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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 8900.1B
Effective Date: December 16, 2016
Expiration Date: December 16, 2022
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: NASA Health and Medical Requirements for Human Space Exploration

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Health & Medical Officer


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Chapter 2. Human Health, Human Performance and Medical System Design Requirements

2.1 System Design Requirements

2.1.1 Program/Project Managers shall formulate human health, human performance, and medical system design requirements in compliance with NASA Space Flight Human System Standard, volumes 1 and 2.

2.1.2 The space system (inclusive of the vehicle, ground systems, and supporting infrastructure) provides the following systems and capabilities:

a. Diagnostic and treatment systems in compliance with established level of medical care standards.

b. Capability for medical services to support all phases of a mission in compliance with established level of medical care standards.

c. Health maintenance, preventive, performance, and countermeasure systems in compliance with established space flight crew health standards.

d. Protected medical communications, consistent with privacy requirements, the Privacy Act of 1974, and established crew health standards.

e. A healthy and safe environment in compliance with established habitability and environmental health standards.

f. System implementations that meet both established human performance and constraints.

2.1.3 The NASA HMTA shall approve all health, human performance, and medical system design requirements.



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