Status Report

NASA JSC Solicitation: Ground-based Studies in Space Radiobiology 2011

By SpaceRef Editor
January 18, 2011
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Synopsis – Jan 13, 2011

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNJ11ZSA001N
Posted Date: Jan 13, 2011
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jan 13, 2011
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
FedGrants Posted Date: Jan 13, 2011
Application Due Date Explanation: Step 1 proposals are due on March 2, 2011. Additonal instruction will be provided in the NRA upon release.
Classification Code: A — Research and Development
NAICS Code: 541711 – Research and Development in Biotechnology

Grant Specific Information

Funding Instrument Type: Grant
CFDA Number: 43.001
Cost Sharing or Matching Required: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: not available
Expected Number of Awards: not available
Ceiling Amount: $450,000.00
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 on a 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


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Johnson Space Center plans to release a NASA Research Announcement (NRA), for Ground-based Studies for the Space Radiation Program Element (SPRE) in the area of Space Radiation Biology utilizing beams of high energy ions simulating space radiation at the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory (NSRL) at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) in Upton, New York.

NASA Research Announcement # NNJ11ZSA001N, entitled “Ground-Based Studies in Space Radiobiology”, will be available electronically on or about January 27, 2011, by opening the NASA Research Opportunities homepage at and then linking through the menu listings “Solicitations” to “Open Solicitations”.

Step-1 proposals are due on March 2, 2011, and invited Step-2 proposals are due on May 11, 2011. 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 must be submitted via the NASA Proposal data system NSPIRES. 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 reserves the right to determine the appropriate award instrument for each proposal selected pursuant to this announcement.

Point of Contact

Name: Keith D Hutto
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 281-483-4165
Fax: 281-244-5331

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