This standard specifies requirements for the durability testing of coatings most commonly used for space applications, i.e.:
-   Thin film optical coatings
-   Thermo-optical and thermal control coatings (the majority are paints, metallic deposits and coatings for stray light reduction)
-   Metallic coatings for other applications (RF, electrical, corrosion protection)
This standard covers testing for both ground and in-orbit phases of a space mission, mainly for satellite applications.
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This Standard defines the requirements for the control of nonconformances.
This Standard applies to all deliverable products and supplies, at all levels, which fail to conform to project requirements.
This Standard is applicable throughout the whole project lifecycle as defined in ECSS-M-ST-10.
This standard may be tailored for the specific characteristics and constrains of a space project in conformance with ECSS-S-ST-00.

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This Standard defines the quality assurance (QA) requirements for the establishment and implementation of a Quality Assurance
programme for products of space projects. Discipline related qualification activities are complemented in standards specific to those
disciplines (e.g. ECSS-E-ST-32-01 for fracture control).
For software quality assurance, the software product assurance standard, ECSS-Q-ST-80 is applicable.
This Standard is applicable to all space projects.
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This Standard specifies the physical interconnection media and data communication protocols to enable the reliable sending of data at high­speed (between 2 Mb/s and 400 Mb/s) from one unit to another. SpaceWire links are full­duplex, point­to­point, serial data communication links.
The scope of this Standard is the physical connectors and cables, electrical properties, and logical protocols that comprise the SpaceWire data link. SpaceWire provides a means of sending packets of information from a...
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This document constitutes the main deliverable from WP1.1 of the GP-START project. It is devoted to a thorough review of the metrics defined in EN 16803-1 and proposes a performance classification for GNSS-based positioning terminals within designed for road applications. It will serve as one of the inputs to the elaboration of prEN 16803-2:2019 and prEN 16803-3:2019.
This document should serve as a starting point for discussion within CEN/CENELEC/JTC 5/WG1 on a consolidated set of performance ...
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This document is written in the frame of WP1.3 of GP-START project. It discusses several models to provide synthetic data for PVT tracks and the ways to analyse and compare the tracks to ensure these are similar to the reality.

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This standard contains planetary protection requirements, including:
-   Planetary protection management requirements;
-   Technical planetary protection requirements for robotic and human missions (forward and backward contamination);
-   Planetary protection requirements related to procedures;
-   Document Requirements Descriptions (DRD) and their relation to the respective reviews.
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This European Standard defines Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs). It is applicable primarily to space system hardware, although the definitions could be used in a wider domain in many cases.
The definition of the TRLs provides the conditions to be met at each level, enabling accurate TRL assessment.

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This standard addresses the qualification and procurement of printed circuit boards, which are necessary for all type of space projects.

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This document defines the primary space debris mitigation requirements applicable to all elements of systems launched into, or passing through, near-Earth space, including launch vehicle orbital stages, operating spacecraft and any objects released as part of normal operations or disposal actions.
The requirements contained in this document are intended to reduce the growth of space debris by ensuring that spacecraft and launch vehicle orbital stages are designed, operated and disposed of in a ...
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This Standard defines the requirements for the use of explosives on all spacecraft and other space products including launch vehicles. It addresses the aspects of design, analysis, verification, manufacturing, operations and safety.
This standard may be tailored for the specific characteristics and constraints of a space project in conformance with ECSS-S-ST-00.

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This Standard defines the technical requirements and quality assurance provisions for the manufacture and verification of high-reliability electronic circuits based on surface mounted device (SMD) and mixed technology.
The Standard defines acceptance and rejection criteria for high-reliability manufacture of surface-mount and mixed-technology circuit assemblies intended to withstand normal terrestrial conditions and the vibrational g loads and environment imposed by space flight.
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This Standard specifies the requirements applicable to the concept definition, design, analysis, development, production, test verification and in­orbit operation of space mechanisms on spacecraft and payloads in order to meet the mission performance requirements.
This version of the standard has not been produced with the objective to cover also the requirements for mechanisms on launchers. Applicability of the requirements contained in this current version of the standard to launcher mechanis...
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This ECSS Standard describes the procedures to be used to clean to a level of cleanliness beyond the scope of the ECSS-Q-ST-70-01, and to control the cleanliness level of flight hardware prior to and following a posteriori to the application of the ultracleaning process. The intended objective of the ultracleaning process is to remove all surface contamination (particulates, biologic material cell debris and chemical molecular contamination) on flight hardware, with no specific limit in geometri...view more

