There are many approaches to doing business with NASA. Some firms are interested in providing NASA with products which the agency needs in order to fulfill its promise to the American people. Others want to use NASA's products, such as the iconic images of Apollo and Hubble, or licensing patents derived from the labor of NASA's scientists and engineers. Still others are interested in fulfilling contracts for services ranging from building satellites to abstracting technical reports, and even operating libraries. This browser is a quick guide for businesspeople seeking to do business with NASA.
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- Abramson, Mark A., and Roland S. Harris III. The Procurement Revolution. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2003.
- KF849 .P76 2003 BOOKSTACKS
- Cohen, Steven, and William Eimicke. The Responsible Contract Manager: Protecting the Public Interest in an Outsourced World. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2008.
- HD3861 .U6 C64 2008 PPM-STACKS
- Drewry, Gavin, Carsten Greve, and Thierry Tanquerel. Contracts, Performance Measurement, and Accountability in the Public Sector. Washington, DC: IOS Press, 2005.
- K840 .C66 2005 BOOKSTACKS
- Fournier, Eddie (ed.). Best Practices for Resolving Government Contract Disputes: Leading Lawyers on Preventing Disputes, Meeting the Client's Objectives, and Achieving a Successful Outcome. Boston, MA: Aspatore, 2008.
- HD3858 .B478 2008 BOOKSTACKS
- Nelson, C. Robert. Building the Optimum Organization for Federal Agencies: The Guide for Developing the MEO Through Functionality Assessment, A-76 or Other Strategic Sourcing Study. Huntsville, AL: FPMI Communications, Inc., 2001.
- JK468 .P75 N45 2001 PPM-STACKS
- United States. Government Accountability Office. Implementation of OMB Circular no. A-76 at Science Agencies. Washington, DC: U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, 2007.
- KF869 .A76 G36 2007 BOOKSTACKS
Federal Register - The Federal Register is the daily newsletter of the federal government, listing chenges in regulations and offering opportunities for contracts.
NASA Office of Small Business Programs - This office developes and manages programs that assist small and disadvantaged businesses.
NASA Research Opportunities - Lists Research Opportunities currently being offered, arranged by Mission Directorate.
NASA Technology Transfer Program- Information about NASA's technology transfer opportunities.
Guidance for The Preparation And Submission Of Unsolicited Proposals-if you have an offer for NASA that doesn't fall under these programs, you may consider an unsolicited proposal.
NASA Online Directives Information System - NASA's regulations for doing business are located at this website, and can be viwed free of charge.
Last Updated: Jan. 2013