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NPR 7120.10A
Effective Date: February 21, 2017
Expiration Date: February 21, 2022
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY

(NASA Only)

Subject: Technical Standards for NASA Programs and Projects

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Engineer


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Table of Contents

Preface

P.1 Purpose
P.2 Applicability
P.3 Authority
P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms
P.5 Measurement/Verification
P.6 Cancellation

Chapter 1. Technical Standards

1.1 Overview
1.2 General Provisions Governing Technical Standards

Chapter 2. Responsibilities

2.1 The NASA Chief Engineer
2.2 NASA Headquarters Offices that Sponsor Development of Technical Standards
2.3 Mission Directorates and Program and Project Managers
2.4 Center Directors

Chapter 3. Selection, Tailoring, and Use of Technical Standards

3.1 Selection of Technical Standards
3.2 Tailoring of Technical Standards
3.3 Use of Technical Standards
3.4 Agency's Annual Report on Standards

Chapter 4. Development of Technical Standards

4.1 NASA Participation in Standards Development with Voluntary Consensus Standards Bodies and Other Government Agencies
4.2 Development of NASA Technical Standards
4.3 Maintaining NASA Technical Standards
4.4 Processes for Developing and Maintaining Technical Standards
4.5 Designation of NASA-Endorsed Technical Standards

Appendix A. Definitions
Appendix B. Acronyms
Appendix C. Reference Documents


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