ROSES-2018 Clarifications, corrections and amendments

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Jun 5, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 16 releases text for program element A.46 Deep Space Climate Observatory Science Team.
Jun 1, 2018
The page limit for the central Science-Technical-Management section of proposals for ROSES-18 C.23 Instrument Concepts for Europa Exploration 2 is 15 pages. New text is in bold and deleted text is struck through. The due dates are unchanged.
Jun 1, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 15 changes the text and delays the proposal due date for A.37 Earth Science Applications: Disaster Risk Reduction and Response.
May 31, 2018
This amendment releases final text for K2 Guest Observer (GO) Cycle 7, program element D.7. Owing to the limited amount of spacecraft fuel remaining, Cycle 7 is comprised of Campaign 20 only.
May 17, 2018
This amendment presents final text for program element C.23 Instrument Concepts for Europa Exploration 2.
May 14, 2018
This Amendment creates a new opportunity in program element C.24 Apollo Next Generation Sample Analysis (ANGSA).
May 10, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 11 presents final text for program element B.12 Heliophysics Space Weather Operations to Research. Notices of Intent are requested by June 22, 2018 and 10-page proposals are due by August 3, 2018.
May 4, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 10: Final text released for program element A.4 Terrestrial Ecology Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment – Phase 2.
Solar System
Apr 26, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 9: Instrument Concepts for Europa Exploration 2 draft text has been released for community comment. Responses are due by May 11.
Apr 13, 2018
Program element D.15 Astrophysics Science SmallSat Studies supports six-month studies of spaceflight mission concepts that can be accomplished for low cost using small spacecraft in standard form factors, including CubeSats, CubeSat constellations, Expendable Launch Vehicle Secondary Payload... Read More
Apr 11, 2018
In Section 5 of A.37 Earth Science Applications: Disaster Risk Reduction and Response two items on the list had erroneous references to other Sections of the text. Those have been corrected. New text is in bold. Also, a FAQ has been posted for this program element under "Other Documents".
Apr 10, 2018
The Early Career Investigator Program (ECIP) in Heliophysics is designed to support outstanding scientific research and career development of scientists and engineers at the early stage of their professional careers. The program aims to encourage innovative research initiatives and cultivate... Read More
Apr 10, 2018
ROSES-18 Amendment 6: The due dates for program element C.18 LARS Laboratory Analysis of Returned Samples have been delayed and some small changes have been made to the text. Step-1 proposals are due by May 24, 2018, and Step-2 proposals are due by July 26, 2018. Moreover, the text in Section 2.2... Read More
Mar 15, 2018
The Planetary Major Equipment and Facilities (PMEF) program element allows proposals for the purchase or development of new or upgraded non-flight analytical, computational, telescopic, and other instrumentation to be used in investigations in Planetary Science Division research programs.

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