This document specifies criteria and requirements for the use of explosive systems and explosive devices commonly used on spacecraft and other space products, including launch vehicles and space vehicle systems. It addresses the aspects of design, analysis, verification, manufacturing, operations and safety.
To the greatest extent possible, requirements from past and existing standards have been analyzed, selected and tailored to be incorporated herein. In addition, the requirements herein include those generated as a result of lessons learned from launch and space vehicle programs.
NOTE Specific requirements for man-rating are not addressed.