ECSS-Q-30A – Dependability (19 April 1996)

This standard has been cancelled and replaced by ECSS-Q-30B (8 March 2002).


This standard defines the requirements for a Dependability (Reliability, Availability and Maintainability) Assurance programme for European Space Projects in order to comply with the ECSS policy as defined in ECSS-Q-00.

It defines the Dependability requirements for the complete space product. The requirements for the assurance of software products are contained in ECSS-Q-80; the Dependability requirements for system functions implemented in software, and the interaction between hardware and software, are defined in this document.