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CBD: NASA: Annoucement of Opportunity for Next Generation Space Telescope Flight Investigations

By SpaceRef Editor
November 7, 2001
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[Commerce Business Daily: Posted in CBDNet on November 6, 2001]

[Printed Issue Date: November 8, 2001]

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CLASSCOD: A–Research and Development

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


SOL AO-01-OSS-05

DUE 030502

POC Dr. Eric P Smith, NGST Program Scientist, Astronomy & Physics
Div, Phone (202) 358-2439, Fax (202) 358-3096, Email

DESC: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Office of Space Science is releasing an Announcement of Opportunity
(AO 01-OSS-05) entitled Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST)
Flight Investigations. Selection of proposals through this
AO are intended to provide NASA with science investigations
associated with an instrument capable of achieving NGST imaging
goals in the near infrared (a collaborative effort with the
Canadian Space Agency), science investigations associated one
Mid-Infrared Instrument Science Lead, science investigations
associated with three other team members for the Mid-Infrared
Science Team, science investigations associated with one NGST
Facility Scientist, science investigations associated with
one NGST Telescope Scientist, and science investigations associated
with four Interdisciplinary Scientists. The primary science
goal of the NGST mission is to advance the understanding of
the formation of the first stars and galaxies. Participation
is open to all categories of organizations, foreign and domestic,
including industry, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations,
NASA centers, and other Government agencies. Upon the release
date, specific guidance for proposal preparation will be available
via the World Wide Web site:
. There will be a preproposal conference held in the Washington,
DC area beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, November 30, 2001.
The AO 01-OSS-05 link at
will contain URL’s to details about the conference. The notice
of intent to propose is due January 3, 2002. For those not
having access to the Internet, a printed copy of the AO may
be requested and inquiries of a scientific or technical nature
should be directed to Dr. Eric P. Smith, NGST Program Scientist,
Astronomy and Physics Division, Code SZ, Office of Space Science,
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington,
DC 20546-0001. Inquiries are preferred in writing and may be
sent by fax or E-mail: or 202-358-3096
(fax). This notice constitutes a broad agency announcement
as contemplated in FAR 6.102(d)(2).


LINKDESC: Click here for the latest information about this notice


EMAILDESC: Dr. Eric P Smith

CITE: (D-310 SN512489)

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