ROSES-2019 Clarifications, corrections and amendments

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Oct 25, 2019
ROSES-19 Amendment 46: This amendment releases final text for program element D.9, Cycle 6 of the NuSTAR General Observer (GO) Program.
Universe, Earth, Sun, Solar System
Oct 25, 2019
The Science Mission Directorate (SMD) provides a specialized computational infrastructure to support its research community, managed on its behalf by NASA’s High-End Computing (HEC) program (see Two major computing facilities are offered: the NASA Center for Climate... Read More
Universe, Exoplanets
Oct 17, 2019
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) Guest Investigator Program solicits proposals for the acquisition and analysis of scientific data from the TESS mission, a NASA Explorer mission that was launched in April 2018 and began science operations in July 2018. Additionally, proposals that... Read More
Oct 2, 2019
Last month NASA's Astrophysics division released text for program element D.12 Astrophysics Science Smallsat Studies that solicits studies of low-cost spaceflig
Sep 4, 2019
This amendment defers till ROSES-2020 the release of program elements D.3 Astrophysics Research and Analysis (APRA) and D.7 Strategic Astrophysics Technology (SAT).
Aug 22, 2019
The Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory Guest Investigator (GI) Program solicits proposals for basic research relevant to the Swift gamma-ray burst mission. The primary goal of this mission is to determine the origin of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) and use these bursts to probe the early Universe.
Universe, Stars
Aug 14, 2019
Amendment 27 releases final text and announces the final due date for program element D.11, The Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) Guest Observer (GO) program.
Universe, Earth, Sun, Solar System
Jul 9, 2019
On or about Tuesday July 9, 2019, three things will be changed in the ROSES-2019 Summary of Solicitation: The POC for Suborbital Reusable Launch Vehicles in Section V(b)iii will be updated, the section of Table 1 on References will link to ROSES FAQ #19 clarifying references to web pages/URLs, and... Read More
Jun 3, 2019
June 3, 2019. The NASA HQ programmatic point of contact for program element D.9 NuSTAR Guest Observer Cycle 6 has changed to Hashima Hasan, who may be reached at The technical point of contact remains Andrew Ptak, who may be reached at andrew... Read More
May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019. The Summary Table of Key Information in Section 4 of D.4 Astrophysics Theory Program (ATP) has been corrected to indicate that ~50-60 new awards are expected to be made in response to proposals to ATP in ROSES-2019, with an expected total first year budget of ~$8M.
Apr 5, 2019
Amendment 2 introduces a new program element as D.13, System-Level Segmented Telescope Design – Technology Maturation

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