Concepts for Canadian Cislunar Space Mission Contributions (9F050-170097/A)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2017/12/15 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


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Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Canadian Space Agency

Contact Information

Contact name
Niquette, Caroline
Contact email
Contact phone
(514) 496-3730 ( )
Contact fax
(514) 496-3822
Contact address
Place Bonaventure,
800 rue de la Gauchetière Ouest
Voir aux présentes - See herein
H5A 1L6

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Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
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Titel: Request for Information (RFI) Seeking Ideas for Future Canadian Contributions to Cislunar Space Mission Exploration Initiatives

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), on behalf of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), is soliciting information under this Request for Information (RFI) to determine whether or not there are interested and available Canadian sources capable of providing the technologies, systems or products and services required for robotics and human space exploration identified in this solicitation. 

This document and the responses received are for information and planning purposes only. This RFI provides industry, academia and entrepreneurs the opportunity to submit conceptual ideas regarding potential Canadian contributions to future robotics and human space exploration initiatives in the cislunar vicinity including the Deep Space Gateway (DSG) and lunar surface exploration.

This RFI is seeking ideas for advanced and essential technologies or services that would facilitate and enable robotic and human exploration beyond LEO. The list of technology fields and operational necessities below are examples only and are not intended to constrain or limit the responses to this RFI.
 Avionics and Communications Systems
 Entry, Decent, and Landing Systems
 Environmental Control & Life Support Systems
 Ground Systems and Operations
 Human Factors and Habitability
 Human Health and Performance 
 In-Space Propulsion Technologies
 Launch Systems
 Lunar & Mars Surface Exploration Systems
 Materials, Structures and Mechanical Systems
 Micro & Nanotechnology
 Modeling, Simulation, Information Technology and Processing
 Navigation, Rendezvous, Proximity Operations and Docking Systems
 Plant Growth/Food Production 
 Robotics and Autonomous Systems
 Science Sensors, Systems and Instrumentation 
 Space Power and Energy Systems
 Thermal Control & Management Systems
 Other (Please Specify) 

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.E14462.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2017-08-02
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.F14462.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2017-08-02
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.E14462.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2017-08-16
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.F14462.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2017-08-16
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.E14462.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2017-09-08
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.F14462.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2017-09-08
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.E14462.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2017-09-20
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.F14462.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2017-09-20
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.E14462.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2017-10-31
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.F14462.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2017-10-31


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
annex1english9f050-170097.zipNot availableEnglish- 2017-09-08
annex1francais9f050-170097.zipNot availableFrench- 2017-09-08
asc_lien_9f050-17-0097.docxNot availableFrench- 2017-09-20
csa_link_9f050-17-0097.docxNot availableEnglish- 2017-09-20