Status Report

NASA SMD Releases the new Science Plan: Science 2020-2024: A Vision for Scientific Excellence

By SpaceRef Editor
May 29, 2020
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Members of the science community are invited to download the Science Mission Directorate’s (SMD’s) newest version of its Science Plan, Science 2020-2024: A Vision for Scientific Excellence, at 


This document was developed through close collaboration with the entire SMD leadership team and NASA Center Directors and was reviewed by the NASA Advisory Committee’s Science Committee and the Space Studies Board. It lays out an ambitious program over next five years to build on current activities and drive change in high-priority areas where SMD can have the greatest impact. 


SMD encourages all members of the community to read the document to learn about these priorities and the exciting work being done across the entire SMD portfolio.


SpaceRef staff editor.