ESA PSS documents for download (PSS-01 Series)

The following scanned versions of the ESA PSS specifications are made available for free download.

Note:

Neither ESA nor the ECSS Executive Secretariat take any responsibility for the correctness or completeness of these scanned versions of the documents.

The following document is the latest list of ESA PSS documents. It contains next to the published PSS specifications also several documents that were planned to be published. Due to the start of the ECSS System in 1996 the production of ESA PSS documents was stopped.

List of ESA PSS-numbers-allocated (4 March 1996) (PDF).



Available scanned versions of ESA PSS documents:

ESA PSS Specification Title Issue number Date of publication Topic now covered by ECSS Standard
ESA-PSS-01-0_Issue 1 (May 1981) Basic requirements for product assurance of ESA spacecraft and associated equipment Issue 1 May 1981
ESA-PSS-01-10_Issue 1 (May 1981) Product assurance management and audit systems for ESA spacecraft and associated equipment Issue 1 May 1981
PSS-01-101 (not available) Software quality assurance plans Issue 1 Feb 1983
PSS-01-11 (not available) Configuration management and control for ESA space systems Issue 1 Mar 1989
ESA-PSS-01-20_Issue 2 (Feb 1991) Quality assurance requirements for ESA space systems Issue 2 Feb 1991 ECSS-Q-ST-20
ESA-PSS-01-201_Issue 1 (Aug 1983) Contamination and cleanliness control Issue 1 Aug 1983 ECSS-Q-ST-70-01
ESA-PSS-01-202_Issue 1 (June 1983) Preservation, storage, handling and transportation of ESA spacecraft hardware Issue 1 Jun 1983 ECSS-Q-ST-20-08
ESA-PSS-01-203_Issue 1 (Aug 1983) Quality assurance of test houses for ESA spacecraft and associated equipment Issue 1 Aug 1983 ECSS-Q-ST-20-07
ESA-PSS-01-204_Issue 1 (Sept 1984) Particulate contamination control in clean rooms by particle fallout (PFO) measurements Issue 1 Sep 1984 ECSS-Q-ST-70-50
ESA-PSS-01-21_Issue 2 (April 1991) Software product assurance requirements for ESA space systems Issue 2 Apr 1991 ECSS-Q-ST-80
ESA-PSS-01-30_Issue 2 (March 1992) Reliability assurance requirements for ESA space systems Issue 2 Mar 1992 ECSS-Q-ST-30
ESA-PSS-01-301_Issue 2 (April 1992) Derating requirements and application rules for electronic components Issue 1 Dec 1982 ECSS-Q-ST-30-11
ESA-PSS-01-40_Issue 2 (Sep 1988) System safety requirements for ESA space systems Issue 2 Sep 1988 ECSS-Q-ST-40
ESA-PSS-01-401_Issue 2 (Nov 1994) ESA fracture control requirements Issue 2 Nov 1994 ECSS-E-ST-32-01
ESA-PSS-01-411_Issue 1 (Jan 1994) Sneak analysis methods and procedure for ESA space programmes Issue 1 Jan 1994 ECSS-Q-ST-40-04 (withdrawn)
ESA-PSS-01-50_Issue 1 (Nov 1991) Maintainability requirements for ESA space systems Issue 1 Nov 1991
ESA-PSS-01-60_Issue 2 (Nov 1988) Component selection, procurement and control for ESA space systems Issue 2 Nov 1988 ECSS-Q-ST-60
ESA PSS-01-603 ESA preferred parts list Issue 3 Sep 1995 see website: ESCIES.ORG
ESA-PSS-01-604_Issue 1 (Sept 1988) Generic specification for silicon solar cells Issue 1 Sept 1988
ESA-PSS-01-605_Issue 1 (May 1990) Capability approval programme for hermetic thin-film hybird microcircuits Issue 1  May 1990
ESA-PSS-01-606_Issue 1 (July 1986) The capability approval programme for hermetic thick-film hybrid microcircuits Issue 1 Jul 1986
ESA-PSS-01-607_Issue 1 (Nov 1990) Checklist for thick film hybrid microcircuits manufacturer and line survey Issue 1 Nov 1990
ESA-PSS-01-608_Issue 2 (April 1987) Generic specification for hybrid microcircuits Issue 2 Apr 1987
ESA-PSS-01-609_Issue 1 (May 1993) Radiation design handbook Issue 1 May 1993
ESA-PSS-01-610_Issue 1 (Nov 1991) Design guidelines for capability approval of film hybrid microcircuits and microwave hybrid integrated circuits (MHIC’s) Issue 1 Nov 1991
ESA-PSS-01-611_Issue 1 (Nov 1990) Checklist for thin film hybrid microcircuits manufacturer line survey Issue 1 Nov 1990
ESA-PSS-01-612_Issue 1 (Nov 1990) Capability approval programme for microwave hybrid integrated circuits Issue 1 Nov 1990
ESA PSS-01-70 Material, mechanical-part and process selection and quality control for ESA space systems Issue 4 Jan 1994 ECSS-Q-ST-70
ESA-PSS-01-700_Issue 2 (Aug 1993) The technical reporting and approval procedure for materials, mechanical parts and processes Issue 2 Aug 1993 ECSS-Q-ST-70
ESA-PSS-01-701_Issue 1 Rev 3 (Jan 1994) Data for selection of space materials Issue 3 Jan 1994 ECSS-Q-ST-70-71
ESA-PSS-01-702_Issue 2 (Oct 1994) A thermal vacuum test for the screening of space materials Issue 2 Oct 1994 ECSS-Q-ST-70-02
ESA-PSS-01-703_Issue 1 (Oct 1982) The black-anodising of aluminium with inorganic dyes Issue 1 Oct 1982 ECSS-Q-ST-70-03
ESA PSS-01-704 A thermal cycling test for the screening of space materials and processes Issue 1 Aug 1982 ECSS-Q-ST-70-04
ESA-PSS-01-705_Issue 1 (Oct 1982) The detection of organic contamination of surfaces by infrared spectroscopy Issue 1 Oct 1982 ECSS-Q-ST-70-05