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MSFC Systems Engineering Handbook

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MSFC-HDBK-3173
Version
C
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MSFC - Marshall Space Flight Center
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This Handbook describes the basic processes and provides general guidance for managing and implementing systems engineering throughout the life-cycle for all programs/projects/activities (PPA) managed at Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) and executing the systems engineering processes employed at MSFC. Its intended use is for PPAs that provide aerospace products, technologies, data, and operational services (aeronautics, space, and ground). It also serves as an information source for PPA such as non-flight infrastructure, Construction of Facilities (CofF), Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), and for research and analysis PPAs. The guidance contained in this document, while not required, documents proven best practices and approaches to systems engineering and is aligned with the NASA and MSFC policies and guidance for Systems Engineering.
Keywords
Guidance for systems engineering principles and defines the contemporary policies and practices employed at MSFC in the planning and execution of systems engineering processes.
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Office of Primary Responsibility Designee (OPRD)
OPRD First Name
Luis Alberto
OPRD Last Name
Duarte
OPRD Center
MSFC
OPRD Organization Code
EE10
OPRD Phone Number
OPRD email address
alberto.duarte@nasa.gov
Additional Comments
This revision removes Project Management except for Mishap and Failure Investigation. Also, changes the title to Systems Engineering Handbook.
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