PDTS - Lunar Exploration Analogue Deployment (LEAD) – Capability Demonstration (9F063-18-0072)

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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/10/26 12:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
Solely Canadian content
Procurement entity
Canadian Space Agency
End user entity
Canadian Space Agency

Contact Information

Contact name
Sidharth Saraf
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact address
6767, Route de l'Aeroport
St-Hubert  QC
J3Y 8Y9

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The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is soliciting proposals from Canadian industry sector for their participation in the LEAD-Capability Demonstration element of the LEAD project. The Capability Demonstration element should be considered as complementary to the LEAD-Core Human-Enhanced Robotic Architecture and Capabilities for Lunar Exploration and Science (HERACLES) element.

The purpose of this Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is to provide financial support for one project over two years for lunar science and/or technology projects commencing with preparatory activities in 2018 and culminating in a field deployment in 2019 at the CSA Headquarters (Analogue Terrain [AT]), with an optional second deployment to a remote analogue site in Lanzarote, Spain in 2020, subject to further CSA approval.

STDP AO LEAD – Capability Demonstration

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
pdts-ao6-preavis.docx_.pdf000French- 2018-09-24
stdp-ao6-notice.pdf000English- 2018-09-24