Status Report

NASA ARC Solicitation: Contractor to Develop Comprehensive Information Architecture to Enable Fractionated Space Systems

By SpaceRef Editor
May 13, 2011
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Award – May 13, 2011

General Information

NAIS Posted Date: May 13, 2011
FedBizOpps Posted Date: May 13, 2011
Noncompetitive Action: No
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Contract Award Date: May 12, 2011
Contract Award Number: NNA11AB34C
Solicitation Number: DARPA-BAA-11-01
Contract Award Amount: 229999
Contract Line Item Number: 001
Contractor: Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3815
Contractor DUNS Number: 052184116
Classification Code: A — Research and Development
NAICS Code: 541712 – Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology)

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Ames Research Center, JA:M/S 241-1, Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000


NASA Ames Research Center has awarded a Firm Fixed Price contract for research and development of disaggregated or fractionated space architectures. The goal is to develop a design for software and hardware for a satellite system that uses a cluster of wirelessly interconnected modules capable of sharing their resources and utilizing resources found elsewhere in the cluster. The contractor will develop a comprehensive information architecture system to enable fractionated space systems, including design, development, integration, deployment, and testing of this system.

Point of Contact

Name: Elizabeth A Baierl
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 650-604-5082
Fax: 650-604-0932

Name: Janessa M Schantin
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 650-604-3558
Fax: 650-604-0932

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