NASA MPD 8720.1
MSFC RELIABILITY AND MAINTAINABILITY PROGRAM FOR SPACE SYSTEMS
|Publication Date:||26 March 2008|
To establish policy, responsibilities and procedures for planning, establishment, and implementation of the Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Program processes for Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) programs and projects to:
a. Ensure that appropriate value-added R&M engineering activities and processes are implemented throughout the program and project life cycle that positively influence the system design development;
b. Ensure that R&M engineering activities, processes and data are fully integrated with the program and project systems engineering process including supportability and other related processes; and,
c. Ensure timely and continuous assessment of the progress toward achieving R&M requirements, including identification of areas for improvement.
This MPD applies to the personnel, programs, projects, and activities at MSFC and MSFC's Michoud Assembly Facility, including contractors and resident agencies to the extent specified in their respective contracts or agreements. ("Contractors," for purposes of this paragraph, include contractors, grantees, Cooperative Agreement recipients, Space Act Agreement partners, or other agreement parties.)
This MPD applies to program and project offices having responsibility for the design of manned and unmanned space flight projects and payloads. To the extent practical, this MPD shall be applicable to programs and projects that were in existence prior to the baseline of this policy. This MPD does not apply to facility projects.