NASA JSC Solicitation: Advanced Space Suit for High Fidelity Testing

Status Report From: Johnson Space Center
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2012

Synopsis - Nov 08, 2012

General Information
Solicitation Number: NNJ13437303R
Posted Date: Nov 08, 2012
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Nov 08, 2012
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Nov 30, 2012
Current Response Date: Nov 30, 2012
Classification Code: A -- Research and Development
NAICS Code: 339113

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BH


NASA/JSC plans to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for an advanced space suit capable of high fidelity testing. The space suit will participate in human full vacuum chamber testing, simulated micro-gravity EVAs, and other mobility tests. The environments, interfaces, and performance requirements drive an integrated design that is a complete subsystem versus a mobility system-focused prototype.

The Government does not intend to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

The anticipated release date of the RFP is on or about December 3, 2012 with an anticipated offer due date of on or about January 25, 2012.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at .

The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet. These documents will reside on a World Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA Business Opportunities home page is .

Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any).

All contractual technical questions must be submitted in writing (e-mail or fax). Telephone questions will not be accepted.

Point of Contact

Name: Christopher A Wynard
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 281-792-7979
Fax: 281-483-4066

Name: Adrian D. Clayton
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 281-483-8498
Fax: 281-244-0995

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