Heads-up: The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine is awarding from $100,000 to $500,000 to selected companies ready to confront behavioral health challenges astronauts will face on a future journey to Mars. The award is intended to support one year’s work to advance the technology. Full proposals are due by 5 p.m. EST June 26, 2020.
Researchers and firms in the space (pun intended) may also want to join a webinar on June 9th, 01:00 PM US Central Time.
- An overview of TRISH and their mission for reducing the health risks to deep space exploration
- Behavioral health and performance challenges for astronauts
- Making a technology “space ready”
- What will be a successful TRISH proposal
Learn more & Register HERE
News in Context:
“For the first time in history, NASA astronauts have launched from American soil in a commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft on its way to the International Space Station. The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley lifted off at 3:22 p.m. EDT Saturday on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.”