Research Options for Space Enterprise Technologies (ROSET)

Funding Agency:
Department of Defense

This is a 5 year Closed BAA describing the research areas of interest for the Research Options for Space Enterprise Technologies (ROSET). This closed BAA approach allows for submittals at a specified date and time, which will be posted through the issuance of CALL announcements at various times against this BAA. This BAA will be reviewed no less frequently than annually and updates will be published in FedBizOpps. Any changes or cancellation of the BAA will be posted as amendments to this BAA. The annual reviews and subsequent amendments to the BAA shall meet the requirement of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 35.016. As requirements within the technical topic areas are identified, CALLs will be issued in FedBizOpps to request proposals for specific research efforts. These subsequent CALLs will contain specific descriptions of the research effort to be addressed, anticipated period of performance, information pertaining to the specific research technical topic area, and the estimated funding profile for the CALL. 

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Space Vehicle Directorate (RV) is interested in receiving proposals from all offerors to advance state of the art technology and scientific knowledge supporting all aspects of space systems including payload adapters, on-orbit systems, communications links, ground systems, and user equipment. Efforts will include basic and advanced research, advanced component and technology development, prototyping, and system development and demonstration and will span the range from concept and laboratory experimentation to testing/demonstration in a relevant environment. Specific tasks include design, development, analysis, fabrication, integration, characterization, testing/experimentation, and demonstration of hardware and software products. 

Closing Date: Sep. 28, 2022




Engineering and Physical Sciences

External Deadline

September 28, 2022