NASA ROSES-16 Amendment 6: C.9 Mars Data Analysis Program MDAP Step-2 Due Date Delayed

Status Report From: NASA Science Mission Directorate
Posted: Monday, April 11, 2016

ROSES-16 Amendment 6: Step-2 due date delayed for C.9 the Mars Data Analysis Program.


The objective of the Mars Data Analysis Program (MDAP) is to enhance the scientific return from missions to Mars conducted by NASA and other space agencies. These include, but are not limited to, the following missions: Mars Pathfinder (MPF), Mars Global Surveyor (MGS), Mars Odyssey (MO), Mars Exploration Rovers (MERs), Mars Express (MEX), Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), Phoenix (PHX), Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), and Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN). Any proposal may incorporate the investigation of data from more than one mission. Additional information about these missions, as well as references containing preliminary science results, can be found on the Mars Exploration Program (MEP) homepage at:


Step-1 proposals are still due August 26, 2016, but Step-2 proposals are now due by October 28, 2016.


On or about April 11, 2016, this Amendment to the NASA Research Announcement "Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2016" (NNH16ZDA001N) will be posted on the NASA research opportunity homepage at and will appear on the RSS feed at:


Questions concerning this program element may be directed to Mitchell Schulte at



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