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This Standard specifies:
•   Requirements for the following crimping wire terminations intended for high reliability electrical connections for use on customer
spacecraft and associated equipment operating under high vacuum, thermal cycling and launch vibration:
•   removable contacts, single wires
•   removable contacts, multiple wires
•   coaxial connectors, ferrules
•   lugs and splices.
NOTE    These are the most common used crimping wire termination and are represented in Figure 1 1.
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The purpose of this NWIP is to produce an ECSS standard for the Exchange of Thermal Model Data for Space Applications. The standard will be based on a draft standard resulting from an activity performed by ESA only in 2013/2014 called "Standard for Exchange of Thermal Model Data for Space Applications".
The content of the standard is already defined in draft form under the name "STEP-TAS" ("STEP-based draft application protocol for Thermal Analysis for Space"). This protocol has been implemented...
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This document is the top–level document of the EN 16000 Series of European Space Standards. It gives a general introduction into European Space Standards and their use in space programmes and projects.
Its purpose is to provide users with an overview of the European Space Standards System (that is based on the ECSS System), together with an introduction to the various branches of applicability and to the disciplines covered by these set of Standards and the processes involved in generating and...
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The purpose of the proposed Standard is to summarise the (general) corrosion protection requirements applicable to the materials, surface treatments, finishing and manufacturing processes used for space flight hardware.
It contains the minimum requirements necessary to guarantee and verify the suitability of materials, coatings systems and processes for corrosion control of space rated products.
The Standard classifies the corrosion environments and requires the issuing of a Corrosion Prevention...
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This Standard establishes the requirements for the verification of a space system product.
It defines the fundamental concepts of the verification process, the criteria for defining the verification strategy and specifies the requirements for the implementation of the verification programme. It includes also the list of the expected documentation (i.e. Document requirements definitions, DRDs).
This Standard is intended to apply to different products at different levels from a single equipment ...
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This Standard defines a set of software product assurance requirements to be used for the development and maintenance of software for space systems. Space systems include manned and unmanned spacecraft, launchers, payloads, experiments and their associated ground equipment and facilities. Software includes the software component of firmware.
This Standard also applies to the development or reuse of non­deliverable software which affects the quality of the deliverable product or service provided...
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This Standard specifies the processing and quality assurance requirements for the different types of metallic welding (manual, automatic, semi-automatic and machine) for space flight applications. This standard can also be used for weld activities on space related ground equipment and development models for flight hardware. The Standard covers all welding processes used for joining metallic materials for space applications. This includes, but is not limited to:
-   Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)...
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This standard defines requirements for two-phase heat transportation equipment (TPHTE), for use in spacecraft thermal control.
This standard is applicable to new hardware qualification activities.
Requirements for mechanical pump driven loops (MPDL) are not included in the present version of this Standard.
This standard includes definitions, requirements and DRDs from ECSS-E-ST-10-02, ECSS-E-ST-10-03, and ECSS-E-ST-10-06 applicable to TPHTE qualification. Therefore, these three standards are no...
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This Standard specifies gyros functions and performances as part of a space project. This Standard covers aspects of functional and performance requirements, including nomenclature, definitions, functions and performance metrics for the performance specification of spaceborne gyros.
The Standard focuses on functional and performance specifications with the exclusion of mass and power, TM/TC interface and data structures.
When viewed from the perspective of a specific project context, the require...
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The target applications covered by this standard are all missions traditionally provided with power distribution and protection by LCLs/RLCLs (science, earth observation, navigation) with exclusion of telecom applications which are traditionally provided with power distribution and protection by fuses.
The present standard applies to power distribution by LCLs/RLCLs for power systems, and in general for satellites, required to be Single Point Failure Free.
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This European Standard specifies the definition of the different processing steps (levels) of images coming from Earth observation systems observing the surface of the Earth regarding the different sensor sources of the origin data.
It applies at least to image products generated from the following types of sensors:
-   electro-optical (including infrared and hyper-spectral);
-   SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar).
The standard allows to identify the information depth and the used auxiliary data/inf...
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This Standard defines the safety programme and the safety technical requirements aiming to protect flight and ground personnel, the launch vehicle, associated payloads, ground support equipment, the general public, public and private property, the space system and associated segments and the environment from hazards associated with European space systems.
This Standard is applicable to all European space projects.
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This standard specifies the system engineering implementation requirements for space systems and space products development.
Specific objectives of this standard are:
-   to implement the system engineering requirements to establish a firm technical basis and to minimize technical risk and cost for space systems and space products development;
-   to specify the essential system engineering tasks, their objectives and outputs;
-   to implement integration and control of engineering disciplines and...
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This Standard defines the dependability assurance programme and the dependability requirements for space systems.
Dependability assurance is a continuous and iterative process throughout the project life cycle.
The ECSS dependability policy for space projects is applied by implementing a dependability assurance programme, which comprises:
-   identification of all technical risks with respect to functional needs which can lead to non-compliance with dependability requirements,
-   application o...
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This Standard addresses the utilization of telecommand packets and telemetry packets for the purposes of remote monitoring and control of spacecraft subsystems and payloads.
   This Standard does not address mission­specific payload data packets, but the rules contained herein can be extended to suit the requirements of any mission.
   This Standard does not address audio and video data as they are not contained within either telecommand or telemetry packets.
   This Standard defines a set of servi...
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This standard describes a standard process and methodology for interface management throughout the life cycle, in terms of identification, requirements specification, definition, approval and control, implementation, verification and validation of interfaces, within a space programme or project and in accordance with the other relevant ECSS standards.

