Mitigating In-Space Charging Effects-A Guideline

Document Number: 

NASA-HDBK-4002

Revision: 

A

Document Date: 

2011-03-03

Active?: 

  • ACTIVE

Revalidated or Reaffirmed Date: 

2017-10-19

Change Date: 

2017-10-19

Change Number: 

1

NASA Endorsement Date: 

2011-03-03

Next 5-Year Review Date: 

2022-10-19

NASA Organization: 

  • NASA

NASA Office or Division: 

  • Office of the Chief Engineer

Document Scope: 

This Handbook is intended to describe conditions under which spacecraft charging might be an issue, generally explain why the problem exists, list typical design solutions, and provide an introduction to the process by which design specifics should be resolved.

Export Control/Distribution Authorization: 

Public -- Standard is cleared for public accessibility on the internet.

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Superseding Document: 

NASA-HDBK-4002 Baseline

Document History: 

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Lessons Learned

LLIS-0777 Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Test Practices
LLIS-0788 Surface Charging/Electrostatic Discharge Analysis
LLIS-0800 Thick Dielectric Charging / Internal Electrostatic Discharge (IESD)