NASA JSC Solicitation: Digital Cameras and Digital Peripherals

Status Report From: Johnson Space Center
Posted: Saturday, August 4, 2007


Synopsis - Aug 03, 2007

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNJ07210375Q
Posted Date: Aug 03, 2007
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Aug 03, 2007
Original Response Date: Aug 09, 2007
Current Response Date: Aug 09, 2007
Classification Code: 67 -- Photographic equipment
NAICS Code: 334119 - Other Computer Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BH


NASA/JSC has a requirement for multiple digital cameras and camera peripherals. The digital cameras and all camera peripherals must be manufactured from the same lot. NASA has a requirement for 48 Nikon D2XS SLR Digital Cameras. The cameras must be lubricated with Braycote lubricating grease which is approved for spaceflight during the manufacturing process. NASA has a requirement for 28 Nikon D2XS Digital SLR Camera Sets (the Strap Eyelets must be removed without compromising the integrity of the camera encasement, 225 Nikon EN-EL4A Rechargable Batteries, 27 Nikon 12-24MM F4G ED-IF AF-S DX ZOOM-NIKKOR,12 Nikon 10.5MM F2.8G ED-IF AF DX FISH-EYE NIKKOR, 20 Nikon EH-6 AC ADAPTER, 33 Nikon SB800 W/ BRAYCOTE LUBRICANT (EVA)and 31 Nikon SB-800 AF TTL SPEEDLIGHT The specifications can be viewed at:

NASA/JSC intends to purchase the items from Nikon, Inc. NASA requires all cameras and camera peripherals be manufactured from the same lot. The required delivery date for these items is August 31, 2007. Attempts to compete similar efforts have been unsuccessful due to the camera equipment having to be manufactured from the same lot and items requiring Braycote lubricant grease having to be lubricated during the manufacturing and assembly process.

The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.

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 August 9, 2007. The required delivery date for these items is August 31, 2007. 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: Stephanie D. Hunter
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 281-483-8523
Fax: 281-483-4173

Name: Michael W Duckworth
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 281-483-0937
Fax: 281-483-4066

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