Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Satellite Laser Ranging Operation in Arequipa Peru

By SpaceRef Editor
June 17, 2014
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Synopsis – Jun 13, 2014

General Information

    Solicitation Number: NNG14516567R

    Posted Date: Jun 13, 2014

    FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jun 13, 2014

    Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No

    Original Response Date: Jun 23, 2014

    Current Response Date: Jun 28, 2014

    Classification Code: Z — Maintenance, repair, and alteration of real property

    NAICS Code: 811219

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GSFC has a requirement to procure for the acquisition of support services for the administration, operations, and maintenance of the Transportable Laser Ranging System (TLRS-3) located at the Universidad Nacional de San Agustin (UNSA) in Arequipa, Peru, which is part of the NASA Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) Network.

NASA/GSFC intends to purchase the items from UNSA, in accordance with the new International Agreement between NASA and UNSA which will be dated October 25, 2014. UNSA for its part, shall fulfill the following responsibilities of providing personnel, materials, and the facilities necessary to operate and maintain the Satellite Tracking Station located at the University of Peru. NASA equipment is stationed in Peru, because the geographic location is technically necessary for successful global Geodynamic research.

The Government does not intend 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 June 28, 2014. 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. Questions regarding this acquisition must be submitted in writing (e-mail is preferred) no later than June 20, 2014 to or via fax to 301-286-6299.

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:DeAndre R Rawlings

    Title:Contract Specialist




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