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Contributions awarded under LEAP

Summary

Date of publication Announcement of opportunity Contributions
Technology development: to support the development of technologies targeting the lunar economy and looking to be included into lunar mission supply chains, by $3.1 million
Capability demonstration: to support the demonstration of two lunar technology payloads and their launch to the Moon, by $6.4 million

Additional funding opportunities, including those related to LEAP, can be found on our list of opportunities in research and development, and space innovation.

Technology development

Following an Announcement of opportunity (AO) Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program (LEAP) Technology development (AO) issued in , the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) awarded contributions to support the Canadian space industry in the development of technologies targeting the lunar economy with the goal of being included in lunar mission supply chains by .

List of contributions awarded

Organization Contribution value Proposal
Mission Control Space Services Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario
$1,168,387 Commercial Lunar Payload Operations and Data Management System
Lumibird Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
$441,003 OPALS Enabling Autonomous Robotics in the New Space Economy
Integrity Testing Laboratory Inc.
Markham, Ontario
$1,549,000 Innovative Lunar Dust Mitigation Technologies – Performance Evaluation on the Moon and in Ground Simulators

Capability demonstration

Following an AO Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program Capability demonstration (AO) issued in , the CSA awarded contributions to support the Canadian space industry in the demonstration of two lunar technology payloads and their launch to the Moon, by .

List of contributions awarded

Organization Contribution value Proposal
Mission Control Space Services Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario
$3,042,959 Fullstack Exploration – A Demonstration of Flight and Ground Software Technologies to Augment Autonomy for Lunar Rovers
Canadensys Aerospace Corporation
Caledon, Ontario
$2,498,664 Canadian Smart Lunar Vision System Performance Validation & Capability Demonstration
NGC Aerospace Ltd.
Sherbrooke, Quebec
$840,153 Crater-Based Absolute Navigation Demonstration

Contact

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