Status Report

Special Notice: Update to NASA’s SMCDS Procurement – JSC Requirement Will Be Separate

By SpaceRef Editor
January 29, 2003
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General Information

  • Document Type: Special Notice
  • Solicitation Number: NASA-SNOTE-030129-001
  • Posted Date: Jan 29, 2003
  • Original Response Date:
  • Original Archive Date: Jan 29, 2004
  • Current Archive Date:

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Headquarters Acquisition Branch, Code 210.H, Greenbelt, MD 20771


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has decided to remove the Johnson Space Center (JSC) Mission Operations requirement from the upcoming Space Mission Communications and Data Services (SMCDS) solicitation. This action was indicated in the December 18, 2002 Industry Briefing and the decision is now final. The SMCDS solicitation will succeed the current NASA Consolidated Space Operations Contract (CSOC), which will expire in December 2003. The Draft RFP for the SMCDS solicitation is currently scheduled for release in March 2003. Individual work package site visits are being considered during a time frame shortly after release of the Draft RFP. The final RFP is scheduled for release in April 2003. Additional updates and details related to the SMCDS procurement can be found on the current SMCDS current web site at This web site is expected to change to on February 1.

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