BS EN 16604-10:2019 - Space sustainability. Space debris mitigation requirements
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BS EN 16604-10:2019

Space sustainability. Space debris mitigation requirements

Status : Current   Published : September 2019



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 manner that prevents them from generating debris throughout their orbital lifetime. This document is the top-level standard in a family of standards addressing debris mitigation. It will be the main interface for the user, bridging between the primary debris mitigation requirements and the lower-level implementation standards that will ensure compliance. This document does not cover launch phase safety for which specific rules are defined elsewhere. This document identifies the clauses and requirements modified with respect to ISO 24113, Space systems - Space debris mitigation requirements, Second edition 2011-05-15 for application in ECSS.

Standard NumberBS EN 16604-10:2019
TitleSpace sustainability. Space debris mitigation requirements
Publication Date02 September 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 9000:2005, EN ISO 9000:2005
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS EN 16604-10:2014
International RelationshipsEN 16604-10:2019
Draft Superseded By18/30377478 DC
DescriptorsHazards, Atmosphere, Pollution, Sustainability, Spacecraft, Wastes, Artificial satellites, Waste disposal, Space technology, Damage prevention, Life cycle
Title in FrenchDurabilité des activités spatiales. Exigences relatives à la réduction des débris
Title in GermanNachhaltigkeit im Weltraum. Anforderungen zur Eindämmung des Weltraummülls
ISBN978 0 539 00972 9
File Size1.769 MB

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