- Materials & Materials Testing Including Fluids and Propellants
- Material Processes Including Material Selection
- Mechanical Parts
NASA Endorsement Date:
Next 5-Year Review Date:
NASA Office or Division:
- Office of the Chief Engineer
This document is directed toward Materials and Processes (M&P) used in the design, fabrication, and testing of flight components for all NASA manned, unmanned, robotic, launch vehicle, lander, in-space and surface systems, and spacecraft program/project hardware elements. All flight hardware is covered by the M&P requirements of this document, including vendor-designed, off-the-shelf, and vendor furnished items. Materials and processes used in interfacing ground support equipment (GSE), test equipment, hardware processing equipment, hardware packaging, and hardware shipment shall be controlled to prevent damage to or contamination of flight hardware.