Yesterday we released the draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for 'Flight and Payload integration Services for Suborbital Reusable Launch Vehicles'. The purpose of releasing the draft RFP is for information and planning purposes and to allow industry the opportunity to verify reasonableness and feasibility of the requirement, as well as promote competition. Prospective offerors are invited to submit written comments or questions to Andrea Basham no later than May 13, 2011. More information can be found in the Presolicitation Synopsis.
Some key target dates for the procurement of Flight and Payload Integration Services as listed in the draft RFP are:
April 26, 2011: Draft RFP Release Date
May 13, 2011: Questions about draft RFP due
May 20, 2011: RFP Release Date
June 20, 2011: Proposal Due Date
Aug 22, 2011: Selection/Award Date
Sep 08, 2011: Award Date