Status Report

Cooperative Agreement Notice for NASA Astrobiology Institute Cycle-4

By SpaceRef Editor
July 27, 2005
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Cooperative Agreement Notice for NASA Astrobiology Institute Cycle-4

Synopsis – Jul 27, 2005

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNH05ZDA001C
Posted Date: Jul 27, 2005
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jul 27, 2005
FedGrants Posted Date: Jul 27, 2005
Application Due Date: Oct 28, 2005
Application Due Date Explanation:
Release Date: July 25, 2005
Notice of Intent Due: August 26, 2005
Proposals Due: October 28, 2005
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) Science Mission Directorate is releasing a Cooperative Agreement Notice NNH05ZDA001C for the submission of Team-based proposals for membership in the NASA Astrobiology Institute. Proposals should clearly articulate an innovative, interdisciplinary, astrobiology research program, together with plans to advance the full scope of NASA Astrobiology Institute objectives as defined in the Institutes Mission Statement.

Participation in this solicitation is open to all categories of organizations, domestic and non-U.S., including industry, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, NASA centers, and other Government agencies. Proposals involving multiple organizations should be submitted by a single Principal Investigator (PI) through the business office of the PI’s institution which becomes the Lead Institution. The intent of this solicitation is to provide funding to U.S. institutions; non-U.S. organizations are eligible to propose, but are not eligible to receive research funding. Upon its release date, this Cooperative Agreement Notice will be available electronically through the NASA research opportunities home page at .

Direct questions specifically regarding this solicitation to: Dr. Edward M. Goolish, Assistant Director for Research, NASA Astrobiology Institute, Mail Stop 240-1, Ames Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000; TEL: (650) 604-1961; E-mail:

Obtain additional programmatic information from: Dr. Carl B. Pilcher, Senior Scientist for Astrobiology, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546; TEL: (202) 358-0291; E-mail:

This solicitation leading to the award of a Cooperative Agreement is issued pursuant to title 14 CFR Part 1260 for educational and nonprofit institutions and 14 CFR part 1274 for commercial organizations.

Notwithstanding the posting of this opportunity at,, or at both sites, NASA reserves the right to determine the appropriate award instrument for each proposal selected pursuant to this announcement.

Point of Contact

Name: Carl B Pilcher
Title: Senior Scientist for Astrobiology
Phone: (202) 358-0291
Fax: (202) 358-3096

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