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NASA MSFC Interdisciplinary Study: International Space University

Status Report From: Marshall Space Flight Center
Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014

Synopsis - Feb 26, 2014

General Information

    Solicitation Number: NNM14502281Q

    Posted Date: Feb 26, 2014

    FedBizOpps Posted Date: Feb 26, 2014

    Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No

    Original Response Date: Mar 03, 2014

    Current Response Date: Mar 05, 2014

    Classification Code: A -- Research and Development

    NAICS Code: 611310

Contracting Office Address

NASA/George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Procurement Office, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812

Description

**********PLEASE CONTACT DENECE NORRIS(ARCS), ONLY, IN WRITING TO denece.a.norris@nasa.gov or FAX (256)-961-9604, WITH ANY CORRESPONDENCE REGARDING THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. CONTACT INFORMATION IS ALSO IN THE BODY OF THIS SOLICITATION*************

NASA/MSFC has a requirement for an Interdisciplinary Mars Study.

NASA/MSFC intends to purchase this service from The International Space University on a sole source basis.

Competition is impractical for the following reason:

The unique interdisciplinary aspects of the mission concept require specific and specialized, synergistic knowledge in the areas of science, engineering, economics, space business management, and policy available only through The International Space University.

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 Denece A. Norris(ARCS) by email, denece.a.norris@nasas.gov or fax (256)961-9604 no later than 4:30 p.m. CDT on February 28, 2014. 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(NOV 2011), Ombudsman, is applicable.

The official point of contact is Artra C. House; however, all questions/offers shall be submitted to Denece A. Norris (ARCS) at Denece.a.norris@nasa.gov, or faxed to (256)961-9604.

Point of Contact

    Name:Artra C House

    Title:Contract Specialist

    Phone:256-544-3507

    Fax:256-544-6560

    Email:artra.c.house@nasa.gov

    Name:Jeannette S. Swearingen

    Title:Contract Specialist

    Phone:256-544-1395

    Fax:256-544-5028

    Email: jeannette.s.swearingen@nasa.gov

    

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