Status Report

NASA JSC Solicitation: Ground-Based Studies in Radiation

By SpaceRef Editor
December 11, 2006
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Synopsis – Dec 11, 2006

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNJ07ZSA001N
Posted Date: Dec 11, 2006
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Dec 11, 2006
FedGrants Posted Date: Dec 11, 2006
Application Due Date: Feb 01, 2007
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
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

All categories of U.S. institutions are eligible to submit proposals in response to this NRA. NASA’s policy is to conduct research with non-U.S. organizations of a cooperative, no-exchange-of-funds basis.

Link to Full Announcement:

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BH


NNJ07ZSA001N, entitled, “Ground-Based Studies in Space Radiation ,” will be available on or about January 5, 2007, by opening the NASA Research Opportunities homepage at and then linking through the menu listings “Solicitations” to “Open Solicitations.” This National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Research Announcement (NRA) jointly solicits ground-based proposals for the Space Radiation Program Element (SRPE) and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI), components of the NASA Human Research Program (HRP).

Proposals are solicited by the SRPE in the area of Space Radiation Biology utilizing beams of high energy heavy ions simulating space radiation at the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory (NSRL), at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in Upton, New York and Loma Linda University (LLU) Medical Center Proton Treatment Center in Loma Linda, California.

Proposals are solicited by the NSBRI in the area of dosimetry systems. Proposals responding to the SRPE emphases and NSBRI emphases must be submitted separately, and will result in separate evaluations and awards. Step-1 proposals are due on February 1, 2007, and invited Step-2 proposals are due on April 5, 2007. Proposals are required to be submitted electronically and must be submitted by an authorized official of the proposing organization.

Participation is open to all categories of organizations, including educational institutions, industry, nonprofit organizations, NASA centers, and other Government agencies. Electronic proposals may be submitted via the NASA centers, and other Government agencies. Electronic proposals may be submitted via the NASA Proposal data system NSPIRES or via Every organization that intends to submit a proposal in response to this NRA must be registered with NSPIRES, and such registration must identify the authorized organizational representative(s) who will submit the electronic proposal. Each electronic proposal system places requirements on the registration of principal investigators and other participants (e.g. co-investigators). Potential proposers and proposing organizations are urged to access the system(s) well in advance of the proposal due date(s) of interest to familiarize themselves with its structure and enter the requested information. Questions concerning responding to this NRA may be addressed to the contacts referenced in the full solicitation document.

This is a broad agency announcement as specified in FAR 6.102 (d)(2). Notwithstanding the posting of this opportunity at,, or, NASA and/or the NSBRI reserves the right to determine the appropriate award instrument for each proposal selected pursuant to this announcement.

Point of Contact

Name: Tim A. Boyes
Title: Contract Officer
Phone: (281) 483-1838
Fax: (281) 244-0995

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