Status Report

Spitzer Space Telescope Cycle 3 Call for Proposals Proposal Deadline: February 16, 2006

By SpaceRef Editor
December 3, 2005
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On behalf of NASA and the Spitzer Space Telescope Project, the Spitzer Science Center (SSC) at Caltech is pleased to announce the release of the Cycle-3 Call for Proposals (CP) for Spitzer Space Telescope Observations and funding for Archival and Theoretical Research programs. Investigators worldwide from all types of institutions are eligible to submit proposals in response to this CP.

There are several new features in the Cycle-3 CP and investigators are urged to consult section 3 of the document early in their proposal planning process for a summary of major changes from Cycle-2. Cycle-3 is 13 months long and will run from June 2006 through June 2007.

Proposals must be submitted electronically using Spot, the SSC proposal planning and submission software, and received no later than Thursday, February 16, 2006, 01:00pm PST. The S13 version of Spot is scheduled for release in mid-November 2005 and proposers must use this version of the software to submit their proposals. ** Proposal PDF files MUST be prepared with the Cycle-3 templates available at the Proposal Kit website. **

All programmatic and technical information for Cycle-3 is available electronically from the Proposal Kit section of the Spitzer Science Center website. The URL is

Any questions should be addressed to the Spitzer Helpdesk at

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