NASA GRC Solicitation: Curiosity Rover Scale Models

Status Report From: Glenn Research Center
Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Synopsis - Nov 20, 2012
General Information
Solicitation Number: NNC13455201Q
Posted Date: Nov 20, 2012
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Nov 20, 2012
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Nov 30, 2012
Current Response Date: Nov 30, 2012
Classification Code: 99 -- Miscellaneous
NAICS Code: 541850

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135


NASA/GRC has a requirement for two (2) high quality 1/10th scale models and one (1) 1/5th scale model of the Curiosity Rover. NASA/GRC intends to purchase the items from from Scale Model Company on a sole source basis due to the proprietary restrictions on drawings. The statutory authority permitting other than full and open competition is Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.302-1, 10 U.S.C 2304(c)(1).

The Government does not intend to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.

Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing to the identified point of contact not later than 4:30 p.m. local time on November 30, 2012. Such capabilities/qualifications will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the government.

Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at .

Point of Contact

Name: Kimberly Yvonne Hill
Title: Purchasing Agent
Phone: 216-433-5267
Fax: 216-433-2480

Name: Marilyn D. Stolz
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 216-433-2756
Fax: 216-433-5489

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