Canadian Space Agency Posts Two More Requests for Proposals to MERX

The Canadian Space Agency released two more requests for proposals (RFP’s) today bringing the total to 10 RFP’s released in the just over a week. The two new RFP’s are for a Miniaturized Drill Prototype for Lunar Exploration and a Combined Active and Passive Vision System for Localisation, Navigation and Visual Servicing.


Below is the list of available RFP’s now available on MERX
1. COMBINED ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VISION SYSTEM FOR LOCALISATION, NAVIGATION AND VISUAL SERVOING (Reference Number PW-$MTB-525-10917)
2. MINIATURIZED DRILL PROTOTYPE FOR LUNAR EXPLORATION (Reference Number PW-$MTB-575-10918)
3. GENERIC PAYLOAD DATA INTERFACE AND NETWORK TEST-BED (Reference Number PW-$MTB-575-10912)
4. NEXT GENERATION POWER SYSTEM (Reference Number PW-$MTB-575-10909)
5. MICRO-ROVER PROTOTYPE PLATFORM (Reference Number PW-$MTB-525-10910)
6. MANIPULATOR MOUNTED MICROSCOPE (Close Up Imager) (Reference Number PW-$MTB-525-10907)
7. EXPLORATION TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT (Reference number PW-$MTB-525-10903)
8. NEXT GENERATION COMMUNICATION TOOLS FOR A LUNAR LOCAL AREA NETWORK (Reference Number PW-$MTB-575-10905)
9. SMALL MANIPULATOR ARM COMPLETE WITH COMMAND AND CONTROL SOFTWARE INCLUDING VISUAL SERVOING (Reference number PW-$MTB-525-10902).
10. MINI-CORER (Reference Number PW-$MTB-575-10899)
The Canadian Space Agency notes that all enquiries about the RFP’s must be addressed to Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) as indicated in the RFP documents.

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Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceRef Canada Interactive Inc, CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef U.S., advisor and co-founder of the Canadian Space Commerce Association, and director and co-founder of MaxQ Accelerator Inc. Previously he was the founder of Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine which he sold.