Status Report

Recovery Act – James Webb Space Telescope Observatory Contract Effort and Report

By SpaceRef Editor
July 22, 2009
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Award – Jul 22, 2009

General Information

NAIS Posted Date: Jul 22, 2009
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jul 22, 2009
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: Yes
Contract Award Date: Jul 14, 2009
Contract Award Number: NAS5-02200
Solicitation Number: 4200303940-GCQ
Award Modification Number: Modification No. 115
Award Modification Amount: 65000000
Contract Line Item Number: Item 4
Contractor: Northrop Grumman Corporation Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Classification Code: 18 — Space vehicles
NAICS Code: 336414 – Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GSFC has a requirement for the design, development and launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), and is utilizing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to provide for key elements of the observatory contract performance through approximately September 30, 2009. These performance elements are focused on the completion of critical tasks (e.g., design, development and fabrication) for the Optical Telescope Element, the Sunshield, and various system and subsystem areas, as well as completion of tasks for integration and testing of critical hardware. NASA/GSFC is purchasing the items from Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA under the existing contract that was competitively awarded to the company on 9/16/2002.

Point of Contact

Name: James S. King
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-286-4787
Fax: 301-286-5558

Name: Carlos R McKenzie
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-286-8085
Fax: 301-286-1670

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