Discovery AO Updated Technology Workshop April 9, 2014

To the Discovery 2014 technology and proposal communities,

As previously announced, NASA’s Science Mission Directorate and Space Technology Mission Directorate are co-hosting a “Technology Workshop in preparation for Discovery AO”. The goal of this event is to educate the potential proposing community on NASA funded technologies and instruments.

All interested parties may attend. All expenses and arrangements for attending this meeting are the responsibility of the attendees. Note that travel and associated costs of attendance are not allowable as direct cost under another Federal Government award, e.g., a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement. Government employees may attend and be authorized travel and associated cost as matter of official business.

Details for the Technology Workshop for Discovery are as follows:

Date/Time: April 9, 2014 from 8:30AM to 6:30PM

Location: One Washington Circle Hotel, 1 Washington Circle, NW, Washington, DC  20037 Phone # 202-872-1680

Continental Breakfast will be served.

Please RSVP to let us know how many from your organization will be in attendance 1:30PM – 6:30PM is an opportunity for your organization to have one-on-one time with the technology developers. Please identify with which developers you would like to meet per the agenda that will appear at

RSVP BY APRIL 3, 2014 to Terri Carta at 202-358-2224

More information will be available at The workshop will be divided into two sections: briefings on each technology offering in the morning and the opportunity for small-group meetings in the afternoon.  In order to reach the widest audience possible, each briefing will also be webcast.

Thank you in advance for helping to support the 2014 Discovery Announcement of Opportunity and advance the use of new technologies for space science.


Lenard A. Dudzinski
Planetary Science Division Chief Technologist
Science Mission Directorate

Michael H. New
Discovery Program Lead Scientist