AURA Bid Opportunities
The AURA Bid Opportunities website displays all pending RFB’s, RFP’s, and amendments issued by the AURA Contracts Office for the National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory (NOIRLab). Through its five programs — (CTIO), the (CSDC), , (KPNO) and the , NOIRLab serves as the preeminent US national center for ground-based, nighttime optical and infrared astronomy. The mission of NOIRLab is to enable breakthrough discoveries in astrophysics by developing and operating state-of-the-art ground-based observatories and providing data products and
services for a diverse and inclusive community.
AURA displays, on this website, the name and contact information of companies that have attended pre-bid meeting(s). This will apprise prospective subcontractors and the public which firms attended the pre-bid meeting(s). Interested sub-contractors may contact such firms for purposes of supplying subcontract prices. It is the bidder’s obligation to check this website to view and obtain copies of amendments and announcements related to the RFB’s.
Sample Terms and Conditions, Sample AURA Contract, and Draft AURA Construction Contract. For projects on Kitt Peak, the following links provide information on important guidelines for work performed on the Tohono O’odham Nation. “Transaction Privilege Tax”, “TERO Ordinance 01-85″, and Waste Mgmt Code.
Bid Due Date
Windows Exhibition Phase I Planning Services
- Windows Exhibition Planning Services – Phase 1
- Appendix D – Sample Contract
- Appendix E – Sample T&C’s
- Appendix F Windows Interpretive Content & Audiovisuals Development Plan
- Appendix G Strategic Master Plan Windows on the Universe Center for Astronomy Outreach (DNA)
- Windows Exhibition Planning Services – Phase 1 – Q&A
June 23, 2023
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- RFP – Instructions to Offerors 042523 w Att
- Q&A Round 1 051023
- GD100MG SpecSheet
- Q&A Round 2 051623
- Q&A Round 3 052423
- RFP – Instructions to Offerors Amd 1 052423
- LCA-18395_CameraShipmentBOM_ rev20230724
May 26, 2023