Standard Materials and Processes Requirements for Spacecraft

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This NASA Technical Standard is directed toward materials and processes (M&P) used in the design, fabrication, and testing of space program flight hardware for NASA, including but not limited to crewed, uncrewed, robotic, launch vehicle, lander, in-space and surface systems, and spacecraft program/project hardware elements. All spaceflight hardware is covered by the M&P requirements of this document, including vendor-designed, off-the-shelf, and vendor-furnished items. It defines the minimum requirements for M&P and provides a general control specification for incorporation in NASA program/project hardware procurements and technical programs.

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