National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

About NASA

NASA is America’s civil space program and the global leader in space exploration. At its 20 centers and facilities across the country – and the only National Laboratory in space – NASA studies Earth, including its climate, our Sun, and our solar system and beyond. The agency conducts research, testing, and development to advance aeronautics, including electric propulsion and supersonic flight, and develops and funds space technologies that will enable future exploration and benefit life on Earth.

Finding Funding Opportunities

Researchers can search for funding opportunities in the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES) or browse funding opportunities on the NASA website. 

Submission Portal and Format

NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES) includes registration information, member login and quick search for solicitations due in the next 30 days.

Grant Terms and Conditions

Note that MIT is a Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) School subject to the Research Terms and Conditions (RTC). Research terms and conditions for all federal agencies are available on the Research Terms and Conditions page hosted on the NSF website; the most current NASA RTC document is listed in the Agency Specific Requirements section. Also review the Prior Approval Matrix at the NSF site which explains what transactions require Agency prior approval or have been waived.

Disclosures, Checklists and Other Guidance

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