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April 6, 2006 - Formation of the Landsat Science Team

The U.S. Geological Survey, Center for EROS, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has a requirement for scientific and engineering research in support of the USGS Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM).

It is anticipated that approximately eight (8) contracts will be awarded. The awardees will form the Landsat Science Team.

The Landsat Science Team will conduct research on issues critical to the success of the LDCM, including data acquisition, product access and format, practical applications, and science opportunities for new- and past-generation Landsat data. The Team will offer research and science support to the USGS on topics that will affect the overall success of the LDCM mission.

The Team plays a critical role in reducing mission risks and ensuring that critical design and functionality issues are addressed. Actual performance is estimated to begin on or about August 2006, with four (4) additional option years.

The Request for Proposals will be issued on or about 04/21/2006 with responses due on or about 06/02/2006 by 3:00 PM.

All interested offerors responding to this Request for Proposals should download the solicitation from the web site given and provide a written response by the due date indicated on the solicitation. Only written responses received by the due date will be accepted. Telephone and/or fax requests will not be accepted. This solicitation is being issued using full and open competition.