Status Report

NASA KSC: No NASA Launch Services NLS Solicitation Open Season in August 2008

By SpaceRef Editor
June 6, 2008
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NASA KSC: No NASA Launch Services NLS Solicitation Open Season in August 2008

Synopsis – Jun 06, 2008

General Information

Solicitation Number: RFP10-99-021-RevC
Posted Date: Jun 06, 2008
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jun 06, 2008
Original Response Date: N/A
Current Response Date: N/A
Classification Code: V — Transportation, travel, and relocation services
NAICS Code: 336414 – Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing Set-Aside Code:

Contracting Office Address

NASA/John F. Kennedy Space Center, Procurement, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899


The purpose of this synopsis is for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide notification to the launch services industry that there will be no NASA Launch Services (NLS) solicitation open season in August 2008 due to ongoing acquisition planning activities.

The NLS RFP was issued on October 18, 1999, and contains an innovative on-ramp provision found in Section 2, clause 2.0. To date, the RFP has resulted in the award of Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) task order contracts to Boeing Launch Services, Inc., Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services, Inc., Orbital Sciences Corporation, and Space Exploration Technologies. Each February and August during the life of this RFP, or at any other time established via synopsis, the Government accepts proposals from new launch service providers for IDIQ contracts and proposals from existing IDIQ contractors for additional launch services.

An electronic version of the Executive Summary, which provides an overview of the requirements, along with the entire NLS solicitation can be found at the Internet Address in the General Information section of this synopsis. The NLS solicitation is restricted to domestic sources and offerors must be ISO 9001/2000 certified.

Point of Contact

Name: Jeanne A. Burkhart
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 321-867-3475
Fax: 321-867-4848

Name: Jacqueline Brooks
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 321-867-7698
Fax: 321-867-4848

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