1. Delay Announced for the NASA Astrobiology Institute Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN 8)

    Release of the NASA Astrobiology Institute CAN 8 has been delayed to February 2017. Stay tuned! Image credit: None
    Release of the NASA Astrobiology Institute CAN 8 has been delayed to February 2017. Stay tuned!

    The NASA Science Mission Directorate Planetary Science Division intends to release a Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) soliciting team-based proposals for membership in the NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI) in February 2017.

    Step-1 proposals will be due ~8 weeks after the final CAN release, and Step-2 proposals will be due ~18 weeks after the CAN release. A preproposal conference will be scheduled ~2 weeks after the CAN release.

    Questions and comments related to this announcement should be addressed to Mary Voytek, NASA Astrobiology Institute Program Scientist, at mary.voytek-1@nasa.gov.