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This standard is applicable to spacecraft projects that opt to use the CAN Network for spacecraft on-board communications and control. It also defines the optional use of the CANopen standard as an application layer protocol operating in conjunction with the CAN Network data link layer.
This standard does not modify the basic CAN Network specification and complies with ISO 11898-1/-2:2003. This standard does define protocol extensions needed to meet spacecraft specific requirements.
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The ECSS standards of the Q branch describe a set of requirements for a Product Assurance programme to be implemented throughout the phases of a space project.
This document defines the Product assurance management requirements for space projects.
This document is structured in two main parts, the first part presenting the principles of Product Assurance management and the second providing the detailed requirements.
In addition, the expected content of the Product Assurance plan is specified i...
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This European Standard specifies the requirements and statements applicable to materials, mechanical parts and processes to satisfy the mission performance requirements.
This standard also specifies the documentation requirements and the procedures relevant to obtaining approval for the use of materials, mechanical parts and processes in the fabrication of space systems and associated equipment.
This standard covers the following:
-   management, including organization, reviews, acceptance st...
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This standard specifies the requirements for the supplier and PCB manufacturer for PCB design.
This standard is applicable for all types of PCBs, including sequential, rigid and flexible PCBs, HDI and RF PCBs.
This standard can be made applicable for other products combining mechanical and electrical functionality using additive or reductive manufacturing processes, as used in PCB manufacturing. Examples of such products are slip rings and bus bars.
This standard may be tailored for the speci...
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ECSS-E-ST-32-08 specifies the mechanical engineering requirements for materials. This Standard also encompasses the mechanical effects of the natural and induced environments to which materials used for space applications can be subjected.
This standard specifies requirements for the establishment of the mechanical and physical properties of the materials to be used for space applications, and the verification of these requirements.
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This Standard specifies the requirements applicable to materials, processes and their data selection to satisfy the mission performance requirements.
This Standard covers the following:
•   selection criteria and rules;
•   utilization criteria and rules.
The provisions of this Standard apply to all actors involved at all levels in the production of space systems. These can include manned and unmanned spacecraft, launchers, satellites, payloads, experiments, electrical ground support equipment,...
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This standard specifies quality assurance and safety assurance requirements for space test centres, applicable to the test process, test personnel (both, of the customer and the space test centre), test facilities, test environment and any operations related to the test specimen under responsibility of the space test centre as requested by the customer.
This standard may be tailored for the specific characteristic and constraints of a space project in conformance with ECSS-S-ST-00.

