NASA Draft AO for SOFIA Second Generation Instruments Released for Community Comment

Status Report From: Planetary Exploration Newsletter
Posted: Sunday, January 9, 2011

Release Date: December 15, 2010
SOFIA Instrument Potential Bidders Telecon: January 26, 2011
Comments Due: February 11, 2011
Identification Number: NNH11ZDA009J

The full text of the draft solicitation can be found at:

Participation is open to all categories of organizations or institutions.

This draft solicitation will be discussed by NASA at the 217th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society during the Splinter Meeting on Early Results from the SOFIA Observatory, on Tuesday January 11, 2011, at 5:30-7:00 pm PST, in Ballroom 6C of the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, WA.

NASA will hold a SOFIA Instrument Potential Bidders Telecon/WebEx on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at 1:00-4:00 pm EST (10:00 am- 1:00 pm PST). Details of this Telecon/WebEx will be posted on the SOFIA Instruments PEA Additional Information Homepage, available at: in advance of the telecon.

The comment period for the Draft SOFIA Second generation Instruments PEA ends on February 11, 2011.

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