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These tables show the status of Safety and Mission Assurance requirement documents in the review cycle.

Recently Published
Policy Title Effective Date    
NPR 8705.5A, With Change 1 Technical Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) Procedures for Safety and Mission Success for NASA Programs and Projects Aug. 18, 2017 See NPR 8705.5  
NASA-STD-8719.17C NASA Requirements for Ground-Based Pressure Vessels and Pressurized Systems (PVS) Aug. 9, 2017 See NASA-STD-8719.17  
NPR 8715.3D NASA General Safety Program Requirements (Chapters 4, 5 and 8 only) Aug. 1, 2017 See NPR 8715.3  
NPR 8705.2C Human-Rating Requirements for Space Systems July 10, 2017 See NPR 8705.2  
NASA-STD-8729.1 Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Standard for Spaceflight and Support Systems June 13, 2017 See NASA-STD-8729.1
NASA-STD-8739.10 Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical (EEE) Parts Management and Control Requirements for Space Flight Hardware & Critical Ground Support Equipment June 13, 2017 See NASA-STD-8739.10
NPR 8715.6B
Procedural Requirements for Limiting Orbital Debris
Feb. 16, 2017 See NPR 8715.6 See NPR 8715.6B Article
NPR 8705.6C Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) Audits, Reviews, and Assessments Jan. 9, 2017 See NPR 8705.6 See NPR 8705.6C Article
Currently in Review
Policy Title  
NASA-STD-8739.12 NASA Standard for Metrology and Calibration  
NPR 8000.4 Agency Risk Management Procedural Requirements See NID 8000-108
NASA-STD-8719.12 Safety Standard for Explosives, Propellants, and Pyrotechnics See NASA-STD-8719.12
NID for NPD 8020.7 Biological Contamination Control for Outbound and Inbound Planetary Spacecraft  
NPR 8715.5 Range Flight Safety Program See NPR 8715.5
NASA-STD-8719.25 Range Flight Safety Requirements  
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Policy Title  
NPD 8700.1 NASA Policy for Safety and Mission Success See NPD 8700.1
NPD 8720.1 NASA Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Program Policy See NPD 8720.1
NPD 8730.1 Metrology and Calibration See NPD 8730.1
NPD 8730.2 NASA Parts Policy See NPD 8730.2
NPR 8715.1 NASA Occupational Safety and Health Programs See NPR 8715.1
NASA-STD-8719.14 Process for Limiting Orbital Debris See NASA-STD-8719.14
NASA-STD-8739.8 Standard for Software Assurance See NASA-STD-8739.8
NPR 8621.1 Mishap and Close Call Reporting, Investigating, and Recordkeeping See NPR 8621.1
NPR 8735.1 Procedures for Exchanging Parts, Materials, Software, and Safety Problem Data Utilizing the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) and NASA Advisories See NPR 8735.1
NPR 8735.2 Management of Government Quality Assurance Functions for NASA Contracts See NPR 8735.2
NASA-STD-6008 NASA Fastener Procurement, Receiving Inspection, and Storage Practices for Spaceflight Hardware See NASA-STD-6008
NASA-STD-8719.11 Safety Standard for Fire Protection See NASA-STD-8719.11
New Standard NASA Standard for Electrical Safety  
New Standard NASA Standard for Fall Protection  
NASA-STD-8719.7 Facility System Safety Guidebook  
NASA-STD-8709.20 Management of Safety and Mission Assurance Technical Authority (SMA TA) Requirements See NASA-STD-8709.20
NASA-STD-8709.22 Safety and Mission Assurance Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Definitions  
NPR 8705.4 Risk Classification for NASA Payloads See NPR 8705.4
NPR 8710.5 Policy for Pressure Vessels and Pressurized Systems See NPR 8710.5
NASA-STD-8739.9 Software Formal Inspections Standard See NASA-STD-8739.9
NASA-STD-8719.13 Software Safety Standard See NASA-STD-8719.13
NPR 8715.3 NASA General Safety Program Requirements (Chapter 6 only) See NPR 8715.3
NPR 8715.7 Expendable Launch Vehicle (ELV) Payload Safety Program See NPR 8715.7
NPR 8705.XX New Standard