Status Report

NASA Solicitation: A History of NASA’s International Relations

By SpaceRef Editor
September 6, 2006
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NASA Solicitation: A History of NASA’s International Relations

Synopsis/Solicitation Combo – Sep 06, 2006
Solicitation – Posted on Sep 06, 2006
General Information
Solicitation Number: NNH06165320R
Posted Date: Sep 06, 2006
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Sep 06, 2006
Original Response Date: Oct 11, 2006
Current Response Date: Oct 11, 2006
Classification Code: 76 — Books, maps and other publications
NAICS Code: 711510 – Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Headquarters Acquisition Branch, Code 210.H, Greenbelt, MD 20771


This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial services 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 soliciation; offers are being requested and a separate written solicitation will not be issued. Due to system character limitations, the RFP is contained in a separate link to the synopsis. This notice is being issued as a Request for Proposal(RFP) NNH06165320R for the NASA History Division. The NASA History Division has a requirement to complete a scholarly book-length manuscript on the history of NASA’s International Relations. The book shall focus on the time period since NASA’s inception in 1958, but shall provide background to place NASA’s work in the international arena in the context of previous scientific endeavors such as the International Geophysical Year (IGY). The contractor shall be responsible for all activities associated with the production of a final manuscript and shall deliver a fully publishable product.The NASA History Division, part of the Office of External Relations, shall administer this project.The NASA History Division also shall manage professional review and oversight of final publication of the work. Work Location:

The Contractor shall conduct the majority of the research in Washington, DC augmented by appropriate research at NASA Field Centers.

Period of Performance and Contract Type:

The period of performance for this contract is twelve(12) months from the date of award plus two(2) one year options.NASA intends to award a firm fixed price contract.

The provisions and clauses in the RFP are those in effect through FAC 05-11. The NAIS Code and small business size standard for this procurement are 715110 and $6.5M. The offeror shall state in its offer its size and status for this procurement. The DPAS rating for this procurement is DO-C9. All responsible sources may submit an offer, which shall be considered by the Agency. The offers for the above requirement are due by 3pm (EST) on October 11,2006 to NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Attn: Alpana Jenne,Code 210.H,Greenbelt,MD 20771 and must include solicitation number, Tax Identification Number (TIN), Cage Code, and be signed by an authorized company representative. All contractual and technical questions must be in writing (email) to no later than September 13,2006 at 2pm (EST). Telephone questions will not be accepted. It is the offerors responsibility to monitor this site for the release of amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this notice, the on-line RFP and amendments (if any).

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

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

Point of Contact

Name: Alpana K Jenne
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: (301) 286-0792
Fax: (301) 286-0357

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