Fracture Control Requirements for Spaceflight Hardware (Superseding NASA-STD-(I)-5019 (Interim) and NASA-STD-5007)

Document Number: 

NASA-STD-5019

Revision: 

A

Document Date: 

2016-02-01

Active?: 

  • ACTIVE

Change Date: 

2018-03-29

Change Number: 

2

NASA Endorsement Date: 

2016-02-01

Organization: 

  • NASA

Document Scope: 

Fracture control shall be required on all human-rated space systems to preclude catastrophic failure. Fracture control provides a specialized methodology to address the consequences of naturally occurring and service-induced flaws, damage, or cracks in a part or structure. This document establishes the fracture control requirements for all human-rated spaceflight systems including payloads, propulsion systems, orbital support equipment, and planetary habitats.

Superseding Document: 

NASA-STD-5019A w/Change 1

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Next 5-Year Review Date: 

2021-02-01

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