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NPR 7120.5E
Effective Date: August 14, 2012
Expiration Date: December 14, 2020
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Subject: NASA Space Flight Program and Project Management Requirements (Updated w/Change 18)

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Engineer

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Appendix B. Acronyms

AA Associate Administrator
ABC Agency Baseline Commitment
ACD Architectural Control Document
AI&T Assembly, Integration, and Test
AO Announcement of Opportunity
APMC Agency Program Management Council
ASM Acquisition Strategy Meeting
BOE Basis of Estimate
BPR Baseline Performance Review
CADRe Cost Analysis Data Requirement
CD Center Director
CDR Critical Design Review
CE Chief Engineer
CERR Critical Events Readiness Review
CFO Chief Financial Officer
CHMO Chief Health and Medical Officer
CMC Center Management Council
COI Conflict of Interest
COOP Continuity of Operations
CPD Center Policy Directive
CPR Center Procedural Requirements
CRM Continuous Risk Management
CSO Chief Safety and Mission Assurance Officer
DA Decision Authority (also Deputy Administrator)
DOD Department of Defense
DR Decommissioning Review
DRD Data Requirements Description
DRM Design Reference Mission
DRR Disposal Readiness Review
EAC Estimate at Completion
EC Executive Council
ECC Education Coordinating Council
ELV Expendable Launch Vehicle
EMD Environmental Management Division
EMS Environmental Management System
EOMP End of Mission Plan
ETA Engineering Technical Authority
EVM Earned Value Management
FAD Formulation Authorization Document
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FC Fully Compliant
FRED Facilities Real Estate Division
FRR Flight Readiness Review
FTE Full-Time Employee
GDS Ground Data System
GFY Government Fiscal Year
HMTA Health and Medical Technical Authority
ICD Interface Control Document
ICMC Integrated Center Management Council
ILS Integrated Logistics Support
IMS Integrated Master Schedule
IPMR Integrated Program Management Report
IT Information Technology
JCL Joint Cost and Schedule Confidence Level
JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a Federally Funded Research and Development Center
KDP Key Decision Point
LCC Life-Cycle Cost
LCR Life-Cycle Review
LDE Lead Discipline Engineer
LMD Logistics Management Division
LRR Launch Readiness Review
MCR Mission Concept Review
MD Mission Directorate
MDAA Mission Directorate Associate Administrator
MdM Meta-Data Manager
MDPMC Mission Directorate Program Management Council
MDR Mission Definition Review
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOS Mission Operations System
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MRB Mission Readiness Briefing
MRR Mission Readiness Review
MSD Mission Support Directorate
MSO Mission Support Office
MSOD Mission Support Office Director
NA Not Applicable
NEN NASA Engineering Network
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NESC NASA Engineering and Safety Center
NFS NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Supplement
NID NASA Interim Directive
NOA New Obligation Authority
NODIS NASA On-Line Directives Information System
NPD NASA Policy Directive
NPR NASA Procedural Requirements
OCE Office of the Chief Engineer
OCFO Office of the Chief Financial Officer
OCHMO Office of the Chief Health and Medical Officer
OCIO Office of the Chief Information Officer
OCT Office of the Chief Technologist
OComm Office of Communications
ODAR Orbital Debris Assessment Report
OER Office of External Relations
OGC Office of General Counsel
OIIR Office of International and Interagency Relations
OMB Office of Management and Budget (Executive Office of the White House)
OPS Office of Protective Services
ORR Operational Readiness Review
OSMA Office of Safety and Mission Assurance
PCA Program Commitment Agreement
PCE Program (or Project) Chief Engineer
PDLM Product Data and Life-Cycle Management
PDR Preliminary Design Review
PFAR Post-Flight Assessment Review
PI Principal Investigator
PIR Program Implementation Review
PLAR Post-Launch Assessment Review
PMB Performance Measurement Baseline
PMC Program Management Council
PPBE Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution
PRA Probabilistic Risk Assessment
PRR Production Readiness Review
PSM Procurement Strategy Meeting
RFA Request for Action
RFP Request for Proposal
RID Review Item Discrepancy
RIDM Risk-Informed Decision Making
SAR System Acceptance Review
SDR System Definition Review
SEMP Systems Engineering Management Plan
SI Système Internationale (or metric) system of measurement
SID Strategic Investments Division
SIR System Integration Review
SMA Safety and Mission Assurance
SMATA Safety and Mission Assurance Technical Authority
SMC Strategic Management Council
SMD Science Mission Directorate
SMSR Safety and Mission Success Review
SRB Standing Review Board
SRR System Requirements Review
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
TA Technical Authority
TBD To Be Determined
TBR To Be Resolved
TRL Technology Readiness Level
ToR Terms of Reference
UFE Unallocated Future Expenses
V&V Verification and Validation
WBS Work Breakdown Structure
WYE Work Year Equivalent

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