Request for Information: Potential Science Partnerships with NASA on Technosignature Detection

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Solicitation Number: NNH18ZDA015L

Release Date: July 24, 2018

Response Date: August 24, 2018


The NASA Science Mission Directorate requests information on ongoing searches for non-terrestrial technosignatures, technosignature searches in development, and conceptual ideas for future technosignature searches. This information will be used to inform NASA’s program planning, to determine, conditional on the availability of appropriated funds, how best to support the search for non-terrestrial technosignatures through partnership with private or philanthropic organizations.


NASA is soliciting information that might be used by the agency in planning for partnerships with the private sector and philanthropic organizations that would yield significant progress in the search for non-terrestrial technosignatures.


The full text of the RFI and response instructions can be found at:!{5BB40A31-6272-56A8-607F-6E5CC455775E}&path=open. Responses must be submitted electronically using the NSPIRES web site. This RFI is open to responses from all parties including commercial entities, international organizations, academia, NASA Centers, and other government agencies.


Questions concerning this Request for Information may be addressed to:

Dr. Martin Still, Science Mission Directorate, NASA, Washington, DC 20546;


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