The 2017 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship Program (for graduate students) has been released. The maximumamount of a NESSF award has been increased to $45,000 per Year. Proposals are due February 1, 2017. For more information see the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship 2017 web page on NSPIRES.
- Research Opportunities in Earth and Space Science has been posted at http://solicitation.nasaprs.com/ROSES2016
- ROSES-2016 clarifications, corrections and amendments feed may be found at http://science.nasa.gov/researchers/sara/grant-solicitations/roses-2016/
- Table 2 of all program elements organized by due date may be found at http://solicitation.nasaprs.com/ROSES2016table2
- Table 3 of all program elements organized by subject matter may be found at http://solicitation.nasaprs.com/ROSES2016table3
- The FAQ on whats new in ROSES-2016 may be found at http://science.nasa.gov/researchers/sara/faqs/#1
- And a FAQ on how to redact all salary and overhead from ROSES budgets may be found at http://science.nasa.gov/researchers/sara/how-to-guide/nspires-CSlabor/
- FAQ on what's new in ROSES
- FAQ on data management plans
- FAQ on (not) collaborating with the people's republic of China
Life Detection Centennial Challenge RFI
NASA is seeking input on a life detection Centennial Challenge proposed to start in 2017. The challenge focuses on building and demonstrating a scientific instrument capable of detecting evidence of Earth-type life in a small (10 mL) liquid sample provided to the instrument. Comments must be submitted in electronic form no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on January 27, 2017, to Ms. Monsi Roman at HQ-STMD-CentennialChallenges@mail.nasa.gov. Please use Life Detection Challenge RFI on the subject line. The full text of the Request For Information (RFI) is available at https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=816f28a096b0afa5db189264e7e95b96&tab=core&_cview=0. The main point of contact for this RFI is Melinda E. Swenson, who may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.