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NPR 1400.1F
Effective Date: January 24, 2014
Expiration Date: January 24, 2019

(NASA Only)

Subject: NASA Directives and Charters Procedural Requirements

Responsible Office: Mission Support Directorate

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Table of Contents

Change Log


P.1 Purpose
P.2 Applicability
P.3 Authority
P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms
P.5 Measurement/Verification
P.6 Cancellation

Chapter 1. NASA Directives

1.1 Overview
1.2 General Provisions Governing NASA Directives
1.3 Description and Hierarchy of NASA Directives

Chapter 2. Responsibilities

2.1 Administrator
2.2 Deputy Administrator
2.3 Associate Administrator for Mission Support Directorate
2.4 Officials-in-Charge of Headquarters Offices
2.5 Center Directors
2.6 NASA General Counsel
2.7 Inspector General
2.8 NASA Chief Financial Officer
2.9 Assistant Administrator for Human Capital Management
2.10 Assistant Administrator for Procurement
2.11 Director for Internal Controls and Management Systems
2.12 Responsible Offices
2.13 Directives Managers
2.14 Headquarters Quality Control Liaison
2.15 Headquarters Executive Secretariat
2.16 Agency Records Officer

Chapter 3. Requirements for the Content and Structure of NASA Directives and NASA Charters

3.1 Requirement Statements in NASA Directives
3.2 Responsibility Statements in Agency-level Directives
3.3 Document Citations in NASA Directives
3.4 Administrative Elements of NASA Directives
3.5 Writing Style
3.6 Content and Structure of NASA Policy Directives (NPD) and Center Policy Directives (CPD)
3.7 Content and Structure of NASA Procedural Requirements (NPR) and Center Procedural Requirements (CPR)
3.8 Content and Structure of NASA Interim Directives (NID) and Center Interim Directives (CID)
3.9 Content and Structure of Agency-level Charters

Chapter 4. Process Requirements for Establishing New NASA Directives, Updating Existing Directives, Establishing Interim Directives, and Requesting Relief from Agency-level Directives

4.1 Introduction
4.2 Requesting Relief from Agency-level Directives
4.3 Establishing New Directives
4.4 Revising, Revalidating, or Providing Administrative Corrections to Existing NPDs or NPRs
4.5 Creating NIDs or CIDs
4.6 Hyperlinking Other Documentation to the NODIS Library or the Center-level Directive's Library Systems
4.7 Case Files

Appendix A. Definitions
Appendix B. Acronyms
Appendix C. Verification Matrices
Appendix D. Relationship between NASA Directives and Other NASA Documents
Appendix E. Sample NPD and NPR
Appendix F. Sample Cost/Benefit Impacts
Appendix G. Integrated Function Review Board Process


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