Status Report

NASA Notice of Exploration Mission Docking Systems Forum

By SpaceRef Editor
March 10, 2005
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General Information

Document Type: Special Notice
Solicitation Number: NASA-SNOTE-050310-001
Posted Date: Mar 10, 2005
Original Response Date:
Current Response Date:
Original Archive Date: Mar 10, 2006
Current Archive Date: Mar 10, 2006
Classification Code: A — Research & Development
Naics Code: 541710 — Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BH



NASA’s Advanced Docking Berthing System (ADBS) Project within the Exploration Systems Research and Technology, Technology Maturation Program, in the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate is issuing a notice for a technical interchange meeting (TIM) to be held in the mid-April 2005 time frame.       This Docking TIM will be held to provide information regarding the past, present, and planned efforts to mature the NASA Low Impact Docking System (LIDS) to support the advanced mating system and Autonomous Rendezvous and Docking needs for the Constellation and Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV) Programs for the NASA Exploration Program.    

This TIM is targeted to US contractors and other Government Agencies who are currently involved, pursuing involvement, or interested in docking and mating system technology development.    

This TIM could be of interest to contractors already awarded work within the Concept Exploration and Refinement (CE&R) and Human and Robotic Technology (H&RT) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) acquisitions and to contractors pursuing participation in the upcoming CEV RFP solicitation.     Interested parties are encouraged to pre-register with James L. Lewis of the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston TX by COB Friday March 18, 2005 to facilitate planning and logistics of the TIM.    

Email: TIM scheduling and agenda information will be provided in a subsequent announcement after pre-registration is complete.

Point of Contact

Delene R. Sedillo, Contracting Officer, Phone (281) 483-9730, Fax (281) 483-2138, Email

Email your questions to Delene R. Sedillo at

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