• There are no items in your cart

NASA Standards

About National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Standards

NASA Standards are developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, a key figure in aeronautical research and space exploration based in the United States. These standards are meticulously crafted to ensure the highest level of safety, reliability, and efficiency in aerospace engineering and operations. They cover a broad spectrum of technical requirements, including design, testing, and production of spacecraft and aircraft. These standards are vital for maintaining consistency and quality across the highly specialized fields of space exploration and aeronautics.


Intertek Inform: Your Gateway to NASA Standards

Intertek Inform serves as a pivotal access point for businesses and organisations looking to incorporate NASA Standards into their projects. By offering streamlined procurement through our advanced platforms, we facilitate easy access to these critical standards. Whether you need digital access through our i2i platform or prefer physical copies, Intertek Inform ensures you can quickly integrate NASA Standards into your workflow, empowering your projects with world-class aerospace benchmarks.

 

NASA-STD-7009B:2024
STANDARD FOR MODELS AND SIMULATIONS
NASA-STD-8719.29:2023
NASA Technical Requirements for Human-Rating
NASA-STD-5009C:2023
Nondestructive Evaluation Requirements for Fracture Critical Metallic Components
NASA-HDBK-8709.25:2023
Human Factors Handbook V1.4 Procedural Guidance and Tools
NASA-STD-7012A:2023
LEAK TEST REQUIREMENTS
NASA-STD-5017:2022
Design and Development Requirements for Mechanisms
NASA-STD-8719.28:2022
WIND TUNNEL MODEL SYSTEMS CRITERIA
NASA-STD-8739.8B:2022
Software Assurance and Software Safety
NASA-STD-8719.27:2022
IMPLEMENTING PLANETARY PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS FOR SPACE FLIGHT
NASA-STD-3001, VOLUME 2, REVISION C:2022
NASA SPACE FLIGHT HUMAN-SYSTEM STANDARD VOLUME 2: HUMAN FACTORS, HABITABILITY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
NASA-STD-1006A:2022
SPACE SYSTEM PROTECTION STANDARD
NASA-HDBