Status Report

NASA Solicitation: NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract II

By SpaceRef Editor
October 6, 2008
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NASA Solicitation: NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract II

Synopsis – Oct 06, 2008

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNG08231373J
Posted Date: Oct 06, 2008
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Oct 06, 2008
Original Response Date: N/A
Current Response Date: N/A
Classification Code: A — Research and Development
NAICS Code: 541330 – Engineering Services

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Wallops Flight Facility, Code 210.W, Wallops Island, VA 23337


NASA/GSFC/Wallops Flight Facility plans to issue a DRAFT Request for Proposal (DRFP)] for NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract Follow-on (NSROC II).The NASA Sounding Rockets Program (NSRP) supports NASA Headquarters’ Science Mission Directorate by utilizing expendable sub-orbital rockets to conduct a host of scientific investigations for the study of near earth and space environments and to advance new technologies. The NSRP develops and provides launch vehicles and payload support subsystems; conducts experiment integration, testing, and flight qualification activities; and implements field operations at fixed and mobile ranges worldwide. The scope of the resultant contract will encompass all the efforts required to develop, design, build, integrate, test and support pre-launch/launch/post launch activities. This is a full and open competitive procurement and is anticipated to result in a Cost-Plus-Incentive Fee (CPIF) contract. All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

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

The NAICS Code and Size Standard are 541330 and $25M, respectively.

The anticipated release date of the Draft RFP is on or about October 30, 2008.

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.

Point of Contact

Name: Mickey Merritt
Title: Contract Officer
Phone: 757-824-1592
Fax: 757-824-1974

Name: Pamela J Taylor
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 757-824-1068
Fax: 757-824-1974

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