Digital Spacecraft document licence
Digital Spacecraft documents licence:
The European Space Agency, on behalf of the participating members, holds copyright for all Digital Spacecraft documents. No Digital Spacecraft document may be disseminated outside the ESA member states in any form without the explicit written consent of ESA via a dedicated license.
Non-ESA members states or persons from outside ESA member states willing to access or use Digital Spacecraft documents in whole or in part in their own documentation, should file a request to ESA. Only after agreement of the Digital Spacecraft Think Tank, the license is signed by ESA.
• direct use of Digital Spacecraft documents themselves should be made using quotation of Digital Spacecraft documents, rather than rewriting.
• when Digital Spacecraft documents text is used, Digital Spacecraft copyright is acknowledged, quotations clearly identified in the document together with exact reference/version and potential modifications of DtSC documents used as source.
ESA does not provide any warranty whatsoever, whether expressed, implied, or statutory, including, but not limited to, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or any warranty that the contents of the item are error-free. In no respect should ESA incur any liability for any damages, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages arising out of, resulting from, or in any way connected to the use of this document, whether or not based upon warranty, business agreement, tort, or otherwise; whether or not injury was sustained by persons or property or otherwise; and whether or not loss was sustained from, or arose out of, the results of, the item, or any services that may be provided by ESA.