Status Report

NASA Educator Astronaut Teachers Benchmarking Study

By SpaceRef Editor
October 16, 2007
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Synopsis/Solicitation Combo – Oct 15, 2007

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNJ08BJ002R
Posted Date: Oct 15, 2007
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Oct 15, 2007
Original Response Date: Oct 30, 2007
Current Response Date: Oct 30, 2007
Classification Code: B — Special studies and analysis – not R and D
NAICS Code: 611710 – Educational Support Services
Set-Aside Code: Total HUB-Zone

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BJ

Description

This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; offers are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

This notice is being issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP) for for an external study to benchmark and validate the Network of Educator Astronaut Teachers design and make recommended changes. See the links below for additional information related to this procurement. http://procurement.jsc.nasa.gov/docs/NEAT_RFP.doc

http://procurement.jsc.nasa.gov/docs/Educator_Astronaut_and_Education_Flight_Projects.doc

The provisions and clauses in the RFP are those in effect through FAC 05-20.

This procurement is a total HUB-Zone small business set-aside. See Note 1.

The NAICS Code and the small business size standard for this procurement are 611710 and $6.5 million respectively. The offeror shall state in their offer their size status for this procurement.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency. The DPAS rating for this procurement is DO-C9.

Offers for the items(s) described above are due by 1:00 p.m. local time, October 30, 2007 to [email protected] and must include, solicitation number, FOB destination to this Center, proposed delivery schedule, discount/payment terms, warranty duration (if applicable), taxpayer identification number (TIN), identification of any special commercial terms, and be signed by an authorized company representative. Offerors are encouraged to use the Standard Form 1449, Solicitation/Contract/Order for Commercial Items form found at URL: http://server-mpo.arc.nasa.gov/Services/NEFS/NEFSHome.tml

Offerors shall provide the information required by FAR 52.212-1 (SEP 2006), Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items, which is incorporated by reference.

FAR 52.212-4 (FEB 2007), Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items is applicable. FAR 52.212-5 (SEP 2007), Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is applicable and the following identified clauses are incorporated by reference: 52.219-3, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34, 52.222-41, and 52.222-42.

The FAR may be obtained via the Internet at URL: http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html

The NFS may be obtained via the Internet at URL: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/procurement/regs/nfstoc.htm

All contractual and technical questions must be in writing to [email protected] not later than close of business October 22, 2007. Telephone questions will not be accepted.

Selection and award will be made to that offeror whose offer will be most advantageous to the Government, with consideration given to the factors of proposed technical merit, price, and past performance. It is critical that offerors provide adequate detail to allow evaluation of their offer. (SEE FAR 52.212-1(b)).

Offerors must include completed copies of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications – Commercial Items with their offer. These may be obtained via the internet at URL: http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/eps/Templates/Commercial_Greater_Than_25K.doc . These representations and certifications will be incorporated by reference in any resultant contract.

An ombudsman has been appointed — See NASA Specific Note “B”.

Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror’s responsibility to monitor the following Internet site for the release of solicitation amendments (if any): http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/eps/bizops.cgi?gr=D&pin=73 . Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this combination synopsis/solicitation and amendments (if any).

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

Point of Contact

Name: Stacy M. Holden
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 281-244-8260
Fax: 281-483-4173
Email: [email protected]

SpaceRef staff editor.