BS EN 16603-50:2014 - Space engineering. Communications

BS EN 16603-50:2014

Space engineering. Communications

Status : Current   Published : September 2014



This Standard specifies the requirements for the development of the end­to­end data communications system for spacecraft. Specifically, this standard specifies: - The terminology to be used for space communication systems engineering. - The activities to be performed as part of the space communication system engineering process, in accordance with the ECSS-E-ST-10 standard. - Specific requirements on space communication systems in respect of functionality and performance. The communications links covered by this Standard are the space­to­ground and space­to­space links used during spacecraft operations, and the communications links to the spacecraft used during the assembly, integration and test, and operational phases. Spacecraft end­to­end communication systems comprise components in three distinct domains, namely the ground network, the space link, and the space network. This Standard covers the components of the space link and space network in detail. However, this Standard only covers those aspects of the ground network that are necessary for the provision of the end­to­end communication services. NOTE Other aspects of the ground network are covered in ECSS-E ST 70. This Standard may be tailored for the specific characteristics and constraints of a space project in conformance with ECSS-S ST 00.

Standard NumberBS EN 16603-50:2014
TitleSpace engineering. Communications
Publication Date30 September 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 16601-00-01, ECSS-S-ST-00-01
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 16601-00, EN 16603-10, EN 16603-10-02, EN 16603-20, EN 16603-40, EN 16603-50-01, EN 16603-50-04, EN 16603-50-05, EN 16603-70, EN 16601-10, EN 16601-40, ECSS-S-ST-00, ECSS-E-ST-10, ECSS-E-HB-10, ECSS-E-ST-10-02, ECSS-E-ST-20, ECSS-E-ST-40, ECSS-E-HB-50, ECSS-E-ST-50-01, ECSS-E-ST-50-04, ECSS-E-ST-50-05, ECSS-E-ST-70, ECSS-M-ST-10, ECSS-M-ST-40, ISO 7498:1984, ISO 12172:2003, ISO 12173:2003, ISO 12174:2003
International RelationshipsEN 16603-50:2014
DescriptorsSpace technology, Space sciences, Space transport, Aerospace transport, Project management, Production management, Management, Environmental testing, Performance testing, Approval testing, Verification, Technical documents, Testing, Communication equipment
Title in FrenchIngénierie spatiale. Communications
Title in GermanRaumfahrttechnik. Kommunikation
ISBN978 0 580 84102 6
File Size1.35 MB

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