Release Date:
July 31, 2009

Proposals Due:

September 3, 2009

Proposals Due:

December 3, 2009

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 both NASA and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) in support of the Human Research Program.

Proposals are solicited by NSBRI in the following areas:

  • Cardiovascular Alterations
  • Smart Medical Systems and Technology

Proposals are solicited by NASA in the areas of:

  • Sensorimotor
  • Muscle and Bone
  • Cardiovascular and Muscular Endurance
  • Intervertebral Disc Damage
  • Advanced Food Technology

Full Announcement on: NASA NSPIRES Website

Proposals solicited through this NRA will use a two-step proposal process. Only Principal Investigators submitting Step-1 proposals 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 must use NASA’s proposal data system, NSPIRES athttp://nspires.nasaprs.com.