Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Armstrong Oil Painting

By SpaceRef Editor
June 3, 2009
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NASA Solicitation: Armstrong Oil Painting

Synopsis – May 06, 2009
Modification 01 – Posted on May 28, 2009 New!

General Information

Solicitation Number: NND09292416
Posted Date: May 06, 2009
FedBizOpps Posted Date: May 06, 2009
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: May 21, 2009
Current Response Date: Jun 07, 2009
Classification Code: 99 — Miscellaneous
NAICS Code: 711510 – Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Dryden Flight Research Center, Code A, P.O. Box 273, Edwards, CA 93523-0273


[BASIC STATEMENT OF REQUIREMENT] NASA/DFRC has a requirement for an oil painting on canvas of Neil Armstrong.

[SPECIFICATIONS] The specifications are: (1) One (1) each: The artist will prepare a prototype study/concept sketch for approval of content and concept prior to executing the large oil painting. (2) One (1) each: The artist will deliver one large oil painting on canvas, approx. 5ft in height and 6 ft in width of Neil Armstrong. [SOLE SOURCE EXPLANATION] NASA/DFRC intends to purchase the item from Dr. Robert T. McCall. Dr. McCall has the unique expertise as a renowned artist and is a pre-eminent expert in communicating NASA Agency themes. He has been chosen as an artist for NASA, documenting the progress of American space history. Dr. McCall has done several other large paintings that are currently on display at this center, the Pentagon, the National Air and Space Museum, Johnson Space Center, and many others. He has technical familiarity with the subject matter and it establishes visual continuity with present works at NASA-DFRC.

[FOLLOW-UP AND LEGAL] The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12 and 13.

Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing to the identified point of contact not later than 4:30 p.m. local time on May 21, 2009. Such capabilities/qualifications will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the government.

Oral communications are NOT acceptable in response to this notice.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

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

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

Point of Contact

Name: Brian G. Bowman
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 661-276-3329
Fax: 661-276-2904

Name: Christina M Day
Title: Acquisition Support Contractor
Phone: 661-276-7065
Fax: 661-276-2243

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