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NPD 1000.3E
Effective Date: April 15, 2015
Expiration Date: April 15, 2021
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: The NASA Organization w/Change 62

Responsible Office: Associate Administrator


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NPD 1000.3E, The NASA Organization


Change Log

 

Chg#

Approver

Date Approved

Description/Comments

62

Associate Administrator

12/10/2019

Chapter 5, 5.7 John F. Kennedy Space Center- Update to organizational structure to include the Gateway Logistics Office. No changes made to narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

61

Associate Administrator

12/27/2019

Chapter 5, 5.9 George C. Marshall Space Center- Update to organizational structure to include the Human Landing System Program Office. No changes made to narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

60

Associate Administrator

12/10/2019

Chapter 2 - Agency Organizational Structure- Updated Agency Organizational Chart to show Office of Small Business Programs reporting structure. No changes made to narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

59

Associate Administrator

9/25/2019

Chapter 4, 4.6, 4.15, and 4.16 - Updates made to narrative section and organizational charts for the following sections to align with Mission Support Future Architecture Program (MAP) Phase 2 decisions:

4.6 Mission Support Directorate realignment of the Office of Small Business Programs to the Mission Support Directorate;

Updates to internal MSD link for Common Responsibilities for Office of Procurement;

4.15 Office of Communication;

4.16 Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity.

Updates also made to sections 4.6.2.1 and Section 4.6.3.1 to implement a decision from the 10/16/2018 Executive Council meeting regarding MSD AA decision authority for matters of partnership approval process/procedure.

58

Associate Administrator

12/04/2019

Chapter 4, 4.7 Office of the Chief Financial Officer - Updated to realign the line of immediate succession and update organizational chart.

57

Associate Administrator

09/23/2019

Chapter 4, 4.4 Science Mission Directorate - Updated to realign the NASA Management Office to the Science Mission Directorate and the Strategic Integration and Management Division will be dissolved.

56

Associate Administrator

09/17/2019

Chapter 7, The Organizational Change Process Restructured to more clearly define the process, roles, and responsibilities.

55

Associate Administrator

09/10/2019

Chapter 2, Agency Leadership and Organizational Structure Updated Agency Organizational Chart to show updated Agency reporting structure. No changes made to narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

54

Associate Administrator

09/05/2019

Chapter 1 Minor edits to remove positions that no longer in existence and make necessary changes to support change 51.

53

Associate Administrator

08/20/2019

Chapter 5, 5.2 5.10 Updated Center Charts to align with Mission Support Future Architecture Program (MAP) October 2018:

5.2 Ames Research Center
5.3 Armstrong Flight Research Center
5.4 John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field
5.5 Goddard Space Flight Center
5.6 Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
5.7 John F. Kennedy Space Center
5.8 Langley Research Center
5.9 George C. Marshall Space Flight Center
5.10 John C. Stennis Space Center

52

Associate Administrator

08/08/2019

Chapter 1, -Minor edits to remove positions that no longer in existence and make necessary changes to support change 51.

51

Associate Administrator

08/08/2019

Chapter 2, - Agency Leadership and Organizational Structure Updated Agency Organizational Chart to show NMO reporting structure. Updated Agency reporting structure. Changes made to narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

50

Office of the Administrator

07/01/2019

Chapter 4, Administrative Changes, - Line of Succession changed to Immediate Line of Succession, changing to only line of first three to align with Chapter 5.

49

Associate Administrator

6/28/19

Chapter 4, 4.20 Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs - Update to organizational structure to include to remove Appropriations Division. Changes made to narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

48

Office of the Agency Council Staff

6/26/19

Chapter 6, Decision Thresholds and Center Roles Updated the Center roles and responsibilities in the document.

47

Chief Human Capital Officer

06/17/2019

Chapter 1, General Provisions Updated the name ofthe Independent Verification and Validation Facility (IV&V) to the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility which was made effective by NASA on February 22, 2019.

46

Associate Administrator

06/06/2019

Chapter 4, 4.15, Office of Communications Updated organizational structure to streamline from six divisions to two. Only the Line of Succession was changed in the narrative section.

