Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) Announcements

NASA Seeks Partner Payloads, Investigation Team Members for Asteroid Redirect Mission

The full Asteroid Redirect Mission Umbrella for Partnerships Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) has been posted, along with Appendices A and B:

Notices of Intent (NOIs) for Appendix A and B are due on October 6, 2016. NOIs are strongly encouraged, but are not required. Proposals for Appendix A and B are due on Nov. 3, 2016. Specific NOI and proposal submission requirements are explained in ARM-UP BAA Appendices A and B.

NASA plans to host a virtual industry forum Sept. 14, 2016 to provide more information about the BAA announced today. Details on the forum are available at:

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ARM Formulation Assessment and Support Team (FAST) 

Last Name First Name Organization
Asphaug Erik Arizona State University
Abreu Neyda Penn State University
Bell Jim Arizona State University
Bottke Bill Southwest Research Institute
Britt Dan University of Central Florida
Campins Humberto University of Central Florida
Chodas Paul Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ernst Carolyn John Hopkins University
Applied Physics Laboratory
Fries Marc NASA Johnson Space Center
Gertsch Leslie Missouri University of Science
and Technology
Glavin Danny NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Hartzell Christine University of Maryland
Hendrix Amanda Planetary Science Institute
Nuth Joe NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Scheeres Dan University of Colorado
Sercel Joel TransAstra
Takir Driss United States Geological Survey
Zacny Kris Honeybee Robotics

The final report of the ARM Formulation Assessment and Support Team (FAST) is available here. The ARM FAST website contains additional details about the mission and its development. 

ARM Formulation Assessment and Support Team


ARM FAST website