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MSFC - NASA MPR 1280.10 REV B-1

MARSHALL QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM With Change 1 (3/21/16)

active, Most Current
Organization: MSFC
Publication Date: 11 January 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 51
scope:

PURPOSE

a. To serve as the basic manual for the organizational structure, responsibilities, procedures, processes, and resources for implementing NPD 1280.1, NPD 8730.5, MPD 1280.1, ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9001, and SAE AS9100. This MPR describes top-level requirements, providing references to lower-tier documents with more detailed requirements and instructions.

(1) This MPR documents/implements the Quality Management System (QMS) for MSFC to ensure consistent quality of NASA MSFC products and services and the safety of our customers, partners, employees, products and services.

(2) The design, development, production, test, installation and servicing of flight hardware, flight software, and associated ground support equipment interfacing with flight hardware and flight software are conducted in compliance with AS9100 or ISO 9001 requirements as required by NPD 8730.5.

(3) All flight hardware, flight software, and ground support equipment (GSE) previously grandfathered for ISO registration and surveillance audits, when readied for re-flight, are considered in scope to the ISO 9001 and AS9100 requirements (as specified above) and this MPR.

(a) Exceptions are addressed on a case-by-case basis utilizing the deviation/waiver process as defined in MPR 1410.2.

(4) NPR 7123.1 identifies Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) for research and development leading up to flight. The program/project plan, test plan, or project quality assurance plan can provide tailoring of requirements for research and development activities as allowed by applicable procedures.

(5) As part of the integrated Marshall Management System, MSFC has also implemented an Environmental Management System (EMS), which is conducted in compliance with NPR 8553.1. (Refer to MPR 8500.2.)

(6) The MSFC Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management System is conducted in compliance with MPR 8715.1, and is an integrated part of the Marshall Management System, as well.

b. This MPR includes or makes reference to the QMS procedures and outlines the structure of the documents used by Marshall in executing its activities. Provisions for tailoring, as allowed by the approval authority, are described within the various documents. Authority, applicable, and reference documents form a part of the citing document to the extent specified.

APPLICABILITY

a. This MPR applies to Center personnel, programs, projects, and activities, 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.)

b. This MPR applies to the MAF.

c. This MPR applies the following: all mandatory actions (i.e., requirements) are denoted by statements containing the term "shall." The following terms also apply: "may" or "can" denote discretionary privilege or permission; "should" denotes a good practice and is recommended, but not required; "will" denotes expected outcome; and "are/is" denotes descriptive material.

d. This MPR applies the following: all document citations are assumed to be the latest version unless otherwise noted.

Document History

NASA MPR 1280.10 REV B-1
January 11, 2016
MARSHALL QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM With Change 1 (3/21/16)
PURPOSE a. To serve as the basic manual for the organizational structure, responsibilities, procedures, processes, and resources for implementing NPD 1280.1, NPD 8730.5, MPD 1280.1, ANSI/ISO/ASQ...
January 11, 2016
MARSHALL QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
PURPOSE a. To serve as the basic manual for the organizational structure, responsibilities, procedures, processes, and resources for implementing NPD 1280.1, "NASA Integrated Management System...
September 26, 2013
MARSHALL QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
PURPOSE a. To serve as the basic manual for the organizational structure, responsibilities, procedures, processes, and resources for implementing NPD 1280.1, "NASA Integrated Management System...

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