Advanced Planning and Partnerships Office
Partnership with Armstrong provides access to a world-class work force and flight environment plus unrivaled research facilities. Armstrong’s Advanced Planning and Partnerships Office is a gateway to an unmatched environment for experimental flight test, and as part of the partnership, we offer extensive experience, expertise and facilities not available elsewhere.
Small Business Office
Are you a small business seeking information on how NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center acquires goods and services?
Want an information package about doing business with Armstrong?
Want to know who the small business contact is at Armstrong?
The Small Business Office for NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, performs outreach to small and large companies and universities as source of information for firms seeking procurement opportunities at Armstrong. Through the Small Business Office, companies can explore contracting opportunities, find acquisition forecasts, grants, cooperative agreements solicitations and other resources for businesses large and small.
The office is open Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. You may contact us at ARC-SmallBusiness@mail.nasa.gov, (650) 604-4695 to schedule an appointment.
Armstrong and its prime contractors are committed to increasing competition in contracting, enhancing our socioeconomic programs and providing private industry the maximum opportunity to do business at Armstrong. In order to demonstrate this commitment, Armstrong’s Small Business Office and its prime contractors offer joint counseling sessions available upon request. Contact us at ARC-SmallBusiness@mail.nasa.gov or (650) 604-4695 to schedule an appointment. Visit our Subcontracting, Partnering, and Employment Opportunities page for more information about the government contractors that support Armstrong.
When meeting with the Small Business Office, it is helpful if you prepare materials to discuss your capabilities, such as the following:
- 1-2 page capability sheet that highlights your niche unique capabilities, as well as pertinent experience with specific customers and solutions you have provided.
- A brief capability presentation that includes five slides, each to be presented in five minutes, with no more than five bullets on each of the slides. This presentation should include information about your company, and relevant North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes that are applicable to the business you are interested in doing with the center.
Armstrong is the agency’s lead center for atmospheric flight research, operations, and testing.
Chief Procurement Officer: James W. Eastman
NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center
P.O. Box 273
Edwards, CA 93523-0273