Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Goddard Institute for Space Studies Support Services (GISS)

By SpaceRef Editor
September 11, 2005
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Synopsis – Sep 08, 2005
Draft Document – Posted on Sep 08, 2005

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNG05086927J
Posted Date: Sep 08, 2005
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Sep 08, 2005
Original Response Date: Sep 19, 2005
Current Response Date: Sep 19, 2005
Classification Code: A — Research and Development
NAICS Code: 541710 – Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GSFC plans to issue a Draft Request for Proposal (DRFP) for the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS). The resulting contract is a follow-on to current contract NAS5-00170.

The purpose of this contract is to provide continued support to NASA/GSFC’s GISS. Its primary mission is research that emphasizes a broad study of global change, an interdisciplinary research initiative addressing natural and man-made changes in the enviroment which occur on various time scales for decades to millennia and which affect the habitability of our planet.

The Government does not intend to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12. See Note 26.

This procurement is being conducted as a 8(a) Set-aside.

The NAICS Code and Size Standard are 541710 and 1,000 employees, respectively.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

The anticipated release date of the DRAFT RFP is on or about September 8, 2005. Any questions or comments in response to the DRAFT RFP are due within 11 days. The anticipated release date of the final RFP is early to mid October 2005 with proposals due approximately 30 days later.

An ombudsman has been appointed — See NASA Specific Note “B”.

The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet. These documents will reside on a World Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA/GSFC Business Opportunities home page is

Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. 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). Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

All questions must be submitted in writing to Alicia Joyner ( Telephone questions will not be accepted.

Point of Contact Name: Alicia D. Joyner Title: Contract Specialist Phone: (301) 614-5610 Fax: (301) 614-5619 Email:

Name: Sharon Collignon Title: Contracting Officer Phone: (301) 614-5604 Fax: (301) 614-5619 Email:

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