27, July 2015

ESA Open Invitation To Tender AO8314
Open Date: 22/07/2015
Closing Date: 21/09/2015

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 15.187.05
Prog. Ref.: GSC3 – S5P GS Dev.
Budget Ref.: E/0057-01 – GSC3 – S5P GS Dev.
Tender Type: C
Price Range: > 500 KEURO
Establishment: ESRIN
Directorate: Directorate of EO Programmes
Department: Ground Segment & Mission Operations Dep
Division: ESA EO Mission Management Division
Contract Officer: Govaert, Luc
Last Update Date: 22/07/2015
Update Reason: Tender issue

The Sentinel-5 Precursor (S5P) Mission Performance Centre (MPC) is the core ESA element responsible for the calibration, validation, operational quality control and algorithm maintenance for the S5P atmospheric composition mission. The activity shall be provided as a service to ESA. The MPC is a distributed facility, composed of a coordinating centre and expert teams, providing services and expertise for calibration, validation, off-line quality control and algorithms corrective and perfective maintenance activities. All MPC functionalities shall be implemented in such a way to satisfy the requirements of an operational service and to minimise anomalyrecovery periods. The MPC shall be based, wherever possible, on existing expertise, facilities, tools, algorithms, methods, etc. The initial contract will cover the establishment and deployment of the teams as well as ramp-up phase to full operationally during the first months of the S5P Phase E2.

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