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Current Research Opportunities

On this page, you can find an overview of the open SciSpacE research opportunities. These either consist of Continuously Open Research Announcements (CORAs) or ad-hoc and time-bound Announcements of Opportunities (AOs).


CORA
Open for submission
Life SciencesMoon & MarsPhysical Sciences

CORA Radiation

Through this Continuously Open Research Announcement Opportunity for Radiation, ESA provides access to European accelerator facilities for space radiation research.

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CORA
Open for submission
Life SciencesPhysical Sciences

CORA Parabolic Flight

Through this Continuously Open Research Announcement, ESA provides scientists with an opportunity to fly their research on a Parabolic Flight.

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CORA
Open for submission
Life SciencesMoon & MarsPhysical Sciences

CORA Ground-Based Facilities

Through this Continuously Open Research Announcement Opportunity for GBF, ESA provides scientists access to state-of-the-are and unique facilities with space relevance.

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CORA
Open for submission
Life SciencesPhysical Sciences

CORA Drop Tower

Through this Continuously Open Research Announcement, ESA provides scientists access to the ZARM Drop Tower in Bremen, Germany for microgravity research.

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Closed
Physical Sciences

DLR-ESA Joint Announcement of Opportunity for Parabolic Flight Electro-Magnetic Levitation Experiments (AO-TEMPUS-2024)

Deadline: April 26, 2024

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Closed
Life Sciences

AO-2024-Isolation

Deadline: June 14, 2024

ESA is soliciting for research experiments to be implemented during a 100-day isolation and confinement study.

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Closed
Life Sciences

Call for Research MD for Concordia

Deadline: February 12, 2024

Apply now to become the Research Medical Doctor who implements the biomedical programme at the Concordia station at Antarctica

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Closed
Life SciencesMoon & MarsPhysical Sciences

Call for Lunar Gateway and Moon Surface Facility Definition Teams (FDTs) Membership

Deadline: October 8, 2023

Join our SciSpacE Facility Definition Teams (FDTs) to support the definition of exploration activities for the Lunar Gateway and the Moon surface.

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Closed
Life SciencesMoon & MarsPhysical Sciences

Call for LEO Facility Definition Teams (FDTs) Membership

Deadline: October 8, 2023

Join our SciSpacE Facility Definition Teams (FDTs) to support the definition of science activities for the post-ISS era.

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Closed
Life SciencesMoon & MarsPhysical Sciences

Call for Polish activities to fly on ISS (AO-2023-Poland)

Deadline: September 8, 2023

Through this Announcement of Opportunity (AO), ESA and the Polish Space Agency (POLSA) seek proposals from Polish entities (academic and/or industry) for activities, including development. The proposed ideas should target scientific activities, technology

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Closed
Physical Sciences

Soft Matter Dynamics facility onboard the ISS (AO-SMD-2023)

Deadline: October 2, 2023

This Announcement of Opportunity (AO) falls within the domain of Soft Matter Physics, and in particular, addresses the study of structure dynamics and events inside

AO SMD 2023 on ISS

Closed
Physical Sciences

Electro-Magnetic Levitation Experiments onboard the International Space Station (EML-ISS Sample Batch 5)

Deadline: September 3, 2023

The objective of this opportunity is the selection of eighteen priority and an appropriate number (typically two or three) of back-up samples

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Closed
Life Sciences

AO-2023-BedrestCoreData

Deadline: September 22, 2023

Through this Announcement of Opportunity, ESA provides scientists access to ESA Bedrest Core Data collected across 7 ESA (co)funded bedrest studies for

AO-2023-BedrestCoreData

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