New CSA Rover Contracts Worth Over $3.28Mln CDN Uncovered

To infinity... well, hopefully the moon and mars.... and beyond! Glad to see Canada build on its strengths.

After much hemming and hawing, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has confirmed the winners of three request for proposals (RFP’s) for Moon/Mars rover development issued in August 2014.

Two contracts, the first one worth $689,666.04 CDN along with a second larger award for approximately $2.25 Mln CDN, have been issued to New Hamburg based Ontario Drive and Gear (ODG) while a third contract, worth $344,925 CDN has been awarded to the Brampton, Ontario location of Richmond, BC based MacDonald Dettwiler (MDA).