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News Archive / Tagged: National Research Council

  • NASA seeks proposals for Europa mission’s science instruments

    Jim SharkeyJuly 17th, 2014

    NASA recently issued an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for proposals regarding  science instruments that could be flown aboard a future mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa. The selected instruments could potentially answer important questions about the icy moon and help guide the search for life beyond Earth.

  • NASA and CNES agree to proceed on SWOT mission

    Jim SharkeyMay 3rd, 2014

    NASA and the French Space Agency Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) have agreed to move forward with plans to jointly build, launch and operate a spacecraft that will conduct the first global survey of the Earth’s surface water and also map ocean surface height.  On Friday, May 2, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and CNES Presisdent […]

  • NIAC seeks innovative Phase II proposals

    Jim SharkeyApril 25th, 2014

    NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program is currently seeking proposals that could be used in future space exploration missions. The NIAC program, which is part of NASA’s  Space Technology Directorate, funds cutting-edge concepts which show potential to enable new capabilities, transform new missions or alter current approaches to building, launching and operating aerospace systems. Proposals […]

  • NASA Offers Space Tech Grants To Early Career University Faculty

    Press ReleaseJanuary 25th, 2014

    NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate is seeking proposals from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of outstanding early career faculty members who are beginning their independent careers. The grants will sponsor research in specific, high priority areas of interest to America’s space program.