ECSS-P-00C – Standardization objectives, policies and organization (22 March 2013)


This document states the objectives, policies and organizational structure for establishing, implementing, and maintaining a coherent set of standards for space systems development and operation, created through the European Cooperation for Space Standardization. ECSS documents are prepared for space projects and applications addressing aspects of:

  • Project management,
  • Engineering
  • Product Assurance, and
  • Space sustainability


NOTE For space sustainability definition, see 3.2.3. ECSS documents include standards and supporting documents (handbooks, technical memoranda, general support documents such as glossary), together referred to as the ECSS system.



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This Standard cancels and replaces ECSS-P-00A (4 April 2000).