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Beyond Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Exploration Mission Contribution Study (9f052-150518/a)

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Monday, December 28, 2015

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The Space Exploration Development of the Canadian Space Agency is seeking bids from qualified suppliers in order to conduct a Mission Contribution Study for Beyond LEO Exploration.

Requirement Development is part of the Space Exploration Development of the Canadian Space Agency. Through Requirement Development, Space Exploration Development supports CSA’s exploration planning activities and defines the science and technology developments most likely to be required in future space exploration missions of interest to Canada, and assesses potential contributions that Canada could make to such missions. Science Definition, Science Maturation, Mission Contribution and Concept Studies are part of the Requirement Development activity.

This requirement requests Mission Contribution Study (MCS) proposals in the following areas of space exploration:

MCS 1

Advanced Crew Medical System (ACMS)

MCS 2

Beyond LEO Relative Navigation System

MCS 3

Deep-Space Exploration Robotics (DSXR)

The complete description of the work to be completed under this requirement is in the Statement of Work provided in Annex “A” of the RFP.

It is intended to result in the award of up to three (3) contracts, one for each category, for a period of six (6) months each commencing on the date of contract award.

- Access and download the RFP.

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