Status Report

Feasible Technologies for Non-destructive Evaluation of Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy

By SpaceRef Editor
November 10, 2004
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Attachment 1 – Description of Work 01 – Posted on Nov 10, 2004

General Information

Document Type: Sources Sought Notice

Solicitation Number: LAJ-NDE-SOFI

Posted Date: Nov 10, 2004

Original Response Date: Dec 15, 2004

Current Response Date: Dec 15, 2004

Original Archive Date: Nov 10, 2005

Current Archive Date: Nov 10, 2005

Classification Code: B — Special studies and analysis – not R&D

Naics Code: 541380 — Testing Laboratories

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Langley Research Center, Mail Stop 144, Industry Assistance Office, Hampton, VA 23681-0001


NASA/LaRC is hereby soliciting information about potential sources for feasible technologies for Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) of Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFI).       No solicitation exists; therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. If a solicitation is released it will be synopsized in FedBizOpps and on the NASA Acquisition Internet Service.     It is the potential offeror?s responsibility to monitor these sites for the release of any solicitation or synopsis. Interested offerors/vendors having the required specialized capabilities to meet the above requirement should submit a 500 word abstract indicating the ability to perform all aspects of the effort described in Attachment 1.

Responses must include the following:     name and address of firm, size of business; average annual revenue for past 3 years and number of employees; ownership; whether they are large, small, small disadvantaged, 8(a), HUBZone, and/or woman-owned; number of years in business; affiliate information:     parent company, joint venture partners, potential teaming partners, prime contractor (if potential sub) or subcontractors (if potential prime); list of customers covering the past three years (highlight relevant work performed, contract numbers, contract type, dollar value of each procurement; and point of contact – address and phone number).    

Technical questions should be directed to:     James Walker, telephone: 256-961-1784 or email:      

Procurement related questions should be directed to: Lionel Nadeau. Please advise if the requirement is considered to be a commercial or commercial-type product.    

A commercial item is defined in FAR 2.101. This synopsis is for information and planning purposes and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government nor will the Government pay for information solicited.    

Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation.    

Respondents deemed fully qualified will be considered in any resultant solicitation for the requirement.      

The Government reserves the right to consider a small business or 8(a) set-aside based on responses hereto.    

All responses shall be submitted to Lionel Nadeau no later than December 15, 2004.    

Please reference LAJ-NDE-SOFI in any response.    

Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

Point of Contact

Lionel E Nadeau, Contract Specialist, Phone (757) 864-2434, Fax (757) 864-8863, Email – Terri D Williams, Contract Specialist, Phone (757) 864-2254, Fax (757) 864-7709, Email

Email your questions to Lionel E Nadeau at

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