The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters has released an Early Career Faculty solicitation as an appendix to the Space Technology Mission Directorate umbrella announcement titled "Space Technology Research, Development, Demonstration, and Infusion 2023 (SpaceTech-REDDI-2023). The program seeks proposals from outstanding new faculty members who intend to develop academic careers related to space technology.
The following topics are anticipated for the final appendix:
The PI must be an untenured Assistant Professor on the tenure track at the time of award (October 2023). The PI must be a U.S. citizen or have lawful status of permanent residency at the time of proposal submission. The PI must be the primary researcher on the effort; Co-Investigators are not permitted. Collaborators (other than NASA civil servants/JPL) are permitted. NASA plans to make approximately 6 awards as a result of this ECF solicitation, subject to the receipt of meritorious proposals and the availability of funds.