NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP) has released solicited research response area NRA NNJ16ZSA001N-FLAGSHIP1 “NASA Research and Technology Development to Support Crew Health and Performance in Space Exploration Missions” that solicits applied research in support of HRP goals and objectives. This response area is Appendix B of the Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO) NRA (NNJ16ZSA001N).

Proposals are solicited by NASA in the areas of Exploration Information System (EIS); Space Radiobiology Tissue Sharing: Research Proposing the Use of Archived Tissue Samples or Samples from On-going Experiments; Coordination across the Spaceflight Multi-Team System for Long Duration Exploration Missions; and Behavioral Health and Performance NASA Specialized Center of Research (NSCOR) Risk Characterization.

Appendix B of the HERO NRA and associated documentation can be found at:

The HERO NRA including all open appendices is available through the NASA Research Opportunities homepage at:

Mandatory notices of intent are due October 3, 2016. Full proposals are due December 16, 2016.

All categories of United States (U.S.) institutions are eligible to submit proposals in response to the NRA. Principal Investigators may collaborate with universities, Federal Government laboratories, the private sector, and state and local government laboratories. In all such arrangements, the applying entity is expected to be responsible for administering the project according to the management approach presented in the proposal. NASA’s policy is to conduct research with non-U.S. organizations on a cooperative, no exchange-of-funds basis.

This email is being sent on behalf of HRP and is intended as an information announcement to the research community related to the NASA Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD) Human Research Program (HRP).

Thank you for your continued interest in NASA. Please refer to the solicitation document for contact information.