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New Payload Course Now in SATERN

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Recently, the Expendable Launch Vehicle (ELV) Payload Safety Program released a new course “Safety Guidance for Payloads” (SMA-HQ-WBT-104) to the agency in SATERN. The course focuses on ensuring a consistent level of safety for special-case ELV payloads, which are payloads that either 1) don’t use the Launch Services Program or 2) rideshare with a primary payload on an ELV. 

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New ELV Payload Safety Course in SATERN

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New Course: "Expendable Launch Vehicle Payload Safety Requirements"

Recently, a new course, “Expendable Launch Vehicle Payload Safety Requirements” (SMA-HQ-WBT-206), was released to the agency in SATERN. The course focuses on NASA-STD-8719.24, NASA Expendable Launch Vehicle Payload Safety Requirements.

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ELV Payload Safety Standard Updated to Coincide With Previous NPR Changes

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NASA-STD-8719.24

Changes to NASA-STD-8719.24 align the standard with policy changes made to NPR 8715.7 last February. 

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Kennedy Hosted Workshop for ELV Payload Safety Community

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ELV Payload

NASA’s Expendable Launch Vehicle (ELV) Payload Safety Program hosted a workshop at Kennedy Space Center Dec. 3-4.

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Policy Updates Improve Expendable Launch Vehicle Payload Safety Program Processes

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NPR 8715.7

Recent changes to NPR 8715.7, Expendable Launch Vehicle (ELV) Payload Safety Program, reflect new program standards and improve the overall ELV payload safety review and approval process.

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ELV Payload Safety Program Releases New Training and Forms

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ELV Payload Safety Program

The Expendable Launch Vehicle (ELV) Payload Safety Program recently released a new training course and revised three safety forms. Established in 2008, the ELV Payload Safety Program attempts to mitigate and eliminate payload hazards and the hazards affecting the related facilities and personnel.

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