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NPR 4310.1A
Effective Date: May 12, 2014
Expiration Date: May 12, 2025
Printable Format (PDF)

Subject: Artifact Identification and Disposition Revalidated w/Change 1

Responsible Office: Office of Strategic Infrastructure

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P.1 Purpose

a. This NASA Procedural Requirement (NPR) provides requirements for identifying, reporting, and transferring National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) artifacts.

P.2 Applicability

a. This NPR is applicable to NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers, including Component Facilities and Technical and Service Support Centers. This language applies to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), a Federally Funded Research and Development Center, other contractors, grant recipients, or parties to agreements only to the extent specified or referenced in the appropriate contracts, grants, or agreements.

b. If policy guidance conflicts, provisions contained in Federal personal property laws, international agreements, Executive Orders (EO), Federal Management Regulations (FMR), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars take precedent over this NPR.

c. In this directive, all mandatory actions (i.e., requirements) are denoted by statements containing the term "shall." The terms: "may" or "can" denote discretionary privilege or permission, "should" denotes a good practice and is recommended, but not required, "will" denotes expected outcome, and "are/is" denotes descriptive material.

d. In this directive, all document citations are assumed to be the latest version, unless otherwise noted.

P.3 Authorities

a. The Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980, as amended, 15 U.S.C., § 3701 et seq.

b. Property Management, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, 40 U.S.C Chapter 5.

c. National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as amended, 51 U.S.C § 20113(a).

d. Personal Property, Federal Management Regulation (FMR), 41 CFR Subchapter B.

e. Government Property, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), 48 CFR pt. 45.

f. Government Property, NASA FAR Supplement (NFS), 48 CFR pt. 1845.

g. Agreement between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Smithsonian Institution Concerning the Transfer and Management of NASA Historical Artifacts, August 20, 2008 (See APPENDIX C).

P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms

a. Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 CFR, Chapter VII, Subchapter C.

b. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 CFR, pts. 120 - 130.

c. Protection of Historic Properties, 36 CFR, pt. 800.

d. Management of Government Aircraft, 41 CFR, pt. 102-33.

e. Federal Management Regulations (FMR), Disposition of Excess Personal Property, 41 CFR, pt. 102-36.

f. NPD 1050.1, Authority to Enter into Space Act Agreements.

g. NPR 1387.1A, NASA Exhibits Program.

h. NPR 4200.1, NASA Equipment Management Procedural Requirements.

i. NPR 4300.1, NASA Personal Property Disposal Procedural Requirements.

j. NPR 7120.5, NASA Space Flight Program and Project Management Requirements.

k. NC 1000-31, NASA Charter, Communications Coordinating Council https://nodis3.gsfc.nasa.gov/OPD_docs/NC_1000_31A_.pdf .

P.5 Measurement/Verification

a. The Artifact Working Group and NASA Headquarters Logistics Management Division will maintain records and provide analysis of personal property screened and allocated as artifacts.

b. Records will provide capability to review where artifacts have been allocated along with appropriate artifact identification and the artifact's intended use.

P.6 Cancellation

NPR 4310.1B, Identification and Disposition of NASA Artifacts, dated May 12, 2014.

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