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Europa and Icy Moons: September 2012


This Program Element Appendix (PEA) solicits proposals for NASA-funded instrument investigations led by a U.S. Principal Investigator (PI) for the ESA JUICE mission.

This amendment presents final text for Appendix K, JUpiter ICy Moons Explorer Instrument. Notices of intent are now required (Section 3) and the process for NASA review of proposals submitted to ESA has been clarified (Section 6.1). Changes to the JUICE PEA are shown in bold.

The due dates for the solicitation have not changed. Notices of intent are required and are due July 27, 2012 and proposals are due on September 24, 2012.

On or about July 13, 2012, this Amendment to the NASA Announcement of Opportunity "Second Stand Alone Missions of Opportunity (SALMON-2)" (NNH12ZDA006O) will be posted on the NASA research opportunity home page at http://nspires.nasaprs.com/.

Questions concerning Appendix K, JUpiter ICy Moons Explorer instrument, may be addressed to Dr. Curt Niebur, Planetary Science Division, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546. Email: curt.niebur@nasa.gov Telephone: (202) 358-0390. [Source: NAI]

This Program Element Appendix (PEA) solicits proposals for NASA-funded instrument investigations led by a U.S. Principal Investigator (PI) for the ESA JUICE mission. This amendment presents updated text for Appendix K, JUpiter ICy Moons Explorer Instrument, which adds additional text and requirements to Sections 5.1 and 5.2. The due date for proposals has not changed. The due date for proposals for the solicitation has not changed. The submission of an Experiment Interface Document - Part B (EID-B) is now required by October 8, 2012.

On or about September 5, 2012, this Amendment to the NASA Announcement of Opportunity "Second Stand Alone Missions of Opportunity (SALMON-2)" (NNH12ZDA006O) will be posted on the NASA research opportunity home page at http://nspires.nasaprs.com/.

Questions concerning Appendix K, JUpiter ICy Moons Explorer instrument, may be addressed to Dr. Curt Niebur, Planetary Science Division, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546. Email: curt.niebur@nasa.gov Telephone: (202) 358-0390.