Status Report

NASA GSFC Solicitation: Land Cover Project Science Office Satellite Image

By SpaceRef Editor
March 31, 2013
Filed under , ,

Synopsis – Mar 20, 2013

General Information

Solicitation Number: 4200468511
Posted Date: Mar 20, 2013
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Mar 20, 2013
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Apr 06, 2013
Current Response Date: Apr 06, 2013
Classification Code: T — Photographic, mapping, printing, and publication services
NAICS Code: 541370

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GSFC has a requirement for 192 images acquired by the SPOT-4 satellite. The SPOT-4 orbit provides very frequent coverage of particular test sites. NASA requires very frequent coverage in order to assess within season changes in agricultural fields, and to develop algorithms to support improved agricultural monitoring.

NASA/GSFC intends to purchase the items from ASTRIUM SERVICES, pursuant to FAR 13.106, for the acquisition of supplies or services determined to be reasonably available from only one source. The SPOT-4 satellite is operated by EADS Astrium. Currently no moderate resolution (10-30m) satellite imaging system acquires data as frequently as the SPOT-4 system. Only SPOT-4 satisfies requirements for both resolution and frequency of coverage.

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 April 06, 2013. 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.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at .

Point of Contact

Name: Keith Long
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 301-286-5075
Fax: 301-286-5373

Name: Makara K. Nevils
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-286-4909
Fax: 301-286-5373

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