NASA expects to release its 2022 TechFlights solicitation in early May 2022. This year, TechFlights will offer up to $750,000 per awardee to researchers from U.S.-based industry, academia, and private research institutions to rapidly test promising technologies on commercial suborbital and hosted orbital platforms. The solicitation is available by opening the NSPIRES homepage at https://nspires.nasaprs.com/, selecting “Open” under Solicitations, enter the title or solicitation number in the Solicitation # / Key Information field, and then select “Technology Advancement Utilizing Suborbital and Orbital Flight Opportunities “TechFlights”.”
The purpose of this Appendix is to provide funding for the testing or demonstration of space technologies in relevant environments through flights on U.S. commercial suborbital rockets, rocket-powered lander vehicles, high-altitude balloons, aircraft following reduced-gravity flight profiles, and orbital platforms.
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