Phase A.1 Project definition and writing of the proposal for all applicants
Documents expected: Experiment proposal and letter of endorsement
Deadline: 21 September 2015
Phase A.2 Review of experiment proposal and first selection of up to 15 teams.
Results will be announced 30 October 2015
Phase B.1 Updating the experiment proposal and writing of the experiment safety data package by selected applicants
Documents expected: Experiment Proposal v2 and Experiment Safety Data Package (ESDP) v1
Deadline: 23 November 2015
Phase B.2 Evaluation by the Review Board and safety review by prime contractor
The final selection of up to four teams is expected in 18 December 2015.
Phase C. Experiment preparation
Documents expected: Experiment report, ESDP.Several versions will be delivered to ESA Education Office and Novespace experts before the campaign on a case by case basis.
Phase D. Parabolic flights campaign
Documents expected: Feedback report. Few weeks after the campaign.
Phase E. Analysis of results
Documents expected: Final version of the experiment report. Four months after the campaign.