Status Report

NASA Aeronautics Research Small Business Quarterly Forum

By SpaceRef Editor
September 22, 2004
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General Information

Document Type: Special Notice

Solicitation Number: NASA-SNOTE-040920-002

Posted Date: Sep 20, 2004

Original Response Date:

Current Response Date:

Original Archive Date: Sep 20, 2005

Current Archive Date: Sep 20, 2005

Classification Code: A — Research & Development

Naics Code: 541710 — Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Dryden Flight Research Center, Code A, P.O. Box 273, Edwards, CA 93523-0273


NASA Dryden Flight Research Center is seeking small, small disadvantaged, small women-owned, Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone), small veteran-owned and small service-disabled veteran-owned businesses as well as Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU’s) and Other Minority Institution (these businesses are hereafrter refer to as SB’s) participate in the NASA Aeronautics Research Small Business Quarterly Forum.

The forum will be conducted at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California on November 9, 2004. In partnership with the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization sponsors Quarterly Forums where certain high tech Small Businesses (SBs) deliver technical presentations to senior Aeronautics managers and NASA Prime Contractors regarding their technical capability related to the Aeronautics program.

NASA is seeking to identify high-tech SDB’s to participate in the Aeronautics Small Business Forum with expertise in the targeted areas of capability described below. The forums are a means of identifying high-tech SB’s capable of participating in our most complex aeronautics programs as future contractors and subcontractors. Additional information on the forums can be found on the NASA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization homepage at URL:

Dryden is NASA’s primary installation for flight research for more than half a century, and is chartered to conceive and conduct experimental flight research. In carrying out this mission, Dryden operates some of the most advanced research aircraft in the nation. We are looking for small businesses and educational institutions with expertise or capabilities in: experimental flight research for integrated flight and propulsion controls; advanced optical sensors; viscous drag reduction; advanced configurations for high-altitude, long-endurance aircraft, remotely piloted vehicles, and hypersonic vehicles; atmospheric tests of advanced rocket and air breathing propulsion concepts; instrumentation systems; and flight loads predictions. Small businesses and educational institutions interested in participating as a presenter, at the forum, should submit their capabilities statement to Robert Medina at the address listed above, no later than Monday, October 4, 2004.

Capability statements should target the areas of expertise mentioned above. While there is no prescribed format for the capabilities statement the business or educational institution should provide information which demonstrates or provides evidence of their technical expertise in the areas related to Dryden’s mission; including a cover page, which shall consist of the following information: Name and type of business (small, SDB, women-owned small, HUBZone, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned or minority institution); address, phone and Fax numbers, e-mail address, name of point of contact and alternate, including phone number and e-mail address; a brief capability description (up to 10 words in length); and a one paragraph summary, fifty to one-hundred words in length, of your firms technical capabilities. You may also include a couple of additional pages/charts of which identifies the kind of work your firm has completed such as photos of products/relevant delivered systems or services, including the name(s) of prior customers with a point-of-contact and telephone number.

Three (3) to five (5) participants will be selected. Selection of participants will be soley at the discretion of NASA. Notification of the firms selected to participate will be made via the Internet. No separate notification will be made. No expenses for participation will be reimbursed by the government. Past presenters at NASA Dryden are not eligible for participation. Government and contractor (large and small) personnel are welcome to attend this event on Tuesday, November 9, 2004. Notification of attendance is essential for planning and badging purposes. Please contact Robert Medina, no later than October 29, 2004, if you are a US Citizen or October 4, 2004, for non-US Citizens, of your intent to attend at the telephone number, fax number or e-mail address listed below.

Point of Contact

Robert Medina, Small Business Specialist, Phone (661) 276-3343, Fax (661) 276-2904, Email – Maikeyza T Brown, Contract Specialist, Phone (661) 276-7504, Fax (661) 276-2292, Email

Email your questions to Robert Medina at

SpaceRef staff editor.