NASA Solicitation: NASA ARMD Research Oportunities In Aeronautics NRA

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Monday, May 1, 2006


Synopsis - May 01, 2006

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNH06ZEA001N
Posted Date: May 01, 2006
FedBizOpps Posted Date: May 01, 2006
FedGrants Posted Date: May 01, 2006
Application Due Date Explanation: Proposal due dates for specific Thrust Areas and/or Projects are scheduled to start on or about June 30, 2006 and may continue through June 29, 2007. Detailed requirements for submission of Notices of Intent and Proposal Due Dates will be identified
Classification Code: A -- Research and Development
NAICS Code: 541710 - Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences

Grant Specific Information

Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Funding Instrument Type: Procurement Contract
CFDA Number: 00.000
Cost Sharing or Matching Required: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: not available
Expected Number of Awards: not available
Ceiling Amount: none
Floor Amount: none
Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development (ST)
Eligible Applicants: 99 - Unrestricted


Link to Full Announcement:

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Headquarters Acquisition Branch, Code 210.H, Greenbelt, MD 20771


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Headquarters is releasing a NASA Research Announcement (NRA) for foundational research in support of the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD). NNH06ZEA001N, entitled "Research Opportunities in Aeronautics" will be available on or about May 16, 2006, by opening the NASA Research Opportunities homepage at and then linking through the menu listings "Solicitations" to "Open Solicitations." This NASA Research Announcement (NRA) solicits foundational research proposals for the four programs within ARMD: the Airspace Systems Program, the Aviation Safety Program, the Fundamental Aeronautics Program and the Aeronautics Test Program. The Airspace Systems Program will directly address the Air Traffic Management (ATM) research needs of the Next Generation Air Transportation Systems (NGATS) initiative as defined by the Joint Planning and Development Office (JPDO). The Aviation Safety Program will take a proactive approach to address safety challenges of new and legacy vehicles in order to enhance the safety of the Nation's current and future air transportation system. The Fundamental Aeronautics Program will pursue long-term, cutting edge research in all flight regimes to produce data, knowledge, and design tools that will be applicable across a broad range of air vehicles. The Aeronautics Test Program, residing under NASA's Shared Capability Assets Program (SCAP), will protect and preserve key aeronautics test facilities. The structure of the ROA NRA will require that proposals be submitted to the most relevant aeronautics program elements, which will be described in Appendices to the NRA. Specific Proposal submission deadline dates, any particular evaluation criteria, and submission points of contact by NASA Center will also be identified in the NRA Appendices.

Proposals must be submitted electronically, and all proposers may use NASA's proposal data system, NSPIRES ( ), or Electronic submission of proposals is required, and must be submitted by an authorized official of the proposing organization. Participation is open to all categories of organizations, including educational institutions, industry and nonprofit organizations. Note that electronic submission of all proposals is a new requirement this year. Every organization that intends to submit a proposal in response to this NRA must be registered with NSPIRES, and such registration must identify the authorized organizational representative(s) who will submit the electronic proposal. Each electronic proposal system places requirements on the registration of principal investigators and other participants (e.g. co-investigators). Potential proposers and proposing organizations are urged to access the system(s) well in advance of the proposal due date(s) to familiarize themselves with its structure and enter the requested information. This is a broad agency announcement as specified in FAR 35.016 and NFS 1835.016. Notwithstanding the posting of this opportunity, NASA reserves the right to determine the appropriate award instrument for each proposal selected pursuant to this announcement.

Technical Point of Contact

Jay Dryer, Senior Technical Advisor, NASA Headquarters, Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, email:

ARMD Center Contracting Points of Contact for the ROA NRA:

Langley Research Center Mary J. Yeager, e mail: Liliana Richwine, e mail:

Ames Research Center Ronnee Gonzalez, e mail:

Glenn Research Center Karin Huth, e-mail: Melissa Merrill, e-mail:

Dryden Flight Research Center Richard Swanson, e-mail:

Contracting Office Address

ROA NRA Awards Will Be Executed At The Following NASA Centers:

NASA/Ames Research Center, JA:M/S 241-1, Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000

NASA/Dryden Flight Research Center, Code A, P.O. Box 273, Edwards, CA 93523-0273

NASA/Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135

NASA/Langley Research Center, Mail Stop 144, Industry Assistance Office, Hampton, VA 23681-0001

Point of Contact

Name: Jay Dryer
Title: Senior Technical Advisor
Phone: (000) 000-0000
Fax: (000) 000-0000

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