Goddard Institute for Space Studies

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
State: Maryland
Level of Government: Federal
  • A - Research and development
Opps ID: NBD00159268132771964
Posted Date: Oct 4, 2017
Due Date:
Solicitation No: NNG16552995R
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Contract Award Date :
September 15, 2017
Contract Award Number :
Contract Award Dollar Amount :
Contractor Awarded Name :
SciSpace, LLC
Synopsis :
Added: Mar 21, 2016 4:11 pm Modified: Jun 01, 2016 4:25 pm Track Changes
You are invited to submit a proposal in response to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center's (GSFC) solicitation for continued support of the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS). The principal purpose of this requirement is to provide specialized scientific support services to the Earth Sciences Division of the Science and Exploration Directorate of the GSFC.

This acquisition will be conducted as an 8(a) set-aside competition. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 541712 and the small business size standard is 1,000 employees.

This competitive procurement will result in a Cost-Plus-Fixed Fee (CPFF) contract. The contract will have a total potential period of performance of 5 years (12 month Base Period, a 12 month Option Period 1, a 12 month Option Period 2, a 12 month Option Period 3 and, a 12 month Option Period 4).

The anticipated contract award date is March 1, 2017 with a contract effective date of April 1, 2017. Phase-In will be conducted, under a separate contract or purchase order, during the 30-day period prior to the effective date of the contract.

The contract will be performed onsite at NASA's GISS facility. The Government will make available existing Installation-Accountable Government Property (IAGP) for onsite contract performance.

In order to control and protect sensitive data owned by both the Government and Government Contractors, it is now Goddard Center policy that all procurement-related documents be released in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). Offerors shall be aware that the while the Cost Volume exhibits included in the RFP are in PDF format; the Offeror's Cost Volume proposal submitted in response to this RFP shall include completed Cost Volume exhibits in Microsoft Office Excel format. Instructions for converting from PDF format to Excel format can be found in the Section L Cost Volume Instructions provision. Offerors are encouraged to complete the conversion from PDF format to Excel format upon receipt of the RFP. Should any issues arise with the conversion, please contact the undersigned.

All documents related to this procurement, including this letter, the solicitation, attachments, exhibits, and any amendments will be attainable electronically from the World Wide Web through the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website at https://www.fbo.gov.

Additional information can also be found on the GISS online Reference Library at: http://elibrary.gsfc.nasa.gov/.

Potential Offerors are requested to periodically monitor the websites for updates.

NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) clause 1852.215-84, OMBUDSMAN, is applicable.

Offerors are encouraged to refer to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provision 52.215-1, INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS-COMPETITIVE ACQUISITION, in particular paragraph (f)(4) which discusses the Government's right to award a contract without discussions.

This RFP does not commit NASA GSFC/GISS to pay any proposal preparation costs, nor does it obligate NASA to procure or contract for these services. This request shall not be construed as authorization to proceed with, or be paid for charges incurred by performing any of the work called for in this solicitation.

Proposals submitted in response to this solicitation shall be due no later than 2:00 PM EST July 15, 2016. Be advised, in accordance with Provision L.15 of the solicitation it is the offerors responsibility to ensure that completed past performance questionnaires are submitted no later than the closing date of this solicitation as designated in block 9 of the SF 33.

Below is a list of the Source Selection Authority (SSA) and voting members along with their associated NASA GSFC/GISS organizational codes, for the Integrated Evaluation Team (IET). The names provided are for informational purposes only and other than the Contract Specialist, Tiffanie Ferrell, these individuals shall not be contacted regarding this procurement. The Government may change personnel associated with this acquisition at its discretion.

Dorothy J. Zukor, Code 610

Voting Members

Emily Michaud, IET Chairperson, Code 611
Tiffanie Ferrell, Contract Specialist, Code 210.5
Barbara Carlson, Scientist, Code 611
Timothy Hall, Research Scientist, Code 611

Offerors are reminded that a "Blackout Notice" for this procurement was distributed to all applicable NASA GSFC/GISS personnel concurrently with the release of the Final RFP to Industry. Therefore, all communications pertaining to this procurement shall be directed only to the Contract Specialist listed below.

All questions regarding this RFP should be submitted in writing, electronically to Tiffanie Ferrell, Contract Specialist, at Tiffanie.c.ferrell@nasa.gov on or before 3:00 PM EST July 1, 2016. Offerors are encouraged to submit questions as soon as possible for consideration.

Thank you for your support. We look forward to receiving your proposals.

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GISS Statement of Work
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
GISS Statement of Work
Posted Date:
March 21, 2016
Description: GISS Statement of Work
Solicitation 1
Posted Date:
June 1, 2016
Description: GISS RFP Cover Letter
SF_33.pdf (64.49 Kb)
Description: SF 33
Description: GISS RFP NNG16552995R
Description: ATTACHMENT A - Cover Page
Description: ATTACHMENT A - SOW
Description: ATTACHMENT B
Description: ATTACHMENT C
Description: ATTACHMENT D
ATTACHMENT_E_-_IT_Security_Applicable_Documents_List... (307.37 Kb)
Download/View ATTACHMENT_E_-_IT_Security_Applicable_Documents_List.pdf
Description: ATTACHMENT E
Description: ATTACHMENT F
Description: ATTACHMENT G
Description: ATTACHMENT H - Cover Page
Description: ATTACHMENT H - IAGP List
Description: ATTACHMENT I
Description: EXHIBITS 1-12 - Cost Exhibits
Description: EXHIBIT 13 - Past Performance Questionnaire
Amendment 1
Posted Date:
June 24, 2016
Description: Amendment #1 - SF 30
Description: Enclosure 1 - Contract Historical Data
Amendment 2
Posted Date:
June 27, 2016
Description: Amendment 2 - SF 30
Description: Questions and Answers
Description: Pg 82, Section L.14(b)(2)
Description: Pg 6, Section 3.1.2
Amendment 3
Posted Date:
July 7, 2016
Description: Amendment 3 - SF 30
Amendment 4
Posted Date:
July 14, 2016
Description: Amendment 4 - SF 30
Description: Questions and Answers
Description: Revised Enclosure 1 - Contract Historical Data
Description: Revised Attachment A, SOW
Description: Revised Cost Exhibits 2 and 7
Amendment 5
Posted Date:
July 19, 2016
Description: Amendment 5 - SF 30
Description: Questions and Answers
GISS Source Selection Statement
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
GISS Source Selection Statement
Posted Date:
October 4, 2017
Description: GISS Source Selection Statement
Contracting Office Address :
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 210.Y
Greenbelt, Maryland 20771
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :


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