NASA EPSCoR Rapid Response Research Opportunities

Posted on: June 29, 2018   |   Categories: Announcements, NASA EPSCoR
NASA EPSCoR Rapid Response Research Opportunities (1-yr, $100,000)

NASA EPSCoR Headquarters is launching a new Rapid Response Research program aimed at increasing interaction between EPSCoR jurisdiction researchers and NASA Mission Directorates.Proposals must be approved by and submitted through the jurisdiction NASA EPSCoR director (Edward Duke).

  1. Proposals are short (2-3 pages) and limited to a budget of $100,000 for a period of performance of one year.
  2. A maximum of five awards are expected under this announcement.
  3. Proposals do not require matching funds.
  4. Proposals may be submitted at any time 6/18/2018 through 6/18/2019.
  5. Proposals will be reviewed quickly and awards will be made as quickly as possible.
  6. Proposals must address one of the following topics defined by NASA:

Commercial Spaceflight Development topics:

  • Characterization of C-18150 Additively Manufactured material (p. 13)
  • Characterization of Inconel 625 Blown Powder Freeform Deposition material (p. 15)
  • Characterization of GLIDCOP Additively Manufactured material (p. 17)
  • Characterization of Bimetallic Joints using Copper-based alloys (p. 19)
  • Investigate potential of Mars and Lunar resources (p. 21)
  • Investigation of Mars Compatible Plants (p. 24)

Planetary Exploration topics (extreme environments such as Venus, Io, Earth volcanoes, deep sea vent):

  • High-Temperature Subsystems and Components for Long-Duration (months) Surface Operations (p. 11)
  • Aerial Platforms for Missions to Measure Atmospheric Chemical and Physical Properties (p. 11)

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please contact Ed Duke.