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The standard specifies requirements to ensure safe handling, storage, transportation of space segment hardware, including associated items to avoid degradation from integration up to launch.
The standard is applicable to: Space systems, Space segments, Assembled Spacecraft, Space segment elements, Spacecraft Modules, space segment subsystems, space segment equipment, partly manufactured space segment equipment. Intended programs are all space programs and target users all space hardware supplie...
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This Standard specifies a baseline for the attitude and orbit control system requirements to be used in the Project Requirements Document for space applications.
Project requirements documents are included in business agreements, which are agreed between the parties and binding them, at any level of space programmes, as described in ECSS-S-ST-00.
This Standard deals with the attitude and orbit control systems developed as part of a satellite space project. The classical attitude and orbit cont...
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This standard establishes the principles and basic methodology for microbiological control of cleanrooms and associated controlled environments with planetary protection constraints.
This standard does not address:
•   the microbiological contamination control of  spaceflight hardware;
•   molecular contamination control. Reference is made to other documents;
•   fire and safety regulations; for these, see regulatory requirements and other national or local documentation.
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This standard defines procedures for the reduction of microbiological contamination of flight hardware using heat.
The procedures described in this standard cover:
•   Reduction of microbiological contamination on exposed surfaces, mated surfaces and encapsulated in materials.
•   Reduction of microbiological contamination in dry, ambient and uncontrolled humidity environments.
This standard also sets requirements for the conditioning of the flight hardware, bioburden reduction cycle development, an...
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This standard defines test procedures for quantitative and/or qualitative microbiological examination of surfaces of flight hardware and in microbiologically controlled environments (e.g. cleanroom surfaces, cleanroom air, isolator systems).
The following test methods are described:
•   Surface and air sampling and detection of biological contaminants with swabs, wipes, contact plates and air samplers, followed by cultivation for bioburden determination.
•   Sampling of biological contaminants by DN...
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This standard specifies procedures for the reduction of microbiological contamination of flight hardware using hydrogen peroxide vapour.
The procedures specified in this standard cover:
•   Reduction of microbiological contamination on exposed surfaces.
•   Reduction of microbiological contamination in controlled ambient and vacuum environments.
This standard also specifies requirements for the conditioning of the flight hardware, bioburden reduction cycle development, and equipment to be used for a...
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This standard defines the requirements for selection, control, procurement and usage of EEE components for space projects.
This standard differentiates between three classes of components through three different sets of standardization requirements (clauses) to be met.
The three classes provide for three levels of trade-off between assurance and risk. The highest assurance and lowest risk is provided by class 1 and the lowest assurance and highest risk by class 3. Procurement costs are typically...
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This standard defines the requirements for selection, control, procurement and usage of EEE commercial components for space projects.
This standard is applicable to commercial encapsulated active monolithic parts (integrated circuits and discrete):
•   diodes
•   microwave diodes
•   integrated circuits
•   microwave integrated circuits (MMIC)
•   transistors
•   microwave transistors
This standard is not applicable to the commercial parts from the following families:
•   capacitors
•   connectors
•   crystals
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This Standard details a test in which pressure‐sensitive tapes are used to assess
the suitability of, for example, coatings, paints, films and other thin materials,
proposed for use on spacecraft and associated equipment.
Surface coatings, such as thermal control paints and corrosion protection
coatings, are affected, both on the ground and after launch, by exposure to the
environment.
It is therefore important that the adhesion of the coating to the relevant
substrate remains at an acceptable l...
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This Standard defines the technical requirements and quality assurance provisions for the manufacture and verification of manually-soldered, high-reliability electrical connections. The Standard defines acceptance and rejection criteria for high reliability manufacture of manually-soldered electrical connections intended to withstand normal terrestrial conditions and the vibrational g-loads and environment imposed by space flight. The proper tools, correct materials, design and workmanship are c...view more

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This Standard describes the methodology, instruments, equipment and samples, used to calculate the thermo-optical properties of thermal-control materials. The following test methods are detailed in this Standard including the configuration of samples and calculations: - Solar absorptance using spectrometer (s) - (see Annex C.2). - Comparative test method (p) - (see Annex C.3). - Infrared emittance using thermal test method (h) - (see Annex C.4). - Infrared emittance using IR spectrometer (h)...view more

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This document controls the definition of all common terms used in the European Cooperation for Space Standardization (ECSS) Standards System. Terms specific to a particular ECSS Standard are defined in that standard.
This document does not include the definition of terms used with their common meaning. In this case, the definition from the Oxford English Dictionary applies.

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