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NASA ROSES-22 Amendment 73: F.15 High Priority Open-Source Science Final Text

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
December 3, 2022
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NASA ROSES-22 Amendment 73: F.15 High Priority Open-Source Science Final Text

F.15 High Priority Open-Source Science! solicits proposals to support NASA’s Open-Source Science Initiative (OSSI and that will advance the goals of increasing transparency, accessibility, inclusion, and reproducibility of research in the SMD scientific community. Specifically, this program element supports innovative open-source tools, software, frameworks, data formats, and libraries that will have a significant impact on the SMD science community.

Proposals for work to support the OSSI may include increasing the accessibility and usability of new technology as defined by the Strategy for Data Management and Computing for GroundbreakingScience 2019-2024 and/or supporting the development oftechnology in alignment with the goals of NASA’s Transform to OPen Science(TOPS project.

ROSES-2022 Amendment 73 releases final text and due dates for F.15 High Priority Open-Source Science!, which had previously been listed as “TBD”. This program element will have a rolling deadline, and proposals may be submitted at any time until March 29, 2023. A virtual meeting for prospective proposers will occur January 19, 2023, 1-2 pm ET. Connect information for this meeting will be posted under other documents on the NSPIRES page for this program element no later than December 19, 2023.

Proposals to this program element will be evaluated using a dual-anonymous review process Proposals must be prepared according to the guidelines in Section 4.3and in the associated “Guidelines for Anonymous Proposals” document under “Other Documents” on the NSPIRES page for this program element!

On or about December 1, 2022, this Amendment to the NASA Research Announcement “Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2022” (NNH22ZDA001N) will be posted on the NASA research opportunity homepage at and will appear on SARA’s ROSES blog at:

Questions concerning F.15 High Priority Open-Source Science! may be directed to Rachel Paseka at and Steven Crawford at

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