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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 8715.6B
Procedural Requirements for Limiting Orbital Debris
Feb. 16, 2017  
NPR 8705.6C Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) Audits, Reviews, and Assessments Jan. 9, 2017  
NPD 8730.5B Quality Assurance Program Policy Oct. 31, 2016  
NID 8000-108 Agency Risk Management Procedural Requirements (for NPR 8000.4A) Oct. 25, 2016  
NASA-STD-8739.1B Workmanship Standard for Polymeric Application on Electronic Assemblies June 30, 2016  
NASA-STD-8739.4A Crimping, Interconnecting Cables, Harnesses, and Wiring June 30, 2016  
NASA-STD-8739.6A Implementation Requirements for NASA Workmanship Standards June 30, 2016  
NPR 8735.1C Procedures for Exchanging Parts, Materials, Software, and Safety Problem Data Utilizing the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) and NASA Advisories June 10, 2016  
NPD 8730.1C Metrology and Calibration May 19, 2016  
NPR 8621.1C Mishap and Close Call Reporting, Investigating, and Recordkeeping May 19, 2016 See Policy News
Currently in Review
Policy Title
NPR 8705.2B Human-Rating Requirements for Space Systems
NPR 8715.3C NASA General Safety Program Requirements (Chapters 4, 5 and 8 only)
NASA-STD-8729.1 Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Standard
NASA-STD-8739.10 Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical (EEE) Parts Management and Control Requirements for Space Flight Hardware & Critical Ground Support Equipment
NASA-STD-8719.12 Safety Standard for Explosives, Propellants, and Pyrotechnics
Upcoming Reviews To see that latest draft of a policy or participate in a review, please send us a request.
Policy Title
NPD 8700.1E NASA Policy for Safety and Mission Success
NPD 8720.1C NASA Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Program Policy
NPD 8730.1C Metrology and Calibration
NPD 8730.2C NASA Parts Policy
NPR 8715.1A NASA Occupational Safety and Health Programs
NPR 8715.5A Range Flight Safety Program
NASA-STD-8719.14A Process for Limiting Orbital Debris
NASA-STD-8739.8 Standard for Software Assurance
NASA-STD-8719.17B NASA Requirements for Ground-Based Pressure Vessels and Pressurized Systems (PVS)
NPR 8621.1C Mishap and Close Call Reporting, Investigating, and Recordkeeping
NASA-STD-8719.25 Range Flight Safety Requirements
NPR 8705.5B Technical Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) Procedures for Safety and Mission Success for NASA Programs and Projects
NPR 8000.4 Agency Risk Management Procedural Requirements
NPR 8735.1C Procedures for Exchanging Parts, Materials, Software, and Safety Problem Data Utilizing the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) and NASA Advisories
NPR 8735.2B Management of Government Quality Assurance Functions for NASA Contracts
NASA-STD-8739.6A Implementation Requirements for NASA Workmanship Requirements
NASA-STD-6008 NASA Fastener Procurement, Receiving Inspection, and Storage Practices for Spaceflight Hardware
NASA-STD-8719.11 Safety Standard for Fire Protection
New Standard NASA Standard for Electrostatic Discharge
 New Standard NASA Standard for Metrology and Calibration