normative document for use in invitations to tender and business agreements for implementing space related activities
NOTE 1 A standard states verifiable requirements, supported by the minimum descriptive text necessary to understand their context. Each requirement has a unique identification, allowing full traceability and easy verification of compliance.
NOTE 2 A standard is established by consensus amongst all ECSS stakeholders.
NOTE 3 Other Standards Development Organisations (SDOs) use a different definition.