NASA/NSSC has a requirement for Simulation and visualization support for the Origins Space Telescope study.

NASA/NSSC intends to issue a sole source contract to CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1200 E CALIFORNIA BLVD PASADENA CALIFORNIA 91125-0001 United States under the authority of FAR 13.106-1(b)(1)(i). It has been determined that CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY is the sole provider of Simulation and visualization support for the Origins Space Telescope study.

NASA/NSSC will be the procuring center for this effort. Performance will be located at NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC).

The Government intends to acquire commercial items and services using the provisions, clauses and procedures prescribed in FAR Part 12 and FAR Part 13.

The NAICS Code for this procurement is 541715

Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing to the identified point of contact not later than 8:00 a.m. Central Standard Time on July 18, 2018. Such capabilities/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.

Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at .

Primary Point of Contact:

Courtenay Pierce

Contract Specialist


Deadline: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Date Published: Friday, July 13, 2018

Date Updated: Friday, July 13, 2018


courtenay pierce

NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC), Building 1111, Jerry Hlass Road, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi 39529

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