Release Date:
August 6, 2008

Proposals Due:

September 5, 2008

Proposals Due:

December 5, 2008

Research and Technology Development to Support Crew Health and Performance in Space Exploration Missions
This NASA Research Announcement (NRA) jointly solicits ground-based, bed-rest definition and flight definition proposals for the NASA Human Research Program (HRP) and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI).
Proposals are solicited by the HRP in the areas of Behavioral Health & Performance, Muscle, Sensorimotor and Space Human Factors & Habitability.

Proposals are solicited by the NSBRI in the areas of Cardiovascular Alterations; Human Factors and Performance; Musculoskeletal Alterations; Neurobehavioral and Psychosocial Factors; Sensorimotor Adaptation; and Smart Medical Systems and Technology.

Full Announcement on: NASA NSPIRES Website

Proposals solicited through this NRA will use a two-step proposal process. Only Step-1 proposers determined to be relevant with respect to the solicited research of this NRA will be invited to submit full Step-2 proposals.

Proposals must be submitted electronically, and all proposers are encouraged to use NASA’s proposal data system, NSPIRES, at http://nspires.nasaprs.com. Electronic proposals to NSBRI must be submitted via NSPIRES.