BS EN 16602-70-55:2015 - Space product assurance. Microbiological examination of flight hardware and cleanrooms
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BS EN 16602-70-55:2015

Space product assurance. Microbiological examination of flight hardware and cleanrooms

Status : Current, Under review   Published : September 2015



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 DNA analysis from swabs and wipes. The test methods described in this standard apply to controlling the microbiological contamination on all manned and unmanned spacecraft, launchers, payloads, experiments, ground support equipment, and cleanrooms with planetary protection constraints. This standard does not address molecular contamination control. This standard does not address the principles and basic methodology for controlling cleanrooms and associated controlled environments with constraints on particulate contamination. 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 16602-70-55:2015
TitleSpace product assurance. Microbiological examination of flight hardware and cleanrooms
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 September 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ECSS-S-ST-00-01, ECSS-Q-ST-70-01, EN 16602-20, EN 16601-00-01, EN 16602-70-01, ECSS-Q-ST-10-09, EN 16602-10-09, ECSS-Q-ST-20
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 16602-70-71, ISO 14644-2:2000, ISO 14698 part 2, ECSS-Q-ST-70-53, ISO 17025, ECSS-S-ST-00, ASTM D 1193, EN 16601-00, ISO 14698 part 1, EN 16602-70-58, ECSS-Q-ST-70-71, EN 16602-70-53, ECSS-Q-ST-70-58, ISO 14644-1:1999
International RelationshipsEN 16602-70-55:2015
DescriptorsAir transport, Project management, Production management, Product design, Consumer-supplier relations, Production planning, Space technology, Quality management, Aerospace transport, Design, Space transport, Quality assurance, Quality control
Title in FrenchAssurance produit des projets spatiaux. Examen microbiologique des matériels de vol et des salles blanches
Title in GermanRaumfahrtproduktsicherung. Mikorbiologische Prüfung von Flughardware und Reinräumen
ISBN978 0 580 86591 6
File Size2.599 MB

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