Prior to reading the submission instructions in Step 1, please read the entire solicitation guidelines below:
Step 1 Proposal Submission
This solicitation will follow a two-step submission process. All interested investigators must complete a Step 1 Proposal. This proposal will be reviewed for operational feasibility and terrestrial benefit (to see the Step 1 Proposal Evaluation Guidelines, click here). Select the button below to download the Step 1 Proposal template. The template can be filled in and submitted as either a .docx or .pdf file to [email protected].
The deadline for Step 1 Proposals has passed.
Watch the Webinar
An optional webinar was conducted on February 20, 2018 from 4:00 to 5:00 PM EST to discuss the benefits of materials science research in space, the MISSE platform, and possible experimental options. You can watch the webinar below.
View Webinar Slides
Below are the slides from the webinar presentation. You can download the presentation slides here.
To submit a general question regarding this solicitation, email: [email protected].
Questions specifically related to the MISSE platform should be sent to: [email protected] To view questions which have already been submitted, press the “Frequently Asked Questions” button below.
Step 2 Proposal Submission
Only those who submitted and received a favorable review from their respective Step 1 proposal submission will be invited to submit a Step 2 Proposal. the ISS National Lab will notify all proposers of the review results of their Step 1 Proposal by March 5, 2018. The deadline for Step 2 Proposals is March 30, 2018 at 5p EDT. Proposal requirements and guidelines can be found by selecting the Solicitations Guidelines button at the top of the page.
The ISS National Lab encourages applicants to read the entire solicitation carefully before submitting proposed projects to ensure compliance with content and submission guidelines.
We thank you for your interest in conducting research on the ISS National Lab!
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