ROSES-18 Amendment 59: New Due Dates for Planetary Science Programs: C.3 SSW, C.8 LDAP, C.21 NECF, C.28 LSITP, C.29 Astrodynamics, and E.4 HW

Status Report From: NASA Science Mission Directorate
Posted: Friday, February 1, 2019

The proposal due dates for five Planetary Science program elements of ROSES-2018 were previously temporarily changed to "TBD" as a result of the partial government shutdown. This amendment releases new due dates for these program elements and extends the comment period for draft text for the sixth program element.


For C.3 Solar System Workings (SSW), the proposal due date is now April 2, 2019.


For C.8 the Lunar Data Analysis Program (LDAP), the Step-2 proposal due date is now March 29, 2019.


For C.21 the DRAFT Planetary Science Early Career Program (NECF), community comments on the draft text are now due February 14, 2019. 


For C.28 Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads (LSITP), the Step-2 proposal due date is now February 27, 2019.


For C.29 Astrodynamics in Support of Icy Worlds Missions, Step-1 proposals are now due March 11, 2019 and Step-2 proposals are now due April 18, 2019. Moreover, the point of contact for the Mystic and MALTO Astrodynamics Tools in Table 1 has been changed. 


Finally, for E.4 Habitable Worlds (HW), the Step-2 proposal due date is now March 29, 2019.


Questions concerning C.3 SSW may be directed to


Questions concerning C.8 LDAP may be directed to


Questions concerning C.21 NECF may be directed to


Questions concerning C.28 LSITP may be directed to


Questions concerning C.29 Astrodynamics may be directed to


Questions concerning E.4 HW may be directed to


On or about February 1, 2019, this Amendment to the NASA Research Announcement "Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2018" (NNH18ZDA001N) will be posted on the NASA research opportunity homepage at and will appear on the RSS feed at:


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