ASSET: Analysis of Spacecraft qualification sequence and Environmental Testing
ESA Contract 4000105946
benoit dot laine at esa dot int
ASSET is a TRP study performed by Thales Alenia Space (Turin, Rome and Cannes) and Airbus Defence and Space (Toulouse and Friedrichshafen). The aim of the activity:
- Evaluate the environmental test effectiveness at spacecraft level looking at past projects ground and flight anomalies in relation to the test program.
- Analyze test programs and test conditions to assess trends, test effectiveness, adequation of ECSS standard with current practices.
- Propose possible improvements of the environmental test approach based on lessons learned.
Material available for download
The following material is available for download on this website:
- The final presentation given in December 2014
- The Flyer
- The Summary report
ASSET_ESA_4000105946.zip (Everything in one zipfile – 1.6MB)
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