Status Report

NASA GRC Solicitation: Water Cooled Copper Nickel Rocket Engine Nozzle

By SpaceRef Editor
January 3, 2006
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NASA GRC Solicitation: Water Cooled Copper Nickel Rocket Engine Nozzle

General Information

Document Type: Presolicitation Notice
Solicitation Number: NNC06137846Q
Posted Date: Dec 30, 2005
Original Response Date: Jan 06, 2006
Current Response Date: Jan 06, 2006
Original Archive Date: Dec 30, 2006
Current Archive Date: Dec 30, 2006
Classification Code: 53 — Hardware & abrasives
Naics Code: 332812 — Metal Coating, Engraving (except Jewelry and Silverware), and Allied Services to Manufacturers

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


NASA/GRC plans to issue a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for one water cooled copper nickel rocket engine nozzle using Rhedco Inc.’s proprietary process. NASA/GRC intends to purchase the item from Rhedco, Inc. on a sole source basis.     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 intends 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 January 6, 2006.     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. An Ombudsman has been appointed.     See NASA Specific Note “B”. Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

Point of Contact

Marilyn D. Stolz, Contract Specialist, Phone (216) 433-2756, Fax (216) 433-5489, Email

Email your questions to Marilyn D. Stolz at

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