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NASA Research Announcement HHCHFBP HERO Appendix D: Topics in Human Health Countermeasures, Human Factors, and Behavioral Performance

By SpaceRef Editor
March 29, 2019
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NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP) has released solicited research response area NRA 80JSC018N0001-HHCHFBP “Topics in Human Health Countermeasures, Human Factors, and Behavioral Performance” that solicits applied research in support of HRP goals and objectives. This response area is Appendix D of the Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO) NRA (80JSC018N0001). Proposals are solicited by NASA in the areas of Effects of Spaceflight Durations up to One Year in Low Earth Orbit on Cardiovascular Structure and Function in Astronauts and Individual and Team Problem-Solving Skills Training for Exploration Missions.


Appendix D of the HERO NRA and associated documentation can be found at:

The HERO NRA including all open appendices is available through the NASA Research Opportunities homepage at:


A virtual Pre-Proposers Conference is scheduled for April 12, 2019, and more details will be posted shortly alongside this solicitation on NSPIRES. Step-1 pre-proposals for Appendix D are due April 29, 2019. Step-2 full proposals are due July 9, 2019.

All categories of United States (U.S.) institutions are eligible to submit proposals in response to the NRA. Principal Investigators may collaborate with universities, Federal Government laboratories, the private sector, and state and local government laboratories. In all such arrangements, the applying entity is expected to be responsible for administering the project according to the management approach presented in the proposal. NASA’s policy is to conduct research with non-U.S. organizations on a cooperative, no exchange-of-funds basis.

This email is being sent on behalf of HRP and is intended as an information announcement to the research community related to the NASA Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD).

Thank you for your continued interest in NASA. Please refer to the solicitation document for contact information.

SpaceRef staff editor.