ECSS-M-40A Configuration management (19 April 1996)

This Standard has been cancelled and replaced by ECSS-M-40B (20 May 2005).


The present document, ‘Configuration Management’, is part of a collection of ECSS standards belonging to the management branch.

The purpose of this ECSS standard is to define the principles and requirements that shall be respected with regard to the management of the configuration of products within a space project.

This management standard defines all the rules for a proper configuration management.

The requirements specified herein apply to, and affect the supplier and customer at all levels, when the capability to design and supply conforming product needs to be demonstrated. These requirements, as tailored in the related Project Requirements Document, are applicable to any actor of a Space Project.