MSFC - NASA MPR 8730.1 REV H
INSPECTION AND TESTING
|Publication Date:||30 November 2012|
To establish Center-specific requirements for receiving inspection, in-process inspection, and final processing of flight hardware, associated flight support equipment, and other quality sensitive products as required by NPD 8730.5.
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 Michoud Assembly Facility.
c. This MPR 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.
d. This MPR applies the following: all document citations are assumed to be the latest version unless otherwise noted.
e. This MPR applies to all offices, departments, and organizations that fabricate, assemble, test, or perform other processes (i.e., any process performed between MSFC's receipt of articles and materials and the transfer of products to the customer, inclusive) on flight hardware, flight software, associated ground support equipment (GSE) interfacing with flight hardware and software, and other quality sensitive products. First Article inspection is not included in this MPR. (See MPR 1280.10.)