FDL Call for Applications - Planetary Science


  • NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) is looking for master’s students, doctorate or post-doc researchers with an understanding or interest in one of this year’s problem areas:  
  • Planetary Defense: Near-Earth Object 3D shape modeling or Comet detection Space Weather: Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) or Solar-Terrestrial Interactions Space Resources: Lunar Water or Asteroid Prospecting 
  • Hosted by the SETI Institute and NASA Ames in Mountain View and supported by leaders in AI from the private sector, such as IBM, Nvidia, Autodesk and Miso Technologies, FDL brings together teams of experts in the physical sciences and specialists in data science and machine learning for an intense 8-week concentrated study on topics important to NASA – and to humanity’s future. 
  • The format encourages rapid iteration and prototyping to create outputs with meaningful application, papers and conference posters. All participants are paid and provided accommodation and transport in Silicon Valley. 
  • The 2017 8-week program is still accepting qualified participants and will run June 26 - August 18, 2017. 
  • Applications will be accepted until the closing date of the 19th of May, although we encourage you to apply sooner to ensure a place. 

To learn more about FDL and submit your application, please visit the FDL website at http://frontierdevelopmentlab.org