Status Report

NASA Solicitation Tape Data Recovery

By SpaceRef Editor
March 13, 2015
Filed under , ,

Synopsis/Solicitation Combo – Mar 12, 2015

On-Line RFQ – Posted on Mar 12, 2015 


General Information


    Solicitation Number:  NNG15536582Q

    Posted Date:  Mar 12, 2015

    FedBizOpps Posted Date:  Mar 12, 2015

    Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action:  No

    Original Response Date:  Mar 13, 2015

    Current Response Date:  Mar 18, 2015

    Classification Code:  67 — Photographic equipment

    NAICS Code:  518210


Contracting Office Address


NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 210.Y, Greenbelt, MD 20771




NASA/GSFC has a requirement for the data recovery of 278 computer reel-to reel and tape media. NASA data stored on the tapes is from Earth Science mission as early as 1959. This historical Earth Science data is considered a national asset, whereas every reasonable effort is to be made to recover 100% from the old media.


Transcribe All Tape Cartridge Formats Including: LTO-1 LTO LTO-3 3590, 3592 All DDS formats All AIT formats All Exabyte formats 3480, 3490, 3490E All DLT and SDLT Formats Travan T9840 Mammoth 7 and 9 track tapes


Output Storage: Transcribed Data Saved to USB sticks Or USB Hard drives Shipping Cost:


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, which is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ); quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Offerors are required to use the On-Line RFQ system to submit their quote. The On-line RFQ system is linked above or it may be accessed at . The information required by FAR Subpart 12.6 is included in the on-line RFQ.


The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12 and the Simplified Acquisition Procedures set forth in FAR Part 13.


Questions regarding this acquisition must be submitted in writing (e-mail is preferred)to no later than 4:30 Eastern Standard Time on March 16, 2015. It is the quoter’s responsibility to monitor this site for the release of amendments (if any). Potential quoters will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this notice, the on-line RFQ and amendments (if any).


NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at .


Point of Contact


    Name: Kathi Thomas

    Title: Purchasing Agent

    Phone: 301-286-4963

    Fax: 301-286-5373


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