The ECSS U20 discipline provides the technical, management, and procedural requirements for planetary protection in European space projects.
The legal basis for planetary protection was established in Article IX of the United Nations Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies (Outer Space Treaty). This leads to planetary protection rules based on 2 rationales:
The objective of the ECSS U-20 Planetary Protection course is to:
ESA TEC-QI, Ms Delphine Faye (CNES), Ms Diana Margheritis (TAS), Ms Petra Rettberg (DLR)
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