23, March 2018

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO9286
Open Date: 19/03/2018
Closing Date: 08/05/2018 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 18.197.01
Prog. Ref.: Preparation Element
Budget Ref.: E/0600-05 – Preparation Element
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Products: Satellites & Probes / Other
Techology Domains: Others
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Tech, Eng. & Quality
Department: System, Software & Technology Department
Division: Future Prep. & Strategic Studies Off.
Contract Officer: Casini, Gian Lorenzo
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 19/03/2018
Update Reason: Tender issue

The study will deal with the analysis and prioritisation of needs and interests over the Arctic region, in order to produce a set of preliminary requirements for an Arctic Mission architecture (system of systems).Existing assets addressing prioritised requirements will be identifies, and a gap analysis will be conducted. Solution in terms of payloads, space and ground segment will be proposed, with the involvement of Delegations and ESA Programmes.The work will include preliminary identification of mission concepts (payload, platform, launcher, operations) and cost analyses for all relevant technology pre-developments.Preliminary design of the mostpromising concepts will be performed and in order to enable a follow-up phase A study.

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