Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Engineering Design for Mars Organic Molecule Analyzer Mass Spectrometer

By SpaceRef Editor
March 10, 2011
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Synopsis – Mar 09, 2011

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNG11376946L
Posted Date: Mar 09, 2011
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Mar 09, 2011
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Mar 24, 2011
Current Response Date: Mar 24, 2011
Classification Code: R — Professional, administrative, and mgmt support services
NAICS Code: 541330 – Engineering Services
Set-Aside Code: Total Small Business

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GSFC has a requirement for Designs of the mechanical system of the Mars Organic Molecule Analyzer (MOMA) Mass Spectrometer experiment which will be incorporated into the European Space Agency Exomars Program. The specific performance requirements are to be conducted in an accelerated 22 week ARO schedule:

-Develop the electron ion focusing assembly for the Goddard Breadboard 1 (GB1) 2D ion trap prototype design. -Work with the MOMA team to develop the GB1 2D ion trap segmented rod design. -Develop mounting interfaces for the GB1 2D ion trap -Interface with the GSFC MOMA team on a regular basis with weekly telecons and monthly or as required face to face meetings and provide a deliverable to the GSFC MOMA Instrument Manager of a monthly report on progress. Face to face meetings shall include Technical Interface Meetings and reviews.

NASA/GSFC intends to purchase the items from AMU Engineering Inc. 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. 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. Eastern Standard Time (EST)on March 24, 2011.

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.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The installation Ombudsman is Nancy Abell, Goddard Space Flight Center, Mailstop 100, PH: 301-286-5867, FAX:301-286-1714, EMAIL:

Point of Contact

Name: Rogenia Burton-Pendergast
Title: Simplified Acquisition Specialist
Phone: 301-286-6937
Fax: 301-286-1720

Name: Bruce B Tsai
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-286-4782
Fax: 301-286-1720

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