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NASA Policy Directives


NPD 1000.0 NASA Governance and Strategic Management Handbook
NPD 1000.3 The NASA Organization
NPD 1001.0 NASA Strategic Plan
NPD 1280.1 NASA Management Systems Policy
NPD 1800.2 NASA Occupational Health Program
NPD 7120.4 Program/Project Management
NPD 8700.1 NASA Policy for Safety and Mission Success
NPD 8700.3 Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) Policy for NASA Spacecraft Instruments and Launch Services
NPD 8710.1 Emergency Preparedness Program
NPD 8710.5 Policy for Pressure Vessels and Pressurized Systems
NPD 8720.1 NASA Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Policy
NPD 8730.1 Metrology and Calibration
NPD 8730.2 NASA Parts Policy
NPD 8730.5 NASA Quality Assurance Program Policy
NPD 8831.1 NASA NPD 8831.1 Maintenance of Institutional and Program Facilities and Related Equipment

NASA Procedural Requirements


NPR 7120.5 NASA Program and Project Management Processes and Requirements
NPR 7120.7 NASA Information Technology and Institutional Infrastructure Program and Project Management Requirements
NPR 7120.8 NASA Research and Technology Program and Project Management Requirements
NPR 7123.1 System Engineering Procedural Requirements
NPR 7150.2 NASA Software Engineering Requirements
NPR 7900.3 Aircraft Operations Management Manual (Aviation Safety)
NPR 8000.4 Agency Risk Management Procedural Requirements
NPR 8621.1 NASA Procedural Requirements for Mishap and Close Call Reporting, Investigating, and Recordkeeping
NPR 8705.2 Human Rating Requirements for Space Systems
NPR 8705.4 Risk Classifications for NASA Payloads
NPR 8705.5 Technical Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) Procedures for Safety and Mission Success for NASA Programs and Projects
NPR 8705.6 Safety and Mission Assurance Audits, Reviews, and Assessments
NPR 8715.1 NASA Occupational Safety and Health Programs
NPR 8715.2 NASA Emergency Preparedness Plan Procedural Requirements
NPR 8715.3 NASA General Safety Program Requirements
NPR 8715.5 Range Safety Program
NPR 8715.6 NASA Procedural Requirements for Limiting Orbital Debris
NPR 8715.7 - Expendable Launch Vehicle (ELV) Payload Safety Program
NPR 8735.1 Procedures for Exchanging Parts, Materials, and Safety Problem Data Utilizing the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program and NASA Advisories
NPR 8735.2 Management of Government Quality Assurance Functions for NASA Contracts
NPR 8735.TBD Software Assurance
NPR 8831.2 Management of Facilities Maintenance

NASA Standards


NSS-1740.14 Guidelines and Assessment Procedures for Limiting Orbital Debris
NASA-STD 2202.93 Software Formal Inspections Standard
NASA-STD 8709.2 NASA SMA Roles and Responsibilities for ELV Services
NASA-STD 8709.20 Management of Safety and Mission Assurance Technical Authority (SMA TA) Requirements
NASA-STD 8709.22 Safety & Mission Assurance Acronymns, Abbreviations, & Definitions
NASA-STD 8719.7 Facilities Systems Safety Guidebook
NASA-STD 8719.9 Standard for Lifting Devices and Equipment
NASA-STD 8719.10 Standard for Underwater Facility and Non-Open Water Operations
NASA-STD 8719.11 Safety Standard for Fire Protection
NASA-STD 8719.12 Safety Standard for Explosives, Propellants, and Pyrotechnics
NASA-STD 8719.13 Software Safety Standard
NASA-STD 8719.14 Process for Limiting Orbital Debris
NASA-STD 8719.17 NASA Requirements for Ground-Based Pressure Vessels and Pressurized Systems (PV/S)
NASA-STD 8729.1 Planning, Developing and Managing an Effective Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Program
NASA-STD 8739.1 Workmanship Standard for Polymeric Application on Electronic Assemblies
NASA-STD 8739.2 Workmanship Standard for Surface Mount Technology
NASA-STD 8739.3 Soldered Electrical Connections
NASA-STD 8739.4 Crimping, Interconnecting Cables, Harnesses and, Wiring
NASA-STD 8739.5 Fiber Optic Terminations Cable Assemblies and Installation
NASA-STD 8739.8 Software Assurance Standard


NASA Handbooks


NASA-GB-8719.13 NASA Software Safety Guidebook

NASA-HDBK 8719.14 Process for Limiting Orbital Debris
NASA-HDBK 8739.8DRAFT Software Assurance Handbook
NASA-HDBK-8739.18 Procedural Handbook for NASA Program and Project Management of Problems, Nonconformances, and Anomalies

NASA-HDBK-8739.19 NASA Measurement Quality Assurance Handbook with Annexes 1,2,3,4,&5
NASA-HDBK 8739.21 Workmanship Manual for Electrostatic Discharge Control

NASA/SP-2009-569 Bayesian Inference for NASA Probabilistic Risk and Reliability Analysis
NASA/SP-2010-576 NASA Risk-Informed Decision Making Handbook

Probabilistic Risk Assessment Procedures Guide for NASA Managers and Practitioners. Ver. 1.1 Aug 2002
Fault Tree Handbook with Aerospace Applications. Ver. 1.1 Aug. 2002

Link to other Directives via the NASA On-Line Directives Information System
Link to NASA & Non-NASA Standards via the NASA Technical Standards Program
Matrix of Standards Cited as Mandatory Requirements By NASA SMA Directives
NASA Memos page on the NODIS Library Web Page with Memos, policy changes and NASA Interim Directives (NIDs)

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