BS EN 16603-20-06:2014 - Space engineering. Spacecraft charging

BS EN 16603-20-06:2014

Space engineering. Spacecraft charging

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : July 2014



This standard is a standard within the ECSS hierarchy. It forms part of the electrical and electronic engineering discipline (ECSS-E-ST-20) of the engineering branch of the ECSS system (ECSS-E). It provides clear and consistent provisions to the application of measures to assess, in order to avoid and minimize hazardous effects arising from spacecraft charging and other environmental effects on a spacecraft’s electrical behaviour. This standard is applicable to any type of spacecraft including launchers, when above the atmosphere. Although spacecraft systems are clearly subject to electrical interactions while still on Earth (e.g. lightning and static electricity from handling), these aspects are not covered, since they are common to terrestrial systems and covered elsewhere. Instead this standard covers electrical effects occurring in space (i.e. from the ionosphere upwards). This standard may be tailored for the specific characteristic and constrains of a space project in conformance with ECSS-S-ST-00.

Standard NumberBS EN 16603-20-06:2014
TitleSpace engineering. Spacecraft charging
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 July 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ECSS-S-ST-00-01, EN 16601-00-01
Informative References(Provided for Information)ECSS-E-ST-20-07, ECSS-ST-35-01, ECSS-E-ST-10-02, ECSS-E-ST-10-04, ECSS-Q-ST-70-71, EN 16602-70-71, ECSS-E-ST-20-08, EN 16601-00, EN 16603-35, ECSS-S-ST-00, EN 16603-10-12, ECSS-E-ST-10-03, EN 16603-20-08, EN 16603-10-04, EN 16603-20, EN 16603-10-03, EN 16603-35-01, ECSS-E-ST-10-12, ECSS-E-ST-20, ISO 14302:2002, ECSS-E-ST-20-01, EN 16603-20-07, ECSS-E-ST-10, EN 16603-10-02, ECSS-E-ST-35, EN 16603-10:2018, BS EN 16603-10:2018, EN 16603-20-01
International RelationshipsEN 16603-20-06:2014
DescriptorsSystemology, Spacecraft, Electrostatic chargings, Astronomy, Space technology, Electrostatics, Space sciences, High voltage, Hazards
Title in FrenchIngéniérie spatiale. Charges électrostatique des vehicules spatiales
Title in GermanRaumfahrttechnik. Aufladung von Raumfahrzeugen
ISBN978 0 580 83976 4
File Size5.246 MB

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