Earth Science U.S. Participating Investigator (ROSES 2020)

Funding Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA makes use of space-based, surface-based, airborne, and balloon-based measurements, as well as a broad suite of observations (both space-based and other) made by our interagency and international partners to address the science questions articulated in the 2014 Science Plan for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (hereafter, the NASA Science Plan). Particular interest is given to having close connections with the satellite observations of international partners, especially as coordinated through the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (, as well as other international bodies, such as the Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites ( and the World Meteorological Organization (

NASA solicits proposals for U.S. Participating Investigator (USPI) investigations on a foreign space mission that address the Earth Science Research Program objectives listed in the NASA Science Plan. This solicitation is for Earth science investigations that address the science questions listed in the NASA Science Plan and that contribute and facilitate access to foreign space agencies’ assets.


  • Notice of Intent: June 18, 2020
  • Proposal: July 16, 2020




Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities

External Deadline

July 16, 2020