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It is NASA policy (see NASA FAR Supplement 1807.72) to prepare an annual forecast and a semiannual update of expected contract opportunities, or classes of contract opportunities, for each fiscal year.  The forecast consolidates anticipated procurements (in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold) at each NASA Center with the aim of increasing industries' advance knowledge of NASA requirements and to enhance competition.

The procurements described in this forecast are expected to be solicited in this fiscal year and beyond, based on the best information available at the time of publication.  All projected procurements are subject to revision or cancellation.  Final decisions as to the extent of competition, small or disadvantaged business set-asides, estimated value, etc., will not be made until each procurement is initiated.  The data is for planning purposes only; it does not represent a presolicitation synopsis or constitute an invitation for bid or request for proposal, nor is it a commitment by the Government to purchase the described supplies and services.  You are urged to review under Contract Opportunities for the actual notice of a pending contract action.

Agency-Wide Acquisition Forecast

FY 2021 -- updated April 2021

The following Consolidated Agency-wide Acquisition Forecast is provided to allow users to search multiple NASA Centers for specific types of opportunities to match your organizational interests.

NASA Agency-Wide Forecast


Data Definitions

Please use the information below to navigate the Acquisition Forecast.

Acquisition Status – There are 6 possible status states for each requirement.

·         New – New requirement created during the current reporting cycle.

·         No Change – Requirement created prior to the current reporting cycle and no changes are needed for reporting in the current cycle. This is also the default status for all requirements at the beginning of a cycle.

·         Revised – Created prior to the current reporting cycle and revisions were made during the current cycle.

·         Awarded – Awarded during the current reporting cycle.

·         Withdrawn – The requirement is no longer needed and will be removed from the forecast.

Anticipated FY of Award – The government fiscal year when the award is expected to take place.

Anticipated Quarter of Award – The quarter of the government fiscal year that when the award is expected to take place.

Awarded Contract Number – Contract Number award as a result of the requirement.

Awarded Contractor Name – Contractor selected as a result of the requirement.

Award Date – Contract award date.

Awarded or Withdrawn? – Indicates the award status for the requirement.

·         N/A – Not yet awarded.

·         Awarded – Procurement has resulted in an award.

·         Withdrawn – Procurement is no longer being sought.

Buying Office – NASA center for the corresponding requirement.

Competition – Indicates whether the procurement is expected to be competitive (“Yes”) or non-competitive (“No”).

Detailed Description (synopsis) – Detailed description of the principal requirements of the procurement and any other information considered to be useful to potential sources.

FY of Sol. Release – Government fiscal year the solicitation is expected to be released.

Incumbent Contract # - If applicable, the number of the current contract.

Incumbent Contractor Name – Name of the incumbent contractor, if applicable. ‘None’ will be indicated if there is no incumbent.

NAICS Code – Indicates the 2-6 digit NAICS code applicable to the forecasted procurement. Full NAICS code may or may not be available depending on the maturity of the procurement planning process. (For more information regarding NACIS codes, please visit

Note: NAICS Codes are preliminary. Final NAICS codes are decided by Contracting Officer.

Point of Contact (POC) Name – Identified technical Point of Contact (POC) for the requirement.

Point of Contact (POC) Email Address – Technical POC email address.

Period of Performance – Anticipated period of performance of the procurement.

Product Service Code – Four digit Product Service Code (PSC) applicable to the requirement.   PSC codes describe products, services, and research and development (R&D) purchased by the federal government. These codes indicate “WHAT” was bought for each contract action.

Product Service Code (PSC) Category - Provides the corresponding category for the identified PSC code.

Product Service Line – NASA categorization of institutional service requirements. 

Quarter of Sol. Release – Quarter the fiscal year the solicitation of the procurement is expected to be released.

Socio Economic Preference – Identifies the extent the procurement is presently considered to be exclusively available to all small businesses. Socio Economic Preference choices include the following:

·         SB Set Aside – 100% set aside for a Small Business

·         HUBZone Set Aside – 100% set aside for HUBZone Classified Small Business

·         WOSB Set Aside – 100% set aside for a Woman Owned Small Business

·         SDVOSB Set Aside - 100% set aside for a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

·         SDVOSB/HUBZone Set Aside - 100% set aside for a Service Disabled Veteran Owned and HUBZone Classified Small Business

·         8(a) Set-Aside - 100% set aside for an 8(a) Classified Small Business

·         None – 0% has been set aside for SB, HUBZone, WOSB, SDVOSB or 8(a) Small Businesses. ("None" also covers Full and Open competitions)

·         Partial – Indicates a partial set aside is expected

·         TBD – No preliminary determination has been made


Title of Requirement – Brief and unique name of the requirement for reference.

Type of Requirement - Identifies the procurement category from the following:

·         Construction (Incl. A&E)

·         Research & Development

·         Services

·         Supplies (Incl. Equipment)

Value – Indicates the approximate dollar value by the following ranges:

·         $250K - $1M

·         $1M - $5M

·         $5M - $25M

·         $25M - $50M

·         $50M - $100M

·         >$100M

·         TBD

Note: $250K is the current SAP threshold minimum.

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Curator:   Geoffrey S. Sage

Updated: FY2021 – April 2021

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