Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberNNH20ZDA001N-XRP
Opportunity TitleROSES 2020: Exoplanets Research
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeGrant, Cooperative Agreement
Post DateFebruary 14, 2020 (Friday)
Last Updated DateMarch 20, 2020 (Friday)
Close DateMarch 27, 2020 (Friday)

Funding Detail Description

The close date above is the date for the Step-1/NOI submission. See the solicitation for the Step-2 due date. Step-2 proposals cannot be submitted if a Step-1 proposal was not submitted. NOTICE: Amended March 20, 2020. In order to streamline the process for organizations still adapting to the COVID-19 emergency, this program is changing from Step-1 proposals (which must be submitted by an AOR) to Mandatory Notices of Intent (NOIs - which can be submitted by the PI but may only be submitted via NSPIRES). NOIs are due on the original Step-1 due date of March 27, 2020. Proposers who have already submitted a Step-1 proposal need not take any additional action. Proposers who have a Step-1 proposal in process may still submit the Step-1 by the due date or may submit an NOI instead. Note that as a result of this conversion, any Step-1 proposal submitted between the date of this amendment and the due date will be marked as late by NSPIRES, but as long as it is submitted by the due date, it will be considered on time by NASA. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science Mission Directorate (SMD) released its annual omnibus Research Announcement (NRA), Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) – 2020 (OMB Approval Number 2700-0092, CFDA Number 43.001) on February 14, 2020. In this case 'omnibus' means that this NRA has many individual program elements, each with its own due dates and topics. All together these cover the wide range of basic and applied supporting research and technology in space and Earth sciences supported by SMD. Awards will be made as grants, cooperative agreements, contracts, and inter- or intra-agency transfers, depending on the nature of the work proposed, the proposing organization, and/or program requirements. However, most extramural research awards deriving from ROSES will be grants, and many program elements of ROSES specifically exclude contracts, because contracts would not be appropriate for the nature of the work solicited. The typical period of performance for an award is three years, but some programs may allow up to five years and others specify shorter periods. In most cases, organizations of every type, Government and private, for profit and not-for-profit, domestic and foreign (with some caveats), may submit proposals without restriction on teaming arrangements. Tables listing the program elements and due dates, the full text of the ROSES-2020 solicitation, and the 'Summary of Solicitation' as a stand-alone document, may all be found NSPIRES at http://solicitation.nasaprs.com/ROSES2020. This synopsis is associated with one of the individual program elements within ROSES, but this is a generic summary that is posted for all ROSES elements. For specific information on this particular program element download and read the PDF of the text of this program element by going to Tables 2 or 3 of this NRA at http://solicitation.nasaprs.com/ROSES2020table2 and http://solicitation.nasaprs.com/ROSES2020table3, respectively, click the title of the program element of interest, a hypertext link will take you to a page for that particular program element. On that page, on the right side under 'Announcement Documents' the link on the bottom will be to the PDF of the text of the call for proposals. For example, if one were interested in The Lunar Data Analysis Program (NNH20ZDA001N-LDAP) one would follow the link to the NSPIRES page for that program element and then to read the text of the call one would click on “C.8 Lunar Data Analysis (.PDF)” to download the text of the call. If one wanted to set it into the context of the goals, objectives and know the default rules for all elements within Appendix C, the planetary science division, one might download and read “C.1 Planetary Science Research Program Overview (.PDF)” from that same page. While the letters and numbers are different for each element within ROSES (A.12, B.7, etc.) the basic configuration is always the same, e.g., the letter indicates the Science Division (A is Earth Science, B is Heliophysics etc.) and whatever the letter, #1 is always the overview. Frequently asked questions for ROSES are posted at http://science.nasa.gov/researchers/sara/faqs. Questions concerning general ROSES-2020 policies and procedures may be directed to Max Bernstein, Lead for Research, Science Mission Directorate, at sara@nasa.gov, but technical questions concerning specific program elements should be directed to the point(s) of contact for that particular element, who may be found either at the end of the individual program element in the summary table of key information or on the web list of topics and points of contact at: http://science.nasa.gov/researchers/sara/program-officers-list. Not all program elements are known at the time of the release of ROSES. To be informed of new program elements or amendments to this NRA, proposers may subscribe to: (1) The SMD mailing lists (by logging in at http://nspires.nasaprs.comand checking the appropriate boxes under 'Account Management' and 'Email Subscriptions'), (2) The ROSES-2020 RSS feed for amendments, clarifications, and corrections to at http://science.nasa.gov/researchers/sara/grant-solicitations/ROSES-2020, and (3) The ROSES-2020 due date Google calendar. Instructions are at https://science.nasa.gov/researchers/sara/library-and-useful-links (link from the words due date calendar).

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameNASA Headquarters
Important Dates
Post DateFebruary 14, 2020 (Friday)
Close DateMarch 27, 2020 (Friday)
Last Updated DateMarch 20, 2020 (Friday)
Archive DateApril 26, 2020 (Sunday)
Awards DetailNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Additional InformationClick on the following link to see the full text of the announcement for this funding opportunity.
Additional Information URLhttp://solicitation.nasaprs.com/ROSES2020

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 43.001 - Science

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Category Explanation

  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • Others

Additional Information on Eligibility

  • Proposers must be affiliated with an institution at nspires.nasaprs.com/ and, in general, NASA provides funding only to US institutions. Organizations outside the U.S. that propose on the basis of a policy of no-exchange-of-funds; consult the Guidebook for Proposers (http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/procurement/nraguidebook/) for specific details. Some NRAs may be issued jointly with a non-U.S. organization, e.g., those concerning guest observing programs for jointly sponsored space science programs, that will contain additional special guidelines for non-U.S. participants. Also reference the Guidebook for Proposers for special instructions for proposals from non-U.S. organizations that involve U.S. personnel for whom NASA support is requested.

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactRichard Eckman
Earth Science Division
Telephone: (202) 358-2567
Email: richard.s.eckman@nasa.gov
Galen Fowler
Heliophysics Division
Telephone: (202) 358-0039
Email: galen.fowler@nasa.gov
Douglas Hudgins
(Direct questions about this funding announcement to:)