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NASA Presolicitation Notice: Expendable Launch Vehicle Payload Processing Capability for Deep Impact and Messenger Spacecraft

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Friday, August 16, 2002

General Information

  • Document Type: Presolicitation Notice
  • Solicitation Number: 072602P25
  • Posted Date: Jul 26, 2002
  • Original Response Date: Aug 12, 2002
  • Current Response Date: Aug 12, 2002
  • Original Archive Date: Jul 26, 2003
  • Current Archive Date: Jul 26, 2003
  • Classification Code: 99 -- Miscellaneous
Contracting Office Address

NASA/John F. Kennedy Space Center, Procurement, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899

Description

NASA/KSC plans to issue a Sole Source Request for Quotation (RFQ) for payload processing capability for the Deep Impact and Messenger Missions to Astrotech Space Operations (ASO) 1515 Chaffee Drive, Titusville, Florida 32780. The Deep Impact and Messenger Missions are currently scheduled for launch aboard Delta II Medium Class expendable launch vehicles (ELVs) in early 2004. The requirement is to provide the processing facility and processing support services necessary to prepare the spacecraft for each launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Florida. Processing activity at the site is expected to begin late September 2003. More detailed schedules and requirements definitions will be contained in the RFQ. This procurement is being conducted under the Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP). The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR PART 12. Interested organizations, other than the sole source cited, may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing to the identified point of contact not later than 4:00 p.m. eastern standard time on August 12, 2002. The point of contact is Jeanne A. Burkhart, Contracting Officer. Mail to: NASA/Kennedy Space Center, Attn: Jeanne A. Burkhart, Mail Code OP-OS-ELV, John F. Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899 or fax to (321) 867-4848. Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice. Submitted capabilities and 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. An Ombudsman has been appointed. See NASA Specific Note "B". Any referenced notes can be viewed at the following URL: http://genesis.gsfc.nasa.gov/nasanote.html

Original Point of Contact

Jeanne A. Burkhart, Contracting Officer, Phone (321) 867-3475, Fax (321) 867-4848, Email Jeanne.Burkhart-1@ksc.nasa.gov

Email your questions to Jeanne A. Burkhart at Jeanne.Burkhart-1@ksc.nasa.gov

Current Point of Contact

Jeanne A. Burkhart, Contracting Officer, Phone (321) 867-3475, Fax (321) 867-4848, Email Jeanne.Burkhart-1@ksc.nasa.gov

Email your questions to Jeanne A. Burkhart at Jeanne.Burkhart-1@ksc.nasa.gov

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