45

Associate Administrator

05/24/2019

Chapter 5, 5.6 Johnson Space Center Update to organizational structure to include the Gateway Program Office. No changes made to narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

44

Associate Administrator for International and Interagency Relations

05/02/2019

Chapter 4, 4.19 Office of International and Interagency Relations Updated Line of Succession only.

43

Chief of Staff

03/26/2019

Chapter 3, Charters for NASA Advisory and Governance Bodies Added a new Agency Governing Council, the Acquisition Strategy Council; updated Council memberships and made some minor changes as needed throughout all charters.

42

Associate Administrator

03/25/2019

Chapter 2, Agency Leadership and Organizational Structure - Updates for Office of the Administrator support the restructuring of the Office of Strategy and Plans to the Office of Strategic Engagement and Assessments (OSEA). Title changes made throughout as needed. Agency organizational structure updated to also include office name changes as a result of Changes 35 and 39.

41

Chief Information Officer

02/14/2019

Chapter 4, 4.8, Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) - Minor change to one division. The Technology, Data, and Innovation Division was changed to Transformation and Data Division. The Line of Succession was also updated with the new name.

40

Chief Human Capital Officer

12/13/2018

Administrative Changes Changes made throughout the directive to update the organization name as a result of Change 39, wherein the Mission Support Directorate's Office of Human Capital Management was renamed the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer.

39

Associate Administrator

10/26/2018

Chapter 4, 4.6, Mission Support Directorate (MSD) Change to organizational structure to support renaming the Office of Human Capital Management to the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO). Updates to internal MSD links for Common Responsibilities, OCHCO, and Headquarters Operations support the new name and necessary functional changes.

38

Associate Administrator

10/19/2018

Chapter 4, 4.6, Mission Support Directorate (MSD) - Revisions throughout with majority of changes to remove commonalities throughout MSD subcomponent organizations and add a new section to show roles and responsibilities common to organizations within MSD.

37

Center Director

10/09/2018

Chapter 5, 5.7, Kennedy Space Center - Update to Center Line of Succession and modified the organizational placement of several organizations on the org chart.

36

Center Director

10/02/2018

Administrative Changes - Changes made throughout the directive to update the organization name as a result of Changes 35, wherein the Office of Education was renamed the Office of STEM Engagement.

35

Associate Administrator

08/27/2018

Chapter 4, 4.17, Office of Educations - Updated the organizational structure to first rename the organization to the Office of STEM Engagement and then rename both internal divisions. These changes support an Agency decision to adopt the October 2017 recommended Business Services Assessment Implementation Plan for Public and STEM Engagement.

34

Associate Administrator

07/02/2018

Chapter 4, 4.7, Office of the Chief Financial Officer - Changes include the transfer of the grants management function from the Office of Procurement along with the renaming of one of the Divisions within OCFO.

33

Center Director

07/02/2018

Chapter 5, 5.5 Goddard Space Flight Center - Update to organizational structure to change the name of the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate to the Engineering and Technology Directorate.

32

Center Director

04/23/2018

Chapter 5, 5.2 Ames Research Center - Update to Line of Succession only.

31

Associate Administrator

04/11/2018

Chapter 1 and Table of Contents - Minor edits to remove positions or offices no longer in existence and make necessary changes to support changes 26-30.

30

Associate Administrator

04/11/2018

Chapter 6, Decision Thresholds and Center Roles -Retitled to include section for Agency-level linked attachments and moved previous data to Chapter 3.

6.1 Decision Thresholds of NASA's Governing Councils
6.2 Center Roles

29

Associate Administrator

04/11/2018

Chapter 5, 5.1 5.12 -Updated to include a new section of roles and responsibilities common to all Center Directors. Streamlined all Center sections to one page with link to Center Roles. Modified NMO and JPL entries to include specific responsibilities of NMO Director and relationship to JPL Lab Director.

5.1 Roles and Responsibilities Common to Center Directors
5.2 Ames Research Center
5.3 Armstrong Flight Research Center
5.4 John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field
5.5 Goddard Space Flight Center
5.6 Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
5.7 John F. Kennedy Space Center
5.8 Langley Research Center
5.9 George C. Marshall Space Flight Center
5.10 John C. Stennis Space Center
5.11 NASA Management Office
5.12 Jet Propulsion Laboratory

28

Associate Administrator

04/11/2018

Chapter 4, 4.1 4.5 -Updated to include a new section of roles and responsibilities common to Mission Directorates Associate Administrators. Updated and streamlined entries for each Mission Directorate.

