Integration & Launch of U-Class Payloads

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
State: Florida
Type of Government: Federal
Caegory:
  • V - Transportation, Travel and Relocation Services
Set Aside: Total Small Business
Posted Date: Oct 10, 2017
Due Date:
Solicitation No: NNK17607646R
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Solicitation Number :
NNK17607646R
Notice Type :
Award
Contract Award Date :
September 29, 2017
Contract Award Number :
80KSC017C0031
Contract Award Dollar Amount :
Maximum Potential Total Contract Price: $5,484,000.00
Contractor Awarded Name :
Spaceflight, Inc.
Synopsis :
Added: Apr 17, 2017 5:13 pm
NASA/KSC is releasing a Pre-Solicitation notice as well as a Draft Request for Proposal (DRFP) for Integration & Launch of U-Class Payloads. A previous release regarding U-Class was a Sources Sought Notice NNK17607646L posted on November 14, 2016. The final RFP, if issued, is anticipated to be released in May 2017.

NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) provides opportunities for U-Class payloads, often called nanosatellites, to fly on a ride share basis on upcoming launches. Currently, LSP is seeking a contractor to propose service for delivering up to 72U in the form factor of 1U, 2U, 3U, 6U and 12U over the identified time period. The U-Class payloads require release to a Polar Orbit with an altitude that allows the U-Class payloads to meet NASA Orbital Debris Policy (NPR 8715.6A). The Contractor will be responsible for integrating the U-Class dispensers onto the launch vehicle and providing telemetry confirmation that the dispenser has released the U-Class payloads.


The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.


Potential offerors shall be domestic launch service providers in accordance with 51 USC 50131 "Commercial Space Act of 1998". All responsible domestic sources may submit a proposal which shall be considered by the agency.


The NAICS Code and Size Standard are 336414 - Guided missile and space vehicle manufacturing and 1,250 employees, respectively.


Potential offerors are invited to submit contractual/technical questions regarding all aspects of the DRFP, including the requirements, schedules, proposal instructions, and evaluation approaches. Potential offerors are also encouraged to identify any areas in the DRFP that are confusing and may warrant additional information or clarification in the final RFP. All questions should reference applicable sections and paragraph numbers. All questions must be submitted to the Contracting Specialist Kristina Irastorza via e-mail at kristina.irastorza@nasa.gov, no later than May 3, 2017, to ensure consideration by the Government. When responding reference RFP NNK17607646R Integration & Launch of U-Class Payloads.


Interested parties should note that submitted questions and the corresponding answers will be posted on the FedBizOpps website prior to or at release of the final RFP. Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer.


This Pre-Solicitation synopsis is not a request for proposal. It does not constitute a solicitation and shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government, nor will the Government pay for the information submitted in response. Responses in any form are not offers and the Government is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this announcement. No funds are available to pay for preparation of responses to this announcement. Any information submitted by respondents to this announcement is strictly voluntary.


NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/pub_library/Omb.html.
The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet. These documents will reside on a World-Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA Business Opportunities page is http://procurement.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/EPS/bizops.cgi?gr=D&pin=.


It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any).


All questions must be submitted in writing to Kristina Irastorza via e-mail at kristina.irastorza@nasa.gov. Telephone questions will not be accepted.


Added: May 24, 2017 2:50 pm
This notice is a solicitation for commercial Integration & Launch of U-Class Payloads prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This notice is being issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Integration and Launch of U-Class Payloads. A previous release regarding U-Class was a Draft RFP NNK17607646R posted on April 17, 2017.

NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) provides opportunities for U-Class payloads, often called nanosatellites, to fly on a ride share basis on upcoming launches. Currently, LSP is seeking a contractor to propose service for delivering up to 72U in the form factor of 1U, 2U, 3U, 6U and 12U over the identified time period. The U-Class payloads require release to a Polar Orbit with an altitude that allows the U-Class payloads to meet NASA Orbital Debris Policy (NPR 8715.6A). The Contractor will be responsible for integrating the U-Class dispensers onto the launch vehicle and providing telemetry confirmation that the dispenser has released the U-Class payloads.

The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.


Potential offerors shall be domestic launch service providers in accordance with 51 USC 50131 "Commercial Space Act of 1998". All responsible domestic sources may submit a proposal which shall be considered by the agency.


This procurement is a total small business set-aside.
The NAICS Code and Size Standard are 336414 - Guided missile and space vehicle manufacturing and 1,250 employees, respectively.


Potential offerors are invited to submit contractual/technical questions regarding all aspects of the RFP, including the requirements, schedules, proposal instructions, and evaluation approaches. All questions should reference applicable sections and paragraph numbers. All questions must be submitted to the Contracting Specialist Kristina Irastorza via e-mail at kristina.irastorza@nasa.gov, no later than May 31, 2017, to ensure consideration by the Government. When responding reference RFP NNK17607646R Integration & Launch of U-Class Payloads.


No funds are available to pay for preparation of responses to this announcement. Any information submitted by respondents to this announcement is strictly voluntary.


NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/pub_library/Omb.html.
The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet. These documents will reside on a World-Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA Business Opportunities page is http://procurement.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/EPS/bizops.cgi?gr=D&pin=.


It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any).


All questions must be submitted in writing to Kristina Irastorza via e-mail at kristina.irastorza@nasa.gov. Telephone questions will not be accepted.


All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.


Please see attached RFP for additional details.


Added: Jun 16, 2017 9:42 am
The purpose of Amd. 02 is to remove the following FAR clauses:
FAR 52.222-59
FAR 52.222-60
Added: Oct 10, 2017 12:40 pm
NASA has selected Spaceflight, Inc. to support the Agency's Launch Services Program in providing Integration & Launch of U-Class Payloads on expendable launch vehicles. This firm-fixed-price contract with an award will begin September 29, 2017. The contract has a possible total period of three years and a maximum potential value of $5.484 million.
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Draft RFP
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Draft RFP
Posted Date:
April 17, 2017
Description: Statement of Work
Description: Draft RFP
U-Class_Attachment_02-_Milestones_Deliverables_Descr... (258.01 Kb)
Download/View U-Class_Attachment_02-_Milestones_Deliverables_Descriptions.pdf
Description: Milestones Deliverables Description
SF_1449.pdf (89.69 Kb)
Description: SF 1449
Solicitation 1
Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
May 24, 2017
SF1449.pdf (89.68 Kb)
Description: SF 1449
Description: RFP
Description: Attachment 01 SOW
Description: Attachment 02 Milestone
DRFP_Q&A.pdf (82.79 Kb)
Description: DRFP Q&A
Amendment 1
Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
June 15, 2017
Description: RFP Amd. 01
RFP_Q&A.pdf (174.54 Kb)
Description: RFP Q&A
Amendment 2
Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
June 16, 2017
Description: Amd. 02 for U-Class RFP
Source Selection Statement
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Source Selection Statement
Posted Date:
October 10, 2017
UCP-2_SSS.pdf (625.59 Kb)
Description: Source Selection Statement
Contracting Office Address :
NASA/John F. Kennedy Space Center
John F. Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899
Primary Point of Contact. :
Kristina Irastorza
Phone: 3218676852

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Apr 18, 2017[Presolicitation] Integration & Launch of U-Class Payloads
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Jun 16, 2017[Solicitation] Integration & Launch of U-Class Payloads
Oct 3, 2017[Award] Integration & Launch of U-Class Payloads

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