NASA Ames Research Center

NASA: SmallSat Technology Partnerships

Program Summary

The objective of the SmallSat program is to award cooperative agreements to United States colleges and universities to develop and/or demonstrate new technologies and capabilities for small spacecraft in collaboration with NASA. Projects may be technology development or development of spacecraft or payloads for suborbital, balloon or orbital space flights.


Limited to college and university teams (including undergraduate and/or graduate students) in partnership with NASA researchers. The Principal Investigator submitting the proposal shall be affiliated with a college or university.

Award Information

To comply with the limitation of one submission per organization, please contact Cheryl Ridgeway ( or 384-3332) in the Office of the Vice President for Research, if you are interested in applying.

Date Due to DSP or UIF05/29/2013
Date Due to Sponsor06/05/2013
Required LOI Due DateN/A
Non-Required LOI Due Date05/01/2013
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