Welcome to the ISS National Lab Request for Proposals
RFP No. The ISS National Lab 2014-4 | RFP Issued April 28, 2014
Step-1 Proposals Due: May 30, 2014 | Step-2 Proposals Due: August 12, 2014
The ISS National Lab is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for flight projects to the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory for both commercial and academic investigators. The purpose of this RFP is to identify projects within the field of materials science. Responsive applications will describe using the space environment for development and testing of materials and components that will have Earth-based applications and will increase the return on the U.S. investment in the ISS National Lab. The ISS National Lab mission to the ISS National Lab is to advance science research and technology development, expand human knowledge, inspire and educate the next generation, foster the commercial development of space, and demonstrate scientific capabilities in space for Earth benefit. The ISS National Lab will support this process through grant funding, facilitation of service-provider interactions, and flight coordination to and from the ISS National Lab.
The ISS National Lab staff have developed a step-by-step process to ensure potential proposers an easy, efficient submittal process. Please follow the steps below:
|Download the PDF to review the ISS National Lab’s Request for Proposals
|STEP-1 PROPOSAL SUBMISSION
All investigators who wish to submit a proposal in response to this RFP must submit a completed Step-1 Proposal Form.
The ISS National Lab was accepting Step-1 Submissions May 15 – 30, 2014
Step-1 Proposals submission is now closed.
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|Invited Step-2 Proposal submissions were accepted from July 30, 2014 – August 12, 2014.
Step-2 Proposals submission has concluded.
|All Step-2 Proposal submittals must be made in PDF format electronically. The ISS National Lab must receive proposals by 5:00pm EDT on August 12, 2014.
|For relevant research on Hardware and Facilities, Payload Development, Flight Certification, the ISS National Lab, and the International Space Station:
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