Status Report

NASA HERO Overview (NNJ21ZSA001N) Planning Announcement

By SpaceRef Editor
November 5, 2021
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NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP) released the NRA NNJ21ZSA001N “NASA Human Exploration Research Opportunity Overview” that encompasses applied research in support of HRP goals and objectives on July 30, 2021.  Over the last several solicitation cycles, NASA HRP has done a second annual release for HERO appendices in November. Unlike previous years, HRP will not be releasing a HERO opportunity in Fall 2021. Please check the HERO NSPIRES page again in Spring 2022 for future opportunities and information on the upcoming HERO solicitation schedule. 


The HERO Overview and associated documentation/appendices can be found at:


This email is being sent as a courtesy to the research community on behalf of HRP and is intended as an informational announcement to the research community related to the NASA Space Operations Mission Directorate (SOMD) – formerly the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD).


Thank you for your continued interest in NASA. For additional questions related to HERO releases, please contact the HRP Chief Scientist Office at:

SpaceRef staff editor.