Synopsis/Solicitation Combo - Sep 06, 2012
Solicitation Number: NNC12448082Q
Posted Date: Sep 06, 2012
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Sep 06, 2012
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Sep 19, 2012
Current Response Date: Sep 19, 2012
Classification Code: 59 -- Electrical and electronic equipment components
NAICS Code: 335999
Set-Aside Code: Total Small Business
Contracting Office Address
NASA/Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135
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; offers are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
This notice is being issued as a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for a Complete 3U CubeSat System, capable of assembly, testing and flight, Quantity 1. The system shall consist of space heritage components to the greatest extent possible. A CubeSat must conform to the industry standard as defined by California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) and Stanford University.
The specifications are as follows:
The CubeSat kit and associated items shall create a flyable 3U CubeSat.
The offeror must provide a development environment along with a complete set of components -- structure, C&DH electronics, radio, EPS+batt and solar panels, less an antenna, payload and flight software -- to create a flyable 3U CubeSat.
The Government intends to acquire commercial items using FAR Part 12 and the Simplified Acquisition Procedures set forth in FAR Part 13.
The provisions and clauses in the RFQ are those in effect through FAC 2005-60
This procurement is a total small business set-aside.
The NAICS Code and the small business size standard for this procurement are 335999, 500 respectively. The offeror shall state in their offer their size status for this procurement.
All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.
Delivery to NASA Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, Oh 44135 is required within 30 days ARO.
Offers for the items(s) described above are due by 4:30 pm EST on September 19, 2012 to Sandra Brickner (email: Sandra.firstname.lastname@example.org), fax #216-433-2480 or NASA Glenn Research Center, Attn: Sandra Brickner, M/S 60/1, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, Oh 44135, and must include, solicitation number, proposed delivery schedule, discount/payment terms, warranty duration (if applicable), taxpayer identification number (TIN), CAGE Code, identification of any special commercial terms, and be signed by an authorized company representative. Offerors are encouraged to use the Standard Form 1449, Solicitation/Contract/Order for Commercial Items form found at URL: http://server-mpo.arc.nasa.gov/Services/NEFS/NEFSHome.tml
Offerors shall provide the information required by FAR 52.212-1 (FEB 2012), Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items, which is incorporated by reference.
If the end product(s) offered is other than domestic end product(s) as defined in the clause entitled "Buy American Act -- Supplies," the offeror shall so state and shall list the country of origin.
FAR 52.212-4 (FEB 2012), Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items is applicable. Addenda to FAR 52.212-4 are as follows: 1852.209-73, 1852.215-84 Ombudsman. (NOV 2011), 1852.223-72 Safety and Health (Short Form). (APR 2002), 1852.225-70 Export Licenses. (FEB 2000), 1852.237-73 Release of Sensitive Information. (JUN 2005)
FAR 52.212-5 (MAR 2012), Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is applicable and the following identified clauses are incorporated by reference: 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Subcontractor Awards (AUG 2012) (Pub. L. 109-282)(31 U.S.C. 6101 note), 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest when Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended or Proposed for Debarment (DEC 2010) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). 52.209-10 Prohibition of Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations, (MAY 2012), 52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside, 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (APR 2012) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)), 52.222-3 Convict Labor (JUN 2003), 52.222-19, Child Labor--Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012), 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999), 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007)(E.O. 11246), 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793), 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)), 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011)(E.O 13513), 52.225-1, Buy American Act - Supplies (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d), 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUN 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury), 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003)
The FAR may be obtained via the Internet at URL: http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html
The NFS may be obtained via the Internet at URL: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/procurement/regs/nfstoc.htm
All contractual and technical questions must be in writing (e-mail or fax) to Sandra Brickner not later than September 14, 2012 COB. Telephone questions will not be accepted.
Selection and award will be made to that offeror whose offer will be most advantageous to the Government, with consideration given to the factors of proposed technical merit, price, and past performance. Other critical requirements such as "the system shall consist of space heritage components to the greatest extent possible" and Delivery, shall also be considered. It is critical that offerors provide adequate detail to allow evaluation of their offer. (SEE FAR 52.212-1(b)).
Offerors must include completed copies of the provision at 52.212-3 (FEB 2012), Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items with their offer. These may be obtained via the internet at URL: http://rcb.cancer.gov/rcb-internet/SAP/52-212-3plusadd.pdf . These representations and certifications will be incorporated by reference in any resultant contract.
NASA Clause 1852.215-84 (NOV 2011), Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/pub_library/Omb.html .
Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor the following Internet site for the release of solicitation amendments (if any): http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/eps/bizops.cgi?gr=D&pin=22 . Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this combination synopsis/solicitation and amendments (if any).
Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.
Point of Contact
Name: Sandra A Brickner
Title: Contract Specialist