Important Dates:
Applications due via NSPIRES: April 14, 2023
Workshop Dates: July 24 to July 27 2023
Workshop Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Are you thinking about developing your first flight mission proposal in the next few years but have no idea where to start? If you are a researcher or engineers who would like to submit a NASA space mission proposal in the next few years but don’t know where to start, this June virtual workshop is for you! We are interested in broadening the pool of potential NASA space mission Principal Investigators (PIs). People with marginalized identities are strongly encouraged to apply. There is no cost to attend the workshop.

PI Launchpad applications and instructions on how to apply are available on the NSPIRES page for this opportunity. Applications may be submitted via NSPIRES until 11:59 pm Eastern Time on April 14, 2023. All applications must be submitted as a “Notice of Intent” via NSPIRES as a self-contained PDF file that includes your name, organization, and contact information. To submit an application, an NSPIRES account is required. To create a new account, please see the NSPIRES User Registration Page.

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