Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Intepretation Translation, Visa Processing, and Logistical Support

By SpaceRef Editor
July 10, 2012
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Synopsis – Jul 09, 2012

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNH12438290R
Posted Date: Jul 09, 2012
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jul 09, 2012
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Jul 23, 2012
Current Response Date: Jul 23, 2012
Classification Code: R — Professional, administrative, and mgmt support services
NAICS Code: 541930
Set-Aside Code: Total Small Business

Contracting Office Address

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


NASA/HQ plans to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the following Commercial services; these services include, but are not limited to, the following:

(1) Oral interpretation and written translation of official and technical/scientific/engineering documents; (2) Language translation (verbal & written) of many countries; i.e. Russia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Brazil, India, Israel, China, Indian, Korea, Portugal, etc; (3) Visa processing for Former Soviet States (Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan), Russian Federation, and China; (5) Desktop publishing of translated text; (6) Processing letters of invitation and assignments required to support official travel to countries by way of drafting letters, completing appropriate documentation, database entry and continued communication to the client on processes and status updates; (7) Administrative coordination, advance preparation and support of conducting onsite overseas official meetings and high level visits; 8) Overseas logistics support primarily for the Former Soviet states and China, providing administrative, clerical and in-country ground transportation logistic services; (9) Conversion of foreign currency and metric measurements to the US currency and measurement system and US to foreign systems; (10) Website localization; (11) Video/Audio voice-over narration services; and (12) Instantaneous telephone interpretation services .

This procurement is a total small business set-aside.

The NAICS Code and Size Standard are 541930 and $7.0M, respectively.

The anticipated release date of RFP NNH12438290R is mid August 2012 with an anticipated proposal due date approximately 30 days thereafter.

All responsible sources may submit a proposal which shall be considered by the agency.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at . The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet. These documents will reside on a World-Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA Business Opportunities page is .

Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror’s responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any).

All contractual and technical questions must be submitted in writing (e-mail) to Jonnelle Goff, not later than July 17, 2012. Telephone questions will not be accepted.

Point of Contact

Name: Jonnelle C Goff
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 301-286-3807
Fax: 301-286-0357

SpaceRef staff editor.