ECSS-M-50A Information-documentation management (19 April 1996)

This Standard has been cancelled and replaced by ECSS-M-50B (11 May 2007).


The present document ‘Information/Documentation Management’ is part of the collection of ECSS standards. Its purpose is to define the principles and requirements to be observed during the management of project information (including documentation).

This standard applies to all the documents and the information contained there-in, irrespective of media in which they are stored and/or transmitted.

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

Information management shall be implemented during all the phases of the project.