NASA MWI 1280.5
MSFC ALERT PROCESSING
|Publication Date:||10 January 2014|
To provide instructions for processing Acute Launch Emergency Restraint Tip (ALERT) and ALERT-type notification for government hardware described in MPR 1280.10.
The MSFC system for processing ALERTs and ALERT-type notifications is designed to: (1) prevent occurrence on MSFC-controlled products of non-conformances documented in the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP), NASA ALERT processing systems, or similar notification systems; (2) provide the impact of identifying and correcting ALERT and ALERT-type product problems on MSFC-controlled products when requested; (3) prevent occurrence on other government products of product supplier problem issues which are found on MSFC government products; and (4) satisfy requirements of NPD 8720.1, NPD 8730.2, NPR 8735.1, and NPD 1280.1.
This MWI 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.)
This MWI applies to the Michoud Assembly Facility.
This MWI applies the following: all mandatory actions (i.e., requirements) are denoted by statements containing the term "shall." The terms: "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.
This MWI applies the following: all document citations are assumed to be the latest version unless otherwise noted.
This MWI applies to all MSFC organizations and programs which
use, develop, or provide products for the Government or Government
entities when the product requires identification and traceability
per MPR 8040.2. This includes flight hardware, ground support
equipment, test equipment, and other products as defined by the
design control process owner and program/ project
NOTE: For flight projects and systems that contain safety critical items, closed-loop processing reporting response is defined in NPR 8735.1, Figure 1 "Decision Points for Discontinuing Closed-Loop GIDEP Reporting."