6, July 2018

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO9411
Open Date: 04/07/2018
Closing Date: 20/08/2018 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 18.112.06
Prog. Ref.: GSTP Element 1 Dev
Budget Ref.: E/0904-611 – GSTP Element 1 Dev
Special Prov.: GB
Tender Type: C
Price Range: 200-500 KEURO
Products: Ground Segment / Mission Operations / Mission Control / Flight Dynamics Systems and Mission Analysis
Techology Domains: Space Debris / Modelling and Risk Analysis / Debris and Meteoroid Environment Models
Establishment: ESOC
Directorate: Directorate of Operations
Department: Ground Systems Engineering Department
Division: Space Debris Office
Contract Officer: Roettger, Sabine
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 04/07/2018
Update Reason: Tender issue

The activity shall acquire a substantial set of ground-based and space-basedoptical observations that contain streak features for space objects. Opportunitiesfor dedicated and ‘piggy-back’ observations using optical systems, such astelescopes and star trackersshall be evaluated, tested and finally exploited. Theacquired data shall be reviewed and shall be arranged in a new databasestructure. The development of this database in the activity shall support design,test and validation of streak detection algorithms and generate the requiredprocessing software for space surveillance and tracking (SST) applications andfor the characterisation of thesmall-sized space debris population.

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