Synopsis - Aug 30, 2012
Solicitation Number: NNJ12440017Q
Posted Date: Aug 30, 2012
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Aug 30, 2012
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Sep 10, 2012
Current Response Date: Sep 10, 2012
Classification Code: A -- Research and Development
NAICS Code: 541690
Contracting Office Address
NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BH
NASA/JSC is currently looking at the development of aneutronic fusion power for spacecraft applications. Research focus is radiation protection, architecture utilizing high temperature superconducting magnets, and anuetronic fusion.
NASA/JSC intends to purchase research and development services from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) for a continuation of an aneutronic fusion research project currently being conducted at the Johnson Space Center. EPRI possesses highly specialized technical skills, knowledge, and data specifically concerning the research and development of aneutronic fusion power as it relates to spacecraft applications. By previously providing consulting and research services, EPRI has pre-existing knowledge and intrinsic insight into the research and development of the existing project for aneutronic fusion power for spacecraft applications.
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 La Toy Jones at Latoy.firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 4:30 p.m. local time on September 10, 2012. 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 Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/pub_library/Omb.html .
Point of Contact
Name: Rochelle N Overstreet
Title: Contract Specialist
Name: LaToy J. Jones
Title: Contracting Officer