Status Report

NASA GSFC Solicitation: NASA Genesis and RAPID Intensification Program Field Experiment

By SpaceRef Editor
September 3, 2009
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Synopsis – Sep 01, 2009

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNG09309910L
Posted Date: Sep 01, 2009
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Sep 01, 2009
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Sep 10, 2009
Current Response Date: Sep 10, 2009
Classification Code: 66 — Instruments and laboratory equipment
NAICS Code: 334511 – Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and Instrument Manufacturing

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GSFC has a requirement for One-Hundred Fifty (150ea) GPS Dropsondes, to measure wind and temperature profiles when dropped from an aircraft.

NASA/GSFC intends to purchase the items from Vaisala, Inc. These dropsondes are expendables needed for the Genesis and Rapid Intensification Program (GRIP) field campaign scheduled for 2010.

This recommendation is made pursuant to FAR 13.106, for the acquisition of supplies or services determined to be reasonably available from only one source.

The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.

All contractual and technical questions must be submitted in writing via e-mail to no later than September 7, 2009 or via facsimile 301-286-5373.

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 September 10, 2009. 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.

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

Title: Purchasing Agent
Phone: 301-286-5028
Fax: 301-286-5373

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

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