[amsat-bb] Re: Satellite funding sources!

John B. Stephensen kd6ozh at comcast.net
Wed May 6 08:18:06 PDT 2009

Note that these are opportunties are for LEO satellites like AO-51.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Luc Leblanc" <lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca>
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Subject: [amsat-bb] Satellite funding sources!

> It seems that money is available and it is advertised publicly! I don't 
> know if AMSAT-NA is aware of it? interested in it? sensible to it?
> able to refocused quickly their goals if any remains? Is a joint support 
> offer to some researchers can be something to be explore?
> But in the mean time amateur are bystanders spinning their wheels on 
> ice...
> Here is the text:
> Please be advised that the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures 
> Guide (PAPPG) includes revised guidelines to implement the mentoring
> provisions of the America COMPETES Act (ACA) (Pub. L. No. 110-69, Aug. 9, 
> 2007.) As specified in the ACA, each proposal that requests
> funding to support postdoctoral researchers must include a description of 
> the mentoring activities that will be provided for such
> individuals. Proposals that do not comply with this requirement will be 
> returned without review (see the PAPP Guide Part I: Grant Proposal
> Guide Chapter II for further information about the implementation of this 
> new requirement).
> Beginning in 2009, NSF expects to launch two to three P-PODs every year, 
> accommodating at least as many (two to six) individual satellite
> missions.  This solicitation covers proposals for science missions to 
> include satellite development, construction, testing and operation as
> well as data distribution and scientific analysis.
> More details at 
> :http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf09523
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