Status Report

NASA GRC Presolicitation Notice: Cryogenic Oxygen/Methane Engine Assembl

By SpaceRef Editor
October 6, 2005
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Draft Solicitation 01 – Posted on Oct 05, 2005

General Information

Document Type: Presolicitation Notice
Solicitation Number: NNC06ZPT004R
Posted Date: Oct 05, 2005
Original Response Date: Nov 30, 2005
Current Response Date: Nov 30, 2005
Original Archive Date: Oct 05, 2006
Current Archive Date:Oct 05, 2006
Classification Code: A — Research & Development
Naics Code: 541710 — Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GRC plans to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the design, development, fabrication, testing and evaluation of a 100-lbf fixed thrust class, pressure fed, cryogenic oxygen/methane bipropellant, radiation exposed (unburied), low feedline heat soakback reaction control system (RCS) engine assembly. (This requirement was previous titled “100-lbf Reaction Control System (RCS) Engine”) Please refer to the Industry Briefing anouncement posted on September 27, 2005 ( The Government does not intend to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12. See Note 26. The NAICS Code and Size Standard are 541710 and 1000, respectively. All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency. The anticipated release date of the RFP is on or about October 26, 2005 with an anticipated offer due date of on or about November 30, 2005. An ombudsman has been appointed — See NASA Specific Note “B”. The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet. These documents will reside on a World Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA/GRC Business Opportunities home page is Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror’s responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below. All contractual technical questions must be submitted in writing (e-mail or fax). Telephone questions will not be accepted.

Point of Contact

Irene Cierchacki, Contracting Officer, Phone (216) 433-6036, Fax (216) 433-5489, Email

Email your questions to Irene Cierchacki at

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