This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2018. Therefore this version remains current.
ISO 16458:2004 is applicable to unmanned spacecraft and their supporting hardware including science instrument and payloads. It establishes the requirements for transportation by rail, road, air, and water and as a part of a launch vehicle and establishes the requirements for special containers and loading/unloading operations meant to safeguard unmanned spacecraft and their supporting hardware during transportation.
ISO 16458:2004 is intended to be applied in international transportation. It may also be used in national transportation.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 2004-01
Edition : 1Number of pages : 8
Technical Committee:Space systems and operations
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