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Plankton, Aerosols, Clouds, and ocean Ecosystem (PACE) Tilt System - Specifications Document

General Information

Document Type:SRCSGT
Posted Date:Dec 20, 2017
Category: Space Vehicles
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 210.Y, Greenbelt, Maryland, 20771, United States


Tilt System Specification Document The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) is seeking capability statements from all interested parties, including Small, Small Disadvantaged (SDB), 8(a), Woman-owned (WOSB), Veteran Owned (VOSB), Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SD-VOSB), Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) businesses, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)/Minority Institutions (MI) for the purposes of determining the appropriate level of competition and/or small business subcontracting goals for an anticipated Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contract on one (1) flight-qualified tilt system for the PACE mission with the requirements listed below. The Government reserves the right to consider a Small, 8(a), Woman-owned (WOSB), Service Disabled Veteran (SD-VOSB), or HUBZone business set-aside based on responses hereto. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 336419 (Other Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Parts and Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing) with a size standard of 1250 employees. Estimated award date for this contract is June 2018. The estimated delivery date for the flight hardware is June 2020. No solicitation exists; therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. If a solicitation is released it will be synopsized in FedBizOpps and on the NASA Acquisition Internet Service. It is the potential offerors responsibility to monitor these sites for the release of any solicitation or synopsis. Interested offerors/vendors having the required specialized capabilities to meet the above requirement should submit a capability statement indicating the ability to perform all aspects of the effort described herein. Responses must include the following: name and address of firm, size of business; average annual revenue for past 3 years and number of employees; ownership; whether they are large, small, small disadvantaged, 8(a), Woman-owned, Veteran Owned, Service Disabled Veteran Owned, Historically Underutilized Business Zone and Historically Black Colleges and Universities)/Minority Institutions; number of years in business; affiliate information: parent company, joint venture partners, potential teaming partners, prime contractor (if potential sub) or subcontractors (if potential prime); list of customers covering the past five years (highlight relevant work performed, contract numbers, contract type, dollar value of each procurement; and point of contact - address and phone number). The tilt system shall consist of the structure, actuator, sensor, bearings, launch locks, etc. to secure the Ocean Color Instrument (OCI) during launch and tilt the OCI during nominal mission operations. See the attached documentation for configuration and reference frame details. If applicable, please include any specifications sheets and basic design information for any available tilt systems that may meet the specifications contained herein. Responses are requested to identify any unduly restrictive requirements above. This includes both unreasonable technical specifications and significant cost obstacles. Where there is non-compliance, please state if the requirements above are considered unnecessarily stringent or if a Non Recurrent Effort (NRE) could be pursued to achieve compliance on that particular requirement (and associated cost). Comments and suggestions for improving the requirements documents are always encouraged and solicited. Technical questions should be directed to: Craig Stevens PACE Spacecraft Systems Engineer NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center 8800 Greenbelt Road Greenbelt, MD 20771 Phone: (301) 286-2803 E-mail: craig.l.stevens@nasa.gov Procurement related questions should be directed to: Colin Bornmann Contract Specialist NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center 8800 Greenbelt Road Greenbelt, MD 20771 Phone: (301) 286-7673 E-mail: colin.r.bornmann@nasa.gov The requirement is not considered a commercial item. This synopsis is for information and planning purposes and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government nor will the Government pay for information solicited. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation. All responses shall be submitted to Colin Bornmann via electronic mail (in either Microsoft Word or ADOBE PDF format) to the e-mail address above no later than January 16, 2018 at 8:00 AM ET. Please reference 2017-Tilt-System-GSFC-NASA in any response.

Original Point of Contact

POC Colin Bornmann, Phone: 3012867673

Place of Performance

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