The Euclid spacecraft will carry a payload module with a 1.2m-diameter telescope and two state-of-the art scientific instruments: a visible-light camera and a near-infrared camera/spectrometer. Image Credit: Airbus Defence & Space.
Space standards (such as ESCC and MIL standards) have helped throughout the years to develop the industry and to achieve de mission goals. Standards improve the competitiveness, efficiency and knowledge transfer within space business. However, standards are not frozen documents, but rather they must change and adapt to the current requirements of the industry and the new developments and knowledge gathered during all the years of space missions.