4.1 Roles and Responsibilities Common to Mission Directorate Associate Administrators
4.2 Aeronautics and Research Mission Directorate
4.3 Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate
4.4 Science Mission Directorate
4.5 Space Technology Mission Directorate

27

Associate Administrator

04/11/2018

Chapter 3, Charters for NASA Advisory and Governance Bodies -Retitled and moved sections for Agency Governance Council Charters and FACA Committees. Majority of charter changes were made under the following sections: Council Affiliation, Functions, Meetings, and Assessment. Synced FACA section to current active committees.

3.1 NASA Charters
3.2 Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) Committees Governing Councils
3.3 Executive Council
3.4 Senior Management Council
3.5 Agency Program Management Council
3.6 Mission Support Council

26

Associate Administrator

04/11/2018

Chapter 2, Agency Leadership and Organizational Structure -Updated to include a new section of roles and responsibilities common to all Center Directors. Streamlined all Center sections to one page with link to Center Roles. Modified NMO and JPL entries to include specific responsibilities of NMO Director and relationship to JPL Lab Director.

25

Associate Administrator

03/20/2018

4.16 OFFICE OF DIVERSITY AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY -Updates to organizational structure includes office name changes and realignment of functions and staff. Only the Line of Succession was changed in the narrative section. Updates include the establishing a new division, renaming several other divisions, and realigning functions and staff. Updated organizational structure and narrative sections.

24

Acting Associate Administrator

03/20/2018

4.16 4.8 OFFICE OF THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER -Updates include the establishing a new division, renaming several other divisions, and realigning functions and staff. Updated organizational structure and narrative sections.

23

Acting Associate Administrator

01/23/2018

5.7 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER -Updated name change on organizational chart and narrative. The Ground Systems Development and Operations Program name changed to the Exploration Ground Systems Program per ESD-MD-12029 dated 11/16/17.

22

Center Director

10/23/2017

5.2 ARMSTRONG FLIGHT RESEARCH CENTER -Updated Line of Succession and changed Mission Operations Directorate to include Office of Chief Information Officer.

21

Associate Administrator

09/22/2017

RESCINDED -Change 17 as Center did not implement and the record was returned to its prior state.

20

Associate Administrator

08/28/2017

5.2 ARMSTRONG FLIGHT RESEARCH CENTER -Substantial changes to Center structure to better align organizations under several key Directorates. No changes made to narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

19

Associate Administrator

08/01/2017

4.4 SCIENCE MISSION DIRECTORATE (SMD) -Updated the Center's organizational structure to establish the Science Engagement and Partnerships Division. No changes made to narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

18

Center Director

07/31/2017

5.3 GLENN RESEARCH CENTER -Updated Line of Succession.

17

Associate Administrator

07/24/2017

RESCINDED

16

Assistant Administrator for Procurement

03/20/2017

4.6 MISSION SUPPORT DIRECTORATEUpdated Line of Succession for Office of Procurement. Link for OP updated.

15

Associate Administrator

11/07/2016

5.9 MARSHALL SPACE FLIGHT CENTER (MSFC)Updated the Center's organizational chart due to the transformation of the Flight Programs Partnerships Office to the Human Exploration Development and Operations Office. Minor changes to the narrative section of NPD 1000.3 were made to support these changes.

14

Associate Administrator

09/22/2016

5.1 AMES RESEARCH CENTER (ARC)Updated the Center's Organizational chart by abolishing two organizations (Partnerships Directorate and Strategic Communications and Education Directorate), establishing two organizations (Partnerships Office and Public Affairs Office) and renaming the Human Capital Office to Human Capital and Education Directorate. No edits made to the Center's narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

13

Associate Administrator

08/19/2016

4.3 SPACE TECHNOLOGY MISSION DIRECTORATE and 4.10 OFFICE OF THE CHIEF TECHNOLOGIST-Organizational structures for both organizations modified as a result of two Executive Council decisions to move functional responsibilities. Minor edits made throughout the narrative sections of NPD 1000.3 to support these changes.

