Status Report

Presolicitation Notice: Instrument Concept and Risk Reduction Study for the Global Precipitation Measurement Imager

By SpaceRef Editor
January 21, 2003
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General Information

  • Document Type: Presolicitation Notice
  • Solicitation Number: RFP5-03305-GAQ
  • Posted Date: Jan 17, 2003
  • Original Response Date: Jan 24, 2003
  • Original Archive Date: Jan 17, 2004
  • Current Archive Date:
  • Classification Code: B — Special studies and analysis – not R&D

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GSFC plans to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Instrument Concept and Risk Reduction Study for the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Microwave Imager (GMI). The objective of the study is to develop a Instrument Concept compliant with the design and performance requirements for GMI, and that can be fabricated and assembled with a low level of cost, technical and schedule risk. The provisions and clauses in the RFP are those in effect through FAC 97-11. The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR PART 12. The NAICS Code and Size Standard are 541710 and 1000 employees, respectively. The DPAS rating for this procurement is DO-C9. The anticipated release date of RFP5-03305-GAQ is on or about January 24, 2003 with an anticipated proposal due date of on or about February 10, 2003. All qualified responsible sources may submit a proposal which shall be considered by the agency. An ombudsman has been appointed. See NASA Specific Note “B”. The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet. These documents will be in Microsoft Office 97 format and will reside on a World-Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA/GSFC Business Opportunities page is Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror’s responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Any referenced notes can be viewed at the following URL:

Original Point of Contact

Sharon Collignon, Contracting Officer, Phone (301) 286-7458, Fax (301) 286-0383, Email

Email your questions to Sharon Collignon at

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