Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Cubesat Hardware and Intergation Services

By SpaceRef Editor
June 3, 2013
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Synopsis – Jun 03, 2013

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNK13ZLS004Q
Posted Date: Jun 03, 2013
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jun 03, 2013
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Jun 18, 2013
Current Response Date: Jun 18, 2013
Classification Code: 18 — Space vehicles
NAICS Code: 336419
Set-Aside Code: Total Small Business

Contracting Office Address

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


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)/John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) plans to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for CubeSat dispenser hardware and integration services. A CubeSat is a type of miniaturized space research satellite that typically uses commercial, off-the-shelf electronic components. In support of this effort, Offerors must be capable of performing the standard service, which includes engineering development support, dispenser carrier hardware, CubeSat to dispenser and dispenser to launch vehicle (LV) integration, and system testing. Additionally, Offerors may be required to perform non-standard services (such as de-integration and commercial flight services), mission unique services, and special task assignments related to the hardware and integration services. Offerors need not be capable of performing commercial flight services to be eligible for an IDIQ contract award under this acquisition.

NASA intends to make one or more award(s) of the Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) type contract. The contract ordering period will be Calendar Years (CY) 2013 through 2016. The minimum order value is $10,000 with a maximum order value of $9,500,000.

This requirement is a 100% Small Business Set-Aside.

This procurement will be conducted under FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items, in conjunction with FAR Part 15, Contracting by Negotiation.

The anticipated release date of the solicitation is on or about June 25, 2013, with a response date within 30 days. The firm date for the receipt of proposals will be stated in the RFP. All responsible sources may submit a proposal in response to the solicitation, which shall be considered by NASA.

NASA clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at . The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet on the Government-wide point of entry (GPE). The GPE can be accessed via the Internet at .

Prospective Offerors should notify this office of their intent to submit an offer by the closing date of this synopsis, June 18, 2013. It is the Offeror’s responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential Offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any).

Point of Contact

Name: Jennifer L Dorsey
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 321-867-0337
Fax: 321-867-4884

Name: Helena Jo Wilkas
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 321-867-4133
Fax: 321-867-4848

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