MSFC - NASA MGM 8040.1
MSFC CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT GUIDANCE with Change 1 (2/10/14)
|Publication Date:||14 August 2013|
The purpose of this Marshall Guidance Manual (MGM) is to provide guidance for Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) programs, projects, and activities to plan, develop, implement, and maintain Configuration Management (CM) systems as required by MPR 7123.1, MSFC Systems Engineering Processes and Requirements.
a. This MGM 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 MGM applies to the Michoud Assembly Facility.
c. This MGM 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 MGM applies the following: all document citations are assumed to be the latest version unless otherwise noted.
e. This MGM applies to all MSFC programs/projects beginning during the formulation phase and continuing throughout their program/project life-cycle. The CM guidance contained in this MGM applies to flight, qualification, and protoflight hardware/software, designated development hardware/software, configuration item (CI)-associated support equipment, and CI-unique facilities.