Status Report

NASA Request for Information (RFI) for Space Weather Instruments and Missions for Science released

By SpaceRef Editor
August 17, 2020
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Solicitation Number: NNH20ZDA009L

Release Date: August 17, 2020

Response Date: September 23, 2020


Dear Colleagues,


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is soliciting input to assist the Director of the Heliophysics Division in the Science Mission Directorate in planning for the development of a payload pipeline for future hosted and rideshare opportunities. This Request for Information (RFI), entitled “Space Weather Instruments and Missions for Science,” seeks information to assess community interest, concepts, and rough order of magnitude cost for small complete missions, instrument suites, and single instruments that if flown in space would directly address space weather science and/or observational needs.


The full text of the RFI and response instructions can be found at:{2F59FD28-AEC2-9330-9246-652A518D61E7}&path=&method=init


This RFI broadly seeks submissions from only U.S. entities including industry, universities, non-profit organizations, NASA Centers, and other U.S. Government agencies.


Submission of RFI responses must be submitted through the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES). Responses that contain proprietary, EAR, ITAR, or other sensitive but unclassified (SBU) information shall be clearly marked accordingly. Responses shall not include Classified information.


Questions concerning this RFI may be addressed to:


Primary: James Spann, Space Weather Lead, Heliophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate,


Secondary: Jamie Favors, Program Executive, Heliophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate,


Please use “SMD SWIMS RFI Question” as the subject line of your email with questions for this RFI.



SpaceRef staff editor.