CLASSIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR TESTING SYSTEMS AND HARDWARE TO BE EXPOSED TO DUST IN PLANETARY ENVIRONMENTS

Document Number: 

NASA-STD-1008

Revision: 

Baseline

Document Date: 

2021-09-21

Active?: 

  • ACTIVE

NASA Endorsement Date: 

2021-09-21

Next 5-Year Review Date: 

2026-09-21

NASA Organization: 

  • NASA

NASA Office or Division: 

  • Office of the Chief Engineer

Document Scope: 

This NASA Technical Standard establishes minimum requirements and provides effective guidance regarding methodologies and best practices for testing systems and hardware to be exposed to dust in dust laden and generating environments. The intent is to facilitate consistency and efficiency in testing space systems, subsystems, or components with operations and missions in dusty environments.

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