12

Associate Administrator for Mission Support

06/20/2016

4.6 MISSION SUPPORT DIRECTORATE Revised organizational structure within the Office of Strategic Infrastructure (OSI) to establish the Space Environments Testing Management Office (SETMO). Link for OSI updated.

11

Associate Administrator

04/25/2016

4.15 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS Revised organizational structure by eliminating the current two divisions and creating six smaller, more manageable divisions. Edits made throughout the narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

10

Director, Office of Agency Council Staff

02/04/2016

ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES Changes made to Agency-level council charters to support decisions made as a result of EC-2015-03-001 and other counsel chair decisions.

6.3 Executive Council
6.4 Mission Support Council
6.5 Agency Program Management Council
6.6 Senior Management Council

9

Assistant Administrator for Human Capital Management

12/22/2015

ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES Administrative changes made throughout to support the dissolution of the Office of Evaluation and the Independent Program Assessment Office (IPAO) (also see Change 5).

Major changes include:
Chapter 2 Agency-wide organizational chart
Chapter 5 5.8 Langley Research Center organizational chart and 5.15, IPAO
Chapter 6 Charter membership changes (PMC and SMC)

8

Associate Administrator

11/06/2015

4.7 OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER Revised organizational structure to better align the functions of the office. Created the Deputy CFO for Appropriations and the Associate Deputy CFO offices and realigned the Mission Support Office. No edits made to narrative section of NPD 1000.3.

7

Center Director

11/02/2015

5.1 AMES RESEARCH CENTER (ARC) Updated the Center's Line of Succession.

6

Center Director

11/02/2015

Executive Council Decision Memo Changes made as a result of EC-2014-06-002a Role of Jet Propulsion Laboratory with Governance Councils. 5.5 Jet Propulsion Laboratory 6.5 Program Management Council.

5

Associate Administrator

10/26/2015

4.1 OFFICE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR Streamlining independent assessment of NASA's programs and projects has been identified as an option to assist the Agency as it moves to a more efficient operating model. Organizational changes include dissolving the Office of Evaluation and its Independent Program Assessment Office (IPAO); while transferring the functions of the Cost Analysis Division to the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Updated the Agency-wide chart to support this change.

4

Associate Administrator

10/02/2015

5.16 NASA MANAGEMENT OFFICE (NMO) Changes move the NMO from the Office of the Administrator. No organizational chart changes needed. Minor edits to narrative section in support of the change.

3

Associate Administrator for Human Capital Management

06/17/2015

4.5 AERONAUTICS RESEARCH MISSION DIRECTORATE Revised organizational structure shows a full restructuring in support the NASA strategic vision for aeronautics research. The Line of Succession was updated to support the new division titles.

2

Assistant Administrator for Human Capital Management

05/1/2015

ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES Charters for Agency-level Councils (Executive Council, Mission Support Council, Program Management Council, and Senior Management Council) were updated on April 15, 2015. Changes were made throughout Chapters 4 and 5 to update membership information for Headquarters Officials and Center Directors based on the membership information included in the council charters.

1

Assistant Administrator for Human Capital Management

5/1/2015

ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES Revisions to update the reporting structures of some organizations based on changes made within the Office of the Administrator.

4.6, Mission Support Directorate
4.15, Office of Communications
4.17, Office of Education
4.19, Office of International and Interagency Relations
4.20, Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs
5.15, NASA Independent Program Assessment Office

3

Associate Administrator for Human Capital Management

06/17/2015

4.5 AERONAUTICS RESEARCH MISSION DIRECTORATE Revised organizational structure shows a full restructuring in support the NASA strategic vision for aeronautics research. The Line of Succession was updated to support the new division titles.

2

Assistant Administrator for Human Capital Management

05/1/2015

ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES Charters for Agency-level Councils (Executive Council, Mission Support Council, Program Management Council, and Senior Management Council) were updated on April 15, 2015. Changes were made throughout Chapters 4 and 5 to update membership information for Headquarters Officials and Center Directors based on the membership information included in the council charters.

1

Assistant Administrator for Human Capital Management

5/1/2015

ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES Revisions to update the reporting structures of some organizations based on changes made within the Office of the Administrator.

4.6, Mission Support Directorate
4.15, Office of Communications
4.17, Office of Education
4.19, Office of International and Interagency Relations
4.20, Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs
5.15, NASA Independent Program Assessment Office



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