DIN Standards Committee Aerospace
DIN EN 16602-70-06
Space product assurance - Particle and UV radiation testing for space materials; English version EN 16602-70-06:2014
Raumfahrtproduktsicherung - Teilchen- und UV-Strahlungstests für Raumflugmaterialien; Englische Fassung EN 16602-70-06:2014
Materials used in space applications need to be evaluated for their behaviour under Particle and UV Radiation. As part of this evaluation often an exposure to a simulated space environment is performed that can raise questions regarding its accuracy and representativeness. The role of this standard is to establish a baseline for the testing specification. This standard covers the influences of electromagnetic radiation and charged particles. This standard defines the procedures for electromagnetic radiation and charged particles testing of spacecraft materials. These materials include for instance thermal control materials, windows, coatings, and structural materials. The procedures include simulation of the environment and the properties to be verified. This standard excludes electronic components. This standard may be tailored for the specific characteristic and constrains of a space project in conformance with ECSS-S-ST-00. This document (EN 16602-70-06:2014) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/CLC/TC 5 "Space", the secretariat of which is held by DIN (Germany). This document has been developed to cover specifically space systems and has therefore precedence over any European Standard covering the same scope but with a wider domain of applicability (for example: aerospace).