Status Report

NASA GSFC Solicitation: Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science and Technology (CRESST)

By SpaceRef Editor
March 11, 2006
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Synopsis – Mar 03, 2006

Modification 01 – Posted on Mar 03, 2006

Modification 02 – Posted on Mar 05, 2006

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNG06127696C
Posted Date: Mar 03, 2006
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Mar 03, 2006
FedGrants Posted Date: Mar 03, 2006
Application Due Date: Mar 15, 2006
Classification Code: A — Research and Development
NAICS Code: 541710 – Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences

Grant Specific Information

Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Number: 00.000
Cost Sharing or Matching Required: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: not available
Expected Number of Awards: not available
Ceiling Amount: none
Floor Amount: none
Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development (ST)
Eligible Applicants: 06 – State controlled institutions of higher education
Eligible Applicants: 13 – Nonprofits without 501 (c)(3) IRS status, other than institutions of higher education
Eligible Applicants: 20 – Private institutions of higher education
Link to Full Announcement:

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 210.S, Greenbelt, MD 20771


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)/Goddard Space Flight Center is releasing a Draft Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) No. NNG06127696C for the Establishment of a Center of Excellence for Research in Earth Science. The primary focus is the establishment of a center of excellence for collaborative research in the Space Sciences between NASA, and Educational, or Not for Profit Science organizations.

The potential sources are encouraged to submit questions or comments on or before March 15, 2006, via email to the point of contact designated below. Additionally, you are further encouraged to submit questions or comments as they arise, in lieu of submitting them all at the end. The schedule for the review and selection of proposals for this CAN is as follows: May/June 2006 – Proposals due August 2006 – Award announcement September 2006 – Agreement signed

(Dates are tentative – will be finalized upon issuance of final CAN)

Only educational institutions and non-profit organizations shall submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

Notwithstanding the posting of this opportunity at,, or at both sites, NASA reserves the right to determine the appropriate award instrument for each proposal selected pursuant to this announcement.

If you have any questions regarding this Draft, please direct those to Ms. Cynthia Wagoner at (301) 286-6993 or via email at:

Point of Contact

Name: Cynthia L Wagoner
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: (301) 286-6993
Fax: (301) 286-1773

Name: Carlos R McKenzie
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: (301) 286-3318
Fax: (301) 286-1773

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