Status Report

NASA Presolicitation Notice: Wind Tunnel Services

By SpaceRef Editor
August 20, 2004
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General Information

Document Type: Presolicitation Notice
Solicitation Number: NNL04047828Q
Posted Date: Aug 20, 2004
Original Response Date: Sep 03, 2004
Current Response Date: Sep 03, 2004
Original Archive Date: Aug 20, 2005
Current Archive Date: Aug 20, 2005
Classification Code: A — Research & Development
Naics Code: 541710 — Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Langley Research Center, Mail Stop 144, Industry Assistance Office, Hampton, VA 23681-0001


NASA/LaRC has a requirement for Wind Tunnel Testing Services for one base year and one option year. NASA/LaRC intends to purchase Wind Tunnel Testing Services in the 30 x 60 foot Full Scale Tunnel (FST) from Old Dominion University Research Foundation (ODURF), Hampton, VA.    

ODURF is the only know responsible source that can meet Agency Requirements. ODURF operates the FST which has many unique testing capabilities due to its size and a number of special test apparatus developed for the facility. The services consist of pretest preparation and calibration, full-scale or large model testing, small model static testing, Free-flight testing, and forced oscillation testing. The Contractor shall be responsible for operating the tunnel and the tunnel data systems as well as preparing the tunnel and data system for operation.    

This procurement is being conducted under the FAR 13.5 Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP) Test Program for Certain Commercial Items.      

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 September 3, 2004.    

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.

Original Point of Contact

Sandra T Stevens, Contract Specialist, Phone (757) 864-8483, Fax (757) 864-9097, Email

Email your questions to Sandra T Stevens at

Current Point of Contact

Sandra T Stevens, Contract Specialist, Phone (757) 864-8483, Fax (757) 864-9097, Email

Email your questions to Sandra T Stevens at

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