ROSES-2018 Clarifications, corrections and amendments

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Solar System
Dec 11, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 43 creates the new program element C.29 Astrodynamics in Support of Icy Worlds Missions, which solicits the formulation, maturation, and validation of promising astrodynamics analysis tools. The development of these open-source codes has the potential to uncover new mission... Read More
Dec 11, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 42 announces that program B.9 Heliophysics Grand Challenges Research - Science Centers will not be solicited in ROSES-2019. Instead, proposers should refer to B.13 Heliophysics Phase I DRIVE Science Centers.
Dec 11, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 41 announces that program element B.11 Heliophysics U.S. Participating Investigator will not be solicited in ROSES-2018. It is anticipated that it will be solicited in ROSES-2019.
Dec 7, 2018
SMD’s Advanced Information Systems Technology (AIST) Program identifies, develops, and supports adoption of information technology expected to be needed by the Earth Science Division in the 5-20-year timeframe, as described in ROSES-18 Appendix A.1. Currently, the AIST Program is organized around... Read More
Dec 3, 2018
ROSES-2018 Amendment 39 releases an advance version of what will be Studies with ICESat-2 (program element A.34). For now, the due dates are TBD. Final due dates will be announced no earlier than 90 days after the first public release of calibrated and validated data.
Nov 30, 2018
Program element D.8 Strategic Astrophysics Technology has been clarified. In Section 1.3 the words "normal incidence" have been added between "…large space-based segmented" and "mirror telescopes".
Nov 30, 2018
D.6 Fermi Cycle 12 has been changed in three ways: 1) A new Section 1.3 has been inserted on the solar array anomaly and its implications on nonuniform sky coverage and Fermi's ability to respond to Targets of Opportunity and to perform pointed observations; 2) lower number of expected awards due... Read More
Nov 30, 2018
Amendment 38 releases final text for program element B.13 Heliophysics DRIVE Science Centers.
Nov 27, 2018
Amendment 37 releases final text for program element D.8 Strategic Astrophysics Technology (SAT).
Nov 7, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 36 removes from ROSES program element D.7 the K2 Guest Observer (GO) Program. 
Nov 5, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 35: Second Opportunity for Heliophysics Space Weather Operations to Research This amendment presents a second opportunity in program element B.14 Second Heliophysics Space Weather Operations to Research.
Nov 2, 2018
A number of small changes have been made to C.3 Solar System Workings (SSW): Section 2.1 Exclusions has been updated to include reference to C.24 Apollo Next Generation Sample Analysis Program and clarify the edge between SSW and C.7 
Oct 19, 2018
Final text released for C.28 Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads.
Oct 15, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 33: ROSES-18 Amendment 33: D.10 Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) Guest Observer (GO) Cycle 5 Due Date Change. The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) Guest Observer (GO) Program solicits proposals for basic research relevant to the NuSTAR mission.

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