Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Draft Announcement of Opportunity for the Small-Class Explorer Program

By SpaceRef Editor
June 10, 2007
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Synopsis – Jun 05, 2007 Modification 01 – Posted on Jun 06, 2007

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNH07SMD001O
Posted Date: Jun 05, 2007
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jun 05, 2007
FedGrants Posted Date: Jun 05, 2007
Application Due Date Explanation: NASA welcomes critical review and comment of this DRAFT AO, which will be available from June 8, 2007, through June 27, 2007, via the World Wide Web site:
Classification Code: A — Research and Development
NAICS Code: 541710 – Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences

Grant Specific Information

Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Funding Instrument Type: Procurement Contract
CFDA Number: 00.000
Cost Sharing or Matching Required: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: not available
Expected Number of Awards: not available
Ceiling Amount: none
Floor Amount: none
Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development (ST)
Eligible Applicants: 99 – Unrestricted


Link to Full Announcement:

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Headquarters Acquisition Branch, Code 210.H, Greenbelt, MD 20771


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science Mission Directorate is releasing a DRAFT Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for community review and comment for the next missions in the Small-class Explorer (SMEX) program. Selections of proposals through the final AO, once released, are intended to provide three mission launches by April 2014. Mission of Opportunity investigations, which may be partner missions, new science mission extensions, or small complete missions may also be selected. The science objectives covered by this AO address the goals of NASA’s heliophysics and astrophysics program.

Participation in this AO will be open to all categories of organizations (U.S. and non-U.S.), including educational institutions, industry, not-for-profit organizations, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), NASA Centers, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and other Government agencies. NASA welcomes critical review and comment of this DRAFT AO, which will be available from June 8, 2007, through June 27, 2007, via the World Wide Web site: .

Send comments to Dr. Hashima Hasan, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546-0001. E-mail: Comments are preferred in writing and may be sent by E-mail; the character string “SMEX DRAFT AO” (without quotes) should be included in the subject line of all transmissions. The identity of those submitting comments will be held in confidence.

Answers to frequently asked questions about this Draft AO will be made available on the SMEX Acquisition Additional Information web page, available via the World Wide Web site:

Point of Contact

Name: Dr. Hashima Hasan
Title: Program Scientist
Phone: 202-358-0692
Fax: 202-358-3096

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