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HUMAN RATED [1 record]

Record 1 2004-03-18


Subject field(s)
  • General Scientific and Technical Vocabulary
  • Industrial Standardization
  • Special-Language Phraseology

human-rated: General term that can best be described as designing piloted vehicle systems in such a manner as to safely accommodate humans and to make use of human-inherent capabilities to ensure the greatest possible probability of a successful mission.


Historically, the human-rating process can be collected into three fundamental components: human safety, human performance, and human health management and care. The human-rating process evaluates and balances the components of human-rating with cost, schedule, risk, benefit, and performance. As used here, human-rating implementation refers to a specific approach to ensuring that the space system is human-rated. For example, capsule separation and jettison is an implementation approach that provides the required level of human safety during launch.

Key term(s)
  • human rated


  • Vocabulaire technique et scientifique général
  • Normalisation industrielle
  • Phraséologie des langues de spécialité


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