a two-step proposal submission process common in Appendix C.
Jul 5, 2017
In program element D.11 the TESS Guest Investigator Program, the reference in Section 1.1 to detection of transiting exoplanets near the ecliptic poles (optimal for JWST follow-up) should have said "with periods up to 120 days." This has been corrected. The due dates remain unchanged. New text is... Read More
Jul 5, 2017
Included in the release of ROSES-2017 in February was a placeholder for program element C.24, Instruments For Gondola For High-Altitude Planetary Science, with a notice that the Planetary Science Division may solicit proposals for this program element as part of ROSES-2017.
Jun 28, 2017
ROSES-17 Amendment 13 releases final text for D.11 TESS Guest Investigator - Cycle 1, which replaces in its entirety the placeholder text released with the ROSES-17 NRA in February.
Jun 19, 2017
Amendment 12 announces that the Swift Guest Investigator program - Cycle 14 can award NuSTAR observations through a joint program with the NuSTAR mission.