Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Outdoor Leadership and Team building Expedition Training

By SpaceRef Editor
February 12, 2013
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Synopsis – Feb 12, 2013

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNG13464957L
Posted Date: Feb 12, 2013
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Feb 12, 2013
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Feb 19, 2013
Current Response Date: Feb 19, 2013
Classification Code: U — Education and training services
NAICS Code: 611430

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GSFC has a requirement for a customized ten day outdoor supervised leadership teambuilding expedition training course in April 2013 providing scientists and engineers with leadership, teamwork, and risk management experience in a remote expedition environment to effectively prepare team members on how to conduct scientific field campaigns which often involve remote, harsh environments.

NASA/GSFC intends to purchase the training from the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) NOLS is currently the only known source with the ability to meet NASA’s unique expedition requirements combining leadership training customized specifically for scientist and engineering teams and simulationg the field campaign environment.

NOLS offers leadership and team training in a challenging outdoor environment and has the desired level of knowledge, expertise, and experience to conduct expedition and outdoor leadership training. NOLS offers the combination of remoteness and focused leadership skill development that provides distinct synergistic learning opportunities for teams managing risk in the implementation of complex scientific missions and the conduct of scientific field campaigns in remote, stressful, and harsh environments.

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. local time on February 19, 2013. 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 Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at .

Point of Contact

Name: Keva R. Crossen
Title: Purchasing Agent
Phone: 301-286-5385
Fax: 301-286-2226

Name: Lashawn K. Davis
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-286-3080
Fax: 301-286-2226

SpaceRef staff editor.