Status Report

Solar Dynamics Observatory Android App

By SpaceRef Editor
August 28, 2010
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Synopsis – Aug 25, 2010

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNG10351062Q
Posted Date: Aug 25, 2010
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Aug 25, 2010
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Sep 02, 2010
Current Response Date: Sep 02, 2010
Classification Code: A — Research and Development
NAICS Code: 541690 – Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/GSFC has a requirement for an Android Smartphone Space Weather based app that will display images and other data from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).

NASA/GSFC intends to purchase the items from Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates LLC (ASTRA) pursuant to FAR 13.106, for the acquisition of supplies or services determined to be reasonably available from only one source. ASTRA is currently supporting the Android Smartphone platform and their unique space weather experience makes them capable of providing access of an ever-changing set of scientific data while also having a simpler user interface.

Government intends 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 no later than 2:30PM EST on date listed above. 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.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The installation Ombudsman is Nancy Abell, GSFC; Code 100; 301.286.5867.

Point of Contact

Name: Tamika R Seaforth
Title: Simplified Acquisition Spec
Phone: 301-286-8386
Fax: 301-286-1773

SpaceRef staff editor.