Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Wallops Ste Up Intern Program

By SpaceRef Editor
January 29, 2011
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Synopsis – Jan 27, 2011

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNG11371465Q
Posted Date: Jan 27, 2011
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jan 27, 2011
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Feb 11, 2011
Current Response Date: Feb 11, 2011
Classification Code: U — Education and training services
NAICS Code: 611710 – Educational Support Services

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GSFC/WFF has a requirement for a Science, Technology, Engineering Pipe Line for Underserved Populations (STEP UP) program, 1 job.

NASA/GSFC/WFF intends to purchase the items/services from the Mid-Atlantic Institute for Space Technology (MIST) in accordance with 6.302-1(a)(1)10 U.S.C.2304(c)(1)- only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. NASA and MIST will co-fund a student internship program. MIST will provide a co-funding match of between $70,000 and $100,000 to provide internship opportunities. The student internship program will provide internship opportunities for a minimum of 9 high school students, 11 community college and university students for at least 8 week during the summer of 2011 or a semester long part-time internship in the fall of 2011. The students will serve their internship at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, the Maryland Institute for Space Technology (MIST) or Maryland HAWK Corporation in support of NASA projects. In addition to the internship program, a seminar on space science for students with physical disabilities who reside on the Eastern Shore will be conducted.

The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.

Interested organizations may submit their co-fund committment along with 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 11, 2011. 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.

An Ombudsman hs been appointed. See NASA Specific Note “B”.

Point of Contact

Name: Joan L Murden
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 757-824-1352
Fax: 757-824-1974

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

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