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Effective Date: February 05, 2008
Expiration Date: February 05, 2018
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Subject: NASA Research and Technology Program and Project Management Requirements (w/change 3 dated 04/18/13)

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Appendix B. Acronyms

AA Associate Administrator
AD2 Advancement Degree of Difficulty
AFU Alternative Future Use
APA Allowance for Program Adjustment
ASM Acquisition Strategy Meeting
ASP Acquisition Strategy Planning
ATD Advanced Technology Development
BAA Broad Agency Announcement
BAR Basic and Applied Research
CD Center Director
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CHMO Chief Health and Medical Officer
CIO Chief Information Officer
CMC Center Management Council
CoF Construction of Facilities
DA Decision Authority
DRM Design Reference Mission
EAV Experimental Aerospace Vehicles
EM Electromagnetic
EVM Earned Value Management
FAD Formulation Authorization Document
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
G&A General and Administration
HMA Health and Medical Authority
HQ Headquarters
IA Independent Assessment
IBPD Integrated Budget and Performance Document
IFM Integrated Financial Management
IPAO Independent Program Assessment Office
IT Information Technology
KDP Key Decision Point
KPP Key Performance Parameter
LCC Life-Cycle Cost
LSP Launch Services Program
MD Mission Directorate
MDAA Mission Directorate Associate Administrator
MdM Meta-Data Manager
MSO Mission Support Office
MSOD Mission Support Office Director
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NESC NASA Engineering and Safety Center
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NFS NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Supplement
NOA New Obligational Authority
NPD NASA Policy Directive
NPR NASA Procedural Requirements
NRA NASA Research Announcement
NRC National Research Council
OCE Office of the Chief Engineer
OCFO` Office of the Chief Financial Officer
OSMA Office of Safety and Mission Assurance
OSO Office of Space Operations
PA&E Program Analysis and Evaluation
PCA Program Commitment Agreement
PI Principal Investigator
PMC Program Management Council
PRA Probabilistic Risk Assessment
PSM Procurement Strategy Meeting
R&D Research and Development
R&M Reliability and Maintainability
R&T Research and Technology
RF Radio Frequency
RFP Request for Proposal
ROA Research Opportunities in Aeronautics
ROSES Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences
RTOPS Research and Technology Objectives and Plans Summary
SEHB Systems Engineering Handbook
SI Systeme Internationale (commonly known as Metric System)
SMA Safety and Mission Assurance
STI Scientific and Technical Information
TA Technical Authority
TD Technology Development
TMI Technology Maturity Index
ToR Terms of Reference
TRL Technical Readiness Level
V&V Verification and Validation
WBS Work Breakdown Structure


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