Effective Date: November 10, 2010
Expiration Date: June 10, 2023
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a. This NASA Procedural Requirement (NPR) establishes packaging, handling, and transportation requirements adequate to maintain the reliability of NASA items and to achieve their damage-free delivery to the place and time of ultimate use. The purpose of this NPR is to promote a standard, streamlined approach for transportation shipment activities and to provide guidance for meeting packaging, handling, and transportation requirements pursuant to institutional, program, and project goals and missions throughout NASA.
a. This policy is applicable to NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers, including Component Facilities, and to Jet Propolsion Laboratory (JPL), a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), and other NASA contractors to the extent specified in their contracts.
a. National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2473 (c) (l).
b. NASA Policy Directive (NPD) 6000.1, Transportation Management.
a. 10 CFR Part 71, Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Material§
b. 49 CFR Subtitle B, Chapter I, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation.
c. Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Subpart 46.407, Nonconforming Supplies or Services
d. NPR 2190.1, NASA Export Control Program
e. NPR 6200.1, NASA Transportation and General Traffic Management
f. Air Force Interservice Manual 24-204, Preparing Hazardous Materials for Military Air Shipments
g. Department of Defense Manual 4000.25-M, Defense Logistics Management System
h. Military Handbook 1791, Department of Defense Handbook, Designing for Internal Aerial Delivery in Fixed Wing Aircraft
i. Military Standard 2073-1, Department of Defense, Standard Practice for Military Packaging
j. Military Standard 810, Department of Defense Test Method Standard, Environmental Engineering Considerations and Laboratory Tests
k. Military Standardization Handbook 304, Department of Defense Handbook, Package Cushioning Design
l. National Aerospace Standards (NAS) 850 and 851, General Packaging Standard and Indexes
NPR 6000.1G, Requirements for Packaging, Handling, and Transportation for Aeronautical and Space Systems, Equipment, and Associated Components, dated 03/25/2005.
Dr. Woodrow Whitlow, Jr.
Associate Administrator for
Mission Support Directorate
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