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|RFB#||Title||Documents||Bid Due Date|
DKIST Multi-conjugate Adaptive Optics
Wavefront Sensor Cameras
All documentation relating to this solicitation
will be available for download at:
There will be no bidders
conference for this procurement.
For any questions
regarding the RFP;
Please see Article 3 in the Instructions to Offerors.
Gemini North Laser Launch Telescope (LLT)
21 May 2020
***note new date***
30 March 2020
Time: 1:00 PM MST
|ND1503C||Gemini North Adaptive Optics Bench|
12. Recording of AOB Proposers Conference (added 2/6/2020)
14. Instructions to Offerors Rev D (added 25 Feb 2020)
15. GNAO AOB RfP Q&As (added 10 Mar 2020)
06 April 2020
3 February 2020
* not mandatory but highly recommended *
|Gemini North Adative Optics Imager (GNAOI)|
Gemini North Adaptive Optics "Real Time Controller"
3. Specifications and Requirements (7 Nov)
13 November 2019
|ND8433C||Development of the EPO/Operations Website||Request for Bid|
17 April 2020