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NPR 8705.3
Effective Date: August 04, 2003
Cancellation Date: April 04, 2007
Responsible Office: GA

Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) Requirements for Experimental Aerospace Vehicles (EAV) w/ Change 1 (3/30/04)


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Change

Preface

P.1 Purpose
P.2 Applicability
P.3 Authority
P.4 References
P.5 Cancellation

CHAPTER 1. Overview

1.1 Introduction
1.2 SMA Requirements for EAV Flights
1.3 Third-Party Indemnification
1.4 SMA Management Process
1.5 Roles and Responsibilities

CHAPTER 2. Define SMA Process Requirements

2.1 Introduction
2.2 SMA Process Readiness Review (PRR) Protocol
2.3 Typical Presenters/Attendees at the SMA PRR
2.4 SMA PRR Content/Agenda
2.5 SMA PRR Products

CHAPTER 3. Conduct SMA Process Surveillance

3.1 Center Program/Project Management and SMA Responsibilities
3.2 SMA Surveillance Plan
3.3 SMA Surveillance Record

CHAPTER 4. Verify SMA Process Implementation

4.1 Introduction
4.2 SMA Prelaunch Assessment Review (PAR)Protocol
4.3 Typical Presenters/Attendees at the SMA PAR
4.4 SMA PAR Content/Agenda
4.5 SMA PAR Recommendations

CHAPTER 5. Assess SMA Flight Readiness

5.1 EAV SMA Flight Assessment
5.2 Indemnification Requests
5.3 Basic Set of EAV Program/Project Elements for EAV Program/Project SMA Flight Assessments

Appendices

Appendix A. Acronyms

Appendix B. Summary of Minimum Fundamental U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Eastern and Western Range (EWR) SMA Process Requirements for EAV Programs/Projects

B.1 Casualty Expectation
B.2 Operations
B.3 Deorbit Burn
B.4 Commit to Deorbit
B.5 Notification
B.6 Flight Termination


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