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LaSPACE Deadlines:

    GSRA: 05/29/2019
    HASP: CLOSED
    HIS: 05/29/2019
    Internship: CLOSED
    LaACES: 06/19/2019
    LURA: 05/29/2019
    Outreach: OPEN
    REA: 04/24/2019
    RockOn: CLOSED
    SAFOS: OPEN
    Senior Design: 06/19/2019


LaSPACE Programs:


LaSPACE SAFOS Program

The Support for Advanced Flight Opportunities for Students (SAFOS) Program aims to encourage student participation in aerospace research by providing funds for the development of student satellite payloads and other space-engineering products. SAFOS was developed with several established advanced flight programs in mind. Advanced flight projects offer student scientists and engineers a real-world technical and project management experience, which contributes to a skilled technical workforce for the aerospace industry. Funds from SAFOS may be used to support student teams participating in programs like HASP, RockSat-C, and RockSat-X. Other advanced flight programs that emphasize a complete project lifecycle, from design to build through flight and post-flight analysis, are eligible.

Senior Design Projects will not be considered, as these programs are supported by pre-existing funding mechanisms from LaSPACE.

Proposal Submissions

  • This program will be open to proposals as long as funding is available. Submit all properly executed proposals via email as fully searchable pdf documents to laspace@lsu.edu .
  • Important Dates:
    • Proposal Release Date: 09/17/2019
    • Proposal Due Date: Open-ended as funding is available or 12/15/2019
    • Anticipated Award Announcements: Reviewed & Awarded as submitted
    • Award Period of Performance: 12, 15, or 18 months, with start dates of 11/15/19 or 12/01/19 or 01/01/20 or 02/01/20. See proposal cover sheet for selection options and explanations.

Click here to see the latest SAFOS Guidelines.