Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Recovery Throttleable Cryogenic Engine Concept Design Study

By SpaceRef Editor
March 11, 2009
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Synopsis – Mar 10, 2009

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNM09AA52R
Posted Date: Mar 10, 2009
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Mar 10, 2009
FedGrants Posted Date: Mar 10, 2009
Application Due Date Explanation: See the BAA.
Classification Code: A — Research and Development
NAICS Code: 927110 – Space Research and Technology

Grant Specific Information

Funding Instrument Type: Procurement Contract
Funding Instrument Type: Other
CFDA Number: 00.000
Cost Sharing or Matching Required: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: $800,000.00
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Ceiling Amount: $400,000.00
Floor Amount: $200,000.00
Funding Activity: Other (O)
See the BAA.
Eligible Applicants: 99 – Unrestricted See the BAA.
Link to Full Announcement:

Contracting Office Address

NASA/George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Procurement Office, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) is releasing a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Exploration Technology Development Program and Propulsion and Cryogenic Advanced Development Project.

This BAA will solicit conceptual design studies intended to develop throttling cryogenic (liquid oxygen/liquid hydrogen) pump fed liquid propellant rocket engine concept solutions for both single and multiple engine propulsion systems.

Upon its release date on or about March 24, 2009, this BAA will be available electronically through

Participation is open to all categories of organizations, foreign and domestic, including industry, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, NASA centers, and other Government agencies.

Electronically submitted Notices of Intent to propose are requested by March 17, 2009 to NOI should include the company name, address, point of contact, phone number and email address.

“Proposal due date is May 8, 2009.

This is a broad agency announcement as specified in FAR 6.102 (d) (2).

Notwithstanding the posting of this opportunity at, NASA reserves the right to determine the appropriate award instrument for each proposal selected pursuant to this announcement.

Direct questions specifically regarding this solicitation to: Marlyce R. Alexander, Contracting Officer, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Procurement Office, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812, Email:, telephone (256) 544-8344.

Point of Contact

Name: Marlyce E. Alexander
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 256-544-8344
Fax: 256-544-6062

Name: James W. Bailey
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 256-544-7409
Fax: 256-544-9354

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