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High-Temperature Tolerant Batteries (HTTBs) For Long-Life In-situ Solar System Explorer (LLISSE)

General Information

Document Type:MOD
Posted Date:Aug 30, 2017
Category: Research and Development
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

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


This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; offers are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. NASAs Venus Science Project is developing battery technologies to support the LLISSE Venus surface mission. The goal is to eventually deliver Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 6 hardware for their Preliminary Design Reviews. The technical objective for batteries is to meet the performance requirements of the energy storage system for the High-Temperature Tolerant Batteries (HTTBs) For Long-Lived In-situ Solar System Explorer (LLISSE) Venus surface probe. NASA is developing high temperature rechargeable battery technology to meet Venusian surface probe needs, focusing on improving safety, low self-discharge, high specific energy, and high energy density. This work will culminate in battery-level demonstrations at TRL 6 with candidate designs and performance predictions for battery systems tailored for the LLISSE surface probe. The NAICS Code for this procurement is 541712. The offeror shall state in their offer their size status for this procurement. All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency. Delivery is to NASA GRC. Delivery shall be FOB Destination. Offers for the items(s) described above are due by 09/06/2017 to jason.r.siewert@nasa.gov and must include, solicitation number, FOB destination to this Center, proposed delivery schedule, discount/payment terms, warranty duration (if applicable), taxpayer identification number (TIN), identification of any special commercial terms, and be signed by an authorized company representative. Offerors shall provide the information required by FAR 52.212-1 (OCT 2015), Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items, which is incorporated by reference. If the end product(s) offered is other than domestic end product(s) as defined in the clause entitled "Buy American Act -- Supplies," the offeror shall so state and shall list the country of origin. FAR 52.212-4 (DEC 2014), Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items is applicable. FAR 52.212-5 (MAY 2015), Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is applicable. The FAR may be obtained via the Internet at URL: http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html The NFS may be obtained via the Internet at URL: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/procurement/regs/nfstoc.htm Contract Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) and Statements of Work are attached to this notice. All contractual and technical questions must be in writing (e-mail only) to jason.r.siewert@nasa.gov not later than 08/15/2017. Telephone questions will not be accepted. Selection and award will be made to the best value proposal as evaluated per the SOW. Technical acceptability will be determined by review of information submitted by the offeror which must provide a description in sufficient detail to show that the product offered meets the Governments requirement. NASA Clause 1852.215-84 (NOV 2011), Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/pub_library/Omb.html Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. This posting, in addition to any attached documents, will be available on www.fbo.gov. Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this combination synopsis/solicitation and amendments (if any).

Original Point of Contact

POC Jason Siewert, Phone: 2164332916

Place of Performance

Vendor Location, United States
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