Status Report

Presolicitation Notice: Rapid Spacecraft Development Office: RAPID II Contract, ON-RAMP VII

By SpaceRef Editor
January 16, 2003
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General Information

  • Document Type: Presolicitation Notice
  • Solicitation Number: RFO5-00651-311-On-Ramp-VII
  • Posted Date: Jan 15, 2003
  • Original Response Date: Feb 28, 2003
  • Original Archive Date: Jan 15, 2004
  • Current Archive Date:
  • Classification Code: 18 — Space vehicles

Contracting Office Address

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


Rapid Spacecraft (Rapid II) is a multiple award of IDIQ, Fixed Price type contracts, for satellite bus core systems with any necessary modifications to meet specific scientific needs. The scope of the work includes integration of Government provided scientific instruments, integration and test, shipment of spacecraft to launch site, spacecraft launch support, on-orbit checkout of spacecraft, and on-orbit operations as required. Semi-annually over the life of the contract, the Contracting Officer will accept and evaluate proposals with the intention of adding additional contracts and/or modifying existing contracts to add additional core buses and options. Proposals will be accepted by the RSDO Contracting Officer during the month of February. In addition, the Contracting Officer may periodically solicit proposals. If you are interested in submitting an On-Ramp proposal, we highly recommend that you contact the RSDO at 301.286.7586. Proposals shall be subject to the same proposal instructions and evaluation procedures as the Rapid II Request for Offers (RFO) dated August 19, 1999. Proposal instructions and evaluation procedures may be obtained from the following website: ( Proposals are due at 2:00pm on February 28, 2003 at Building 25, Room N40 Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD 20771. Non-US companies should contact the RSDO to arrange access to the Bid Room.

Original Point of Contact

Rebecca Sue Wilkinson, Contracting Officer, Phone (301) 286-7586, Fax (301) 286-0530, Email [email protected] – Rebecca Sue Wilkinson, Contracting Officer, Phone (301) 286-7586, Fax (301) 286-0530, Email [email protected]

Email your questions to Rebecca Sue Wilkinson at [email protected]

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