NASA Solicitation: A History of NASA's Near Earth Object Program

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Synopsis - Sep 26, 2014


General Information


    Solicitation Number: NNH14528995L

    Posted Date: Sep 26, 2014

    FedBizOpps Posted Date: Sep 26, 2014

    Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No

    Original Response Date: N/A

    Current Response Date: Oct 06, 2014

    Classification Code: 76 -- Books, maps and other publications

    NAICS Code: 711510


Contracting Office Address


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




NASA/HQ is hereby soliciting information about potential sources for completing a scholarly, analytical book-length manuscript that will serve as a history of NASA's Near-Earth Object(NEO) Program. The NASA History Program Office will manage professional review and oversight of final publication of the manuscript as a NASA Special Publication (SP).


NASA/HQ is seeking capability statements from all interested parties, including Small, Small Disadvantaged (SDB), 8(a), Woman-owned (WOSB), Veteran Owned (VOSB), Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SD-VOSB), Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) businesses, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)/Minority Institutions (MI) for the purposes of determining the appropriate level of competition and/or small business subcontracting goals for completing a scholarly, analytical book-length manuscript that will serve as a history of NASA's Near-Earth Object (NEO) Program. The Government reserves the right to consider a Small, 8(a), Woman-owned (WOSB), Service Disabled Veteran (SD-VOSB), or HUBZone business set-aside based on responses hereto.


No solicitation exists; therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. If a solicitation is released it will be synopsized in FedBizOpps and on the NASA Acquisition Internet Service. It is the potential offeror's responsibility to monitor these sites for the release of any solicitation or synopsis.


Interested offerors/vendors having the required specialized capabilities to meet the above requirement should submit a capability statement of 10 pages or less indicating the ability to perform all aspects of the effort described herein.


Responses must include the following: name and address of firm, size of business; average annual revenue for past 3 years and number of employees; ownership; whether they are large, or any category of small business, number of years in business; affiliate information: parent company, joint venture partners, potential teaming partners, prime contractor (if potential sub) or subcontractors (if potential prime); list of customers covering the past five years (highlight relevant work performed, contract numbers, contract type, dollar value of each procurement; and point of contact - address and phone number).


Please advise if the requirement is considered to be a commercial or commercial-type product. A commercial item is defined in FAR 2.101.


This synopsis is for information and planning purposes and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government nor will the Government pay for information solicited. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation. Respondents deemed fully qualified will be considered in any resultant solicitation for the requirement.


All responses shall be submitted to Raymond R. Jones IV no later than October 6, 2014. Please reference NNH14528995L in any response. Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.


Point of Contact


    Name: Raymond Jones

    Title: Contract Specialist

    Phone: 301-286-0792

    Fax: 301-286-0357



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