This standard defines a set of requirements to be used in Software Product Assurance for the development and maintenance of software for space systems. Space systems include manned and unmanned spacecraft, launchers, payloads, experiments and their associated ground equipment and facilities. Software includes the software component of firmware.
- ECSS–M–00 Programme Management
- ECSS–M–40 Configuration Management
- ECSS–M–50 Documentation Management
- ECSS–Q–30 Dependability Management
- ECSS–Q–40 Safety.