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NASA ROSES-13 Amendment 5: Draft text Appendix A.30, Earth Venture Suborbital-2

By SpaceRef Editor
March 28, 2013
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NASA ROSES-13 Amendment 5: Draft text Appendix A.30, Earth Venture Suborbital-2

Venture-class Investigations, for community comment and also provides a tentative solicitation schedule.

The NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Earth Science Division’s Earth Venture (EV) is an important element within the Earth System Science Pathfinder (ESSP) Program. Earth Venture consists of a series of regularly solicited, competitively selected Earth Science investigations as recommended by the recent National Research Council’s decadal survey in Earth science, Earth Science and Applications from Space: National Imperatives for the Next Decade and Beyond (The National Academies Press, 2007, available at This Earth Venture Suborbital-2 program element solicits proposals for complete suborbital, principal investigator-led investigations to conduct innovative, integrated, hypothesis, or scientific question driven approaches to pressing Earth system science issues. These new investigations will be competitively selected to provide opportunity for investment in innovative Earth system science to enhance our capability to better understand the current state of the Earth and predict future change.

This Amendment to ROSES 2013 releases a tentative schedule for the Appendix A.30 solicitation and draft text for the solicitation for community comment. NASA encourages interested parties to comment on the draft solicitation and tentative schedule in either of two ways:

– E-mail your comment(s) and question(s) to Hal Maring at

– Make your comment verbally during a telecon, which will be held on April 9, 2013, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT;

Telecon number: 866-844-9416 (numbers for access from outside the U.S. will be available as a

PDF file on NSPIRES at ) Access code: NP3

On or about March 28, 2013, this Amendment to the NASA Research Announcement “Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2013” (NNH13ZDA001N) will be posted at and will appear on the ROSES 2013 RSS feed at:

Questions concerning the text or schedule for the Appendix A.30 solicitation, may be directed to Hal Maring Earth Science Division, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546-0001, Telephone: (202) 358-1679; E-mail:

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