Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Reovery Act: Technology Refresh of the Earth Observing System Data Information System Core System Science Data Processing System

By SpaceRef Editor
September 13, 2009
Filed under , ,

Synopsis – Sep 10, 2009
General Information
Solicitation Number: Task03NNG09HP00C
Posted Date: Sep 10, 2009
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Sep 10, 2009
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: Yes
Original Response Date: Oct 09, 2009
Current Response Date: Oct 09, 2009
Classification Code: A — Research and Development
NAICS Code: 541512 – Computer Systems Design Services

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GSFC has a requirement for Technology Referesh of the software and hardware of the Earth Observing System Data Information (EOSDIS) Core System (ECS) Science Data Processing System (SDPS) and the ECS Maintenance Environment. In order to mitigate end of service life issues with the EOSDIS SDPS’s file system backup capability, the contractor shall implement technology refresh of this capability at the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LPDAAC) in Sioux Falls, SD, at the Atmospheric Services Data Center (ASDC) in Langley, VA, at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, CO, and at the SDPS maintenance environment at the Contractor’s facility in Riverdale, MD. In order to meet increased archive capacity requirements, the contractor shall augment online disk storage and backup tape media at the ASDC, LPDAAC and NSIDC. The contractor is responsible for the total hardware and software development process including, but not limited to, management, design, implementation, modification, configuration management, personnel training, operator training for baseline changes, integration, installation, user liaison, help desk support, testing, quality assurance and technical assistance.

NASA/GSFC intends to award a new Task 03 under Contract No. NNG09HP00C with Raytheon Company. Cost plus award fee Contract No. NNG09HP00C was awarded Raytheon Company, on May 23, 2009, on a sole source basis while a competitive procurement is in process.

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

Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

Point of Contact

Name: Gail D Boger
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-614-5298
Fax: 301-614-5267

Name: Nipa Shah
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-286-4988
Fax: 301-286-5373

SpaceRef staff editor.