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Chapter 16: Funding Opportunities at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This chapter summarizes the funding mechanisms of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Further, it provides a guide to the funding sources at NASA and to assembling the components of compelling proposals.
One of NASA's primary objectives is not only to provide a worldwide understanding of the systems and processes on our planet, in our atmosphere, and in the cosmos, but also to stimulate economic development in the United States. This objective is addressed through education as well as fair and open competition to outside sources for the work required by NASA's four mission directorates—Aeronautics Research, Space Operations, Exploration ...