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Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Headquarters, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Headquarters Acquisition Branch, Code 210.H
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  • Original Grant - Apr 14, 2005
Applications Due:

Aug 1, 2005

total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: Not Available
type of funding: Grant, Cooperative Agreement

Release Date: April 22, 2005
Preproposal Conference: May 19, 2005
Notice of Intent: June 15, 2005
Proposals Due: August 1, 2005

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science Mission Directorate (SMD) is releasing a NASA Announcement of Opportunity (AO), for the Discovery Program 2005 and Missions of Opportunity. NASA intends to select a Discovery mission to launch by December 31, 2012. A Mission of Opportunity may also be selected. The Discovery Program AO solicits investigations that meet the goals of planetary system(s) exploration encompassing the scientific objectives of the NASA Solar System Division (excluding Mars) and the search for extrasolar planetary systems element of the NASA Universe Division.

Investigation teams are to be led by a single Principal Investigator (PI), with participation open to all categories of organizations, foreign and domestic, including industry, educational institutions, nonprofit organization, NASA centers, and other Government agencies. This solicitation will be open from April 22, 2005, through August 1, 2005. A Discovery Preproposal Conference will be scheduled approximately three weeks after the AO is released. Details for this conference and an expanded version of this Announcement of Intent will be posted at http://discovery.larc.nasa.gov/discovery/. Upon the release date, the full text of the AO and all appendices will be available electronically via the World Wide Web site http://nspires.nasaprs.com/. Questions or comments about this intention to release a Discovery AO may be addressed to the NASA Discovery Program Scientist: Dr. Susan M. Niebur, Discovery Program Scientist, Solar System Division, Science Mission Directorate, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC 20546-0001; E-mail: susan.m.niebur@nasa.gov, Telephone: (202) 358-0745; Facsimile: (202) 358-3097.

This is a broad agency announcement as specified in FAR 6.102(d) (2).

Notwithstanding the posting of this opportunity at FedBizOpps.gov, Grants.gov, or at both sites, NASA reserves the right to determine the appropriate award instrument for each proposal selected pursuant to this announcement.

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More Information:

Click on the following link to see the full text of the announcement for this funding opportunity.

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: NAIS Support
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Dr. Susan M. Niebur

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