Technology Readiness Review

Technology Readiness Levels Summary

1

Basic principles observed and reported

2

Technology concept and/or application formulated

3

Analytical and experimental critical function and/or characteristic proof-of-concept

4

Component and/or breadboard validation in laboratory environment

5

Component and/or breadboard validation in relevant environment

6

System/subsystem model or prototype demonstration in a relevant environment (ground or space)

7

System prototype demonstration in a space environment

8

Actual system completed and “flight qualified” through test and demonstration (ground or space)

9

Actual system “flight proven” through successful mission operations

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TRL est une échelle (niveau 1 à 9) qui décrit le degré de maturité d’une technologie pour une application spatiale :

 

Technology Readiness Levels Summary

1

Basic principles observed and reported

2

Technology concept and/or application formulated

3

Analytical and experimental critical function and/or characteristic proof-of-concept

4

Component and/or breadboard validation in laboratory environment

5

Component and/or breadboard validation in relevant environment

6

System/subsystem model or prototype demonstration in a relevant environment (ground or space)

7

System prototype demonstration in a space environment

8

Actual system completed and “flight qualified” through test and demonstration (ground or space)

9

Actual system “flight proven” through successful mission operations