For Researchers: ROSES Blog

Solar System
Jan 20, 2022
Amendment 64 releases for community comment draft text of Preparatory Science Investigations for Europa, to be released in its final form in ROSES-2022.
Solar System
Jan 18, 2022
C.16 Laboratory Analysis of Returned Samples (LARS) solicits (among other things) proposals to conduct analytical studies of astromaterials already returned by planetary missions. Samples must be publicly available at least 30 days prior to the submission of a LARS proposal. 
Universe, Solar System, Sun, Space Biology, Physical Sciences, Citizen Science
Jan 12, 2022
The Citizen Science Seed Funding Program (CSSFP; F.9 of ROSES-2021) aims to incubate citizen science projects as they are being conceived or during critical transitions, like the year when they are first launched or beta tested (i.e., when the first group of volunteers is invited to try the project... Read More
Solar System
Dec 17, 2021
The objective of C.30 the OSIRIS-REx Sample Analysis Participating Scientist Program (ORSA-PSP) is to enhance the scientific return during the sample analysis operational phase of the OSIRIS-REx mission by expanding participation in the mission through new investigations that broaden and/or... Read More
Solar System
Dec 15, 2021
Program element C.17 the Planetary Science Enabling Facilities (PSEF) Program allows proposals for experimental and analytical facilities to be made available to the community that does research under the programs supported by the Planetary Science Division in the Science Mission Directorate of... Read More
Solar System
Dec 9, 2021
The focus of C.29 Analog Activities to Support Artemis Lunar Operations: Desert RATS 2022 field campaign is on supporting high-fidelity science operations and operations constraints through planetary field campaigns, specifically the Desert Research and Technology Studies (D-RATS) 2022 field... Read More
Universe, Solar System, Sun, Earth, Space Biology, Physical Sciences
Nov 30, 2021
Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST ROSES-2021 F.5) solicits proposals from accredited U.S. universities and other eligible organizations for graduate student-designed and performed research projects that contribute to SMD's science, technology, and... Read More
Solar System
Nov 18, 2021
In response to recommendations from the Planetary Data Ecosystem Independent Review Board, Planetary Science Division will be changing its process to fund tools. Though they continue to be in scope for C.4 Planetary Data Archiving, Restoration, and Tools (PDART) this year in ROSES-2021, "Tools"... Read More
Solar System, Mars
Nov 17, 2021
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is developing the Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) mission for launch in 2024. MMX will orbit Mars, visit the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos, make close-up remote-sensing and in situ observations, and return a sample from Phobos.
Solar System
Nov 9, 2021
A typo has been corrected in Section 4.2 of C.26 EnVision VenSAR Science Team. That subsection is entirely devoted to the U.S. EnVision Mission Scientist position, but in one place it erroneously referred to the VeST Lead. This has been corrected. New text is in bold, deleted text is struck through... Read More
Solar System
Nov 4, 2021
Program element C.17 of ROSES 2021 is being changed from "Planetary Major Equipment and Facilities" to the "Planetary Science Enabling Facilities (PSEF) Program". The Planetary Science Enabling Facilities Program Element is expected to solicit proposals as part of ROSES 2021 for facilities and... Read More
Universe, Solar System, Sun, Earth, Space Biology, Physical Sciences
Oct 29, 2021
F.10 Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon has been clarified and updated in number of ways: Small changes were made to Section 3.2, and Section 6.2 now provides updated guidance on storage costs, budget reserves and proposers placing additional requirements for... Read More
Universe, Solar System, Sun, Space Biology, Physical Sciences, Citizen Science
Oct 22, 2021
The Citizen Science Seed Funding Program (CSSFP; F.9 of ROSES-2021) aims to incubate citizen science projects as they are being conceived or during critical transitions, like the year when they are first launched or beta tested (i.e., when the first group of volunteers is invited to try the project... Read More
Solar System
Oct 15, 2021
Section 4 of C.26 EnVision VenSAR Science Team has been clarified regarding Data Management Plans and roles, including the fact that only scientists at U.S. institutions will be considered for the roles of Team Leader, U.S. EnVision Mission Scientist, and EnVision SST Membership. New text is in... Read More

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