Funding Opportunities: Grant Solicitations





The Third Stand Alone Missions of Opportunity Notice (SALMON-3 = NNH17ZDA004O) Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is an omnibus, meaning it hosts individual flight opportunities each with its own topic and due date. The Table of SALMON-3 PEA Due Dates has hypertext links to each program element appendix (PEA) in SALMON-3.

Added December 19, 2018: PEA N: Earth Venture Continuity (EVC)-1
Mandatory Notices of Intent (NOI) due: April 26, 2019, 11:59 PM EST
Last Date for submission of Questions: 11:59 pm eastern time on July 12, 2019
Due Date for Receipt of Electronic Proposals in NSPIRES: 11:59 pm eastern time on July 26, 2019


Future Solicitations

DRAFT 2019 Discovery AO Released for Community Comment

SMD released a draft of the Discovery 2019 AO on December 12, 2018. The text can be found on NSPIRES at NNH19ZDA009J. Questions and comments on the draft AO should be addressed to Dr. Curt Niebur at by February 11, 2019.

Heliophysics Explorers 2019 MIDEX AO Schedule

SMD intends to release a DRAFT 2019 Heliophysics (MIDEX) AO in January 2019 and a Final AO in June 2019. For more information read the text of the FBO at NNH19ZDA008L. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Dan Moses at:

Draft Astrophysics Small Explorers (SMEX) Released for Community Comment

DRAFT 2019 Astrophysics Small Explorer (SMEX) Announcement of Opportunity (AO) has been posted on NSPIRES as NNH19ZDA003J and the

DRAFT 2019 Astrophysics Explorers Mission of Opportunity Program Element Appendix has been posted on NSPIRES as NNH19ZDA004J.

Responses to comments will be given by email and posted in the SMEX/MO QAs section on the Astrophysics Explorers Program Acquisition websites at and; anonymity of persons/institutions who submit comments will be preserved.


Community Announcements

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