NASA GRC Solicitation: Radiation Tolerant Single Board Computer

Status Report From: Glenn Research Center
Posted: Monday, May 15, 2006


Synopsis - May 10, 2006

Modification 01 - Posted on May 10, 2006

"This is a modification to the synopsis entitled RADIATION TOLERANT SINGLE BOARD COMPUTER, NNC06156539Q which was posted on 05/10/2006. You are notified that the following change is made to add the specifications as follows: Single Board Computer for the Highlander Lunar Rover Mission Development."

Modification 02 - Posted on May 12, 2006

"Single Board Computer for the Highlander Lunar Rover Mission Development"

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNC06156539Q
Posted Date: May 10, 2006
FedBizOpps Posted Date: May 10, 2006
Original Response Date: May 22, 2006
Current Response Date: May 22, 2006
Classification Code: 70 -- General purpose information technology equipment
NAICS Code: 334111 - Electronic Computer Manufacturing

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135


NASA/GRC has a requirement for (1) each, SCS750 PEM. The SCS750 PEM is the commercial grade version of the SCS750FB/FS and is necessary to verify form and function, to allow for hardware design, and to be a platform for software development for the Lunar rover design which includes the SCS750FB/FS.

NASA/GRC intends to purchase the items from Maxwell Technologies, Inc., per FAR 13.106-1(b)(1), Only one source and no other vendor can provide the commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) system which is an identical work-alike for the radiation hard SCS750FB/FS computer specified for the Lunar flight rover. The SCS750 PEM is a stand alone system that will be embedded in a Lunar rover prototype for developmental purposes.

This procurement is being conducted under Simplified Acquisition Procedures in Part 13.

The 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 not later than 4:30 p.m. local time on May 22, 2006. 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.

An Ombudsman has been appointed. See NASA Specific Note "B".

Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

Point of Contact

Name: Bernadette J. Kan
Title: Purchasing Agent
Phone: (216) 433-2525
Fax: (216) 433-2480

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