Status Report

NASA MSFC Solicitation: Star Tracker for a Small Satellite Application

By SpaceRef Editor
April 7, 2015
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Synopsis/Solicitation Combo – Apr 06, 2015

Terms and Conditions and Specifications – Posted on Apr 06, 2015 


General Information

    Solicitation Number: NNM15546363Q

    Posted Date: Apr 06, 2015

    FedBizOpps Posted Date: Apr 06, 2015

    Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No

    Original Response Date: Apr 13, 2015

    Current Response Date: Apr 13, 2015

    Classification Code: 18 — Space vehicles

    NAICS Code: 541712

    Set-Aside Code: Total Small Business


Contracting Office Address


NASA/George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Procurement Office, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812






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 shall not be issued.


This notice is being issued as a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for (1) Ea., Star Tracker for a Small Satelite Application which includes the Emulator.


This procurement is a total small business set-aside.


The NAICS Code and the small business size standard for this procurement is 541712/500.


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.


However, any award from this RFQ shall require the potential vendor to be certified within the System For Award Management System (SAM)and completion of Reps and Certs in the SAM system prior to award at


Delivery shall be FOB Destination to MSFC, Central Receiving, Bldg 4631, MSFC, AL. Delivery date TBD.


Offers for the items described above are due by April 13, 2015 by 4:00 P.M. CST to Denece Norris(ARCS) at and must include, solicitation number, FOB destination to this Center, proposed delivery schedule, discount/payment terms, warranty duration, taxpayer identification number (TIN), identification of any special commercial terms, and be signed by an authorized company representative.


Offerors shall provide the information required by FAR 52.212-1 (OCT 2014), Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items, which is incorporated by reference.


If the end product offered is other than a domestic end product as defined in the clause entitled “Buy American Act — Supplies,” the offeror shall so state and shall list the country of origin.


FAR 52.212-4(DEC 2014), Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items is applicable.


FAR 52.212-5 (MAR 2015), Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is applicable and are attached to this solicitation.


The FAR may be obtained via the Internet at URL:


The NFS may be obtained via the Internet at URL:


All contractual and technical questions must be in writing (e-mail or fax) to Denece Norris(ARCS) at no later than April 9, 2015 by 12:00 P.M. CST. Telephone questions shall not be accepted. Any technical questions will be answered on a “one on one” basis.


Selection and award shall be made to the lowest priced, technically acceptable offeror.


Technical acceptability shall be determined by review of information submitted by the offeror which must provide a description in sufficient detail to show that the product offered meets the Government’s requirement.


NASA Clause 1852.215-84(NOV 2011), Ombudsman, is applicable. It is the offeror’s responsibility to monitor the following Internet site for the release of solicitation amendments (if any): .


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.


The official point of contact is Melinda James; however, all questions/offers shall be submitted to Denece A. Norris(ARCS) at


Point of Contact

    Name: Melinda James

    Title: Contracting Officer

    Phone: 256-544-0317

    Fax: 256-961-9604



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