SMD has released a Request for Information (RFI) NNH17ZDA002L to assist in planning for potential payloads on the NASA Science/Technology Platform Satellite (NSTP-Sat) with a possible launch to low earth orbit, geostationary equatorial orbit, medium Earth orbit, Earth–Moon L1, or lunar orbit in the 2021 timeframe.
To respond to this RFI please upload a PDF of up to 10 pages in length to the NSPIRES system by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on March 17, 2017. Based on responses to this RFI, NASA will consider (i) whether there are science opportunities for new uses of this spacecraft and (ii) whether a solicitation for proposals is warranted to enable such opportunities.
The full text of the RFI including background on the NSTP-Sat, schedule milestones, Potential payload classes and accommodations and bus capabilities, and instructions for responding to this RFI may be found by following this link or by going to https://nspires.nasaprs.com/ choosing “Solicitations” then “Open” and searching on “NNH17ZDA002L”.
Questions concerning this Request for Information may be addressed to Alan Zide at [email protected].