NASA/ARC plans to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the following Commercial item/services: Spacecraft Propulsion System for the Lunar Atmosphere Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE). NASA intends to utilize a phased acquisition approach using progressive competition down-selection procedures.
The project has determined that in order to make the most informed decision regarding the acquisition of the propulsion system, it would be beneficial to acquire a variety of preliminary design studies in order to insure the most advantageous approach is followed.
Interested vendors shall submit a brief summary (To include a description of the technical approach to the project, vendor capabilities and past performance on similar projects) to the point of contact identified below by December 29, 2008.
Read the Solicitation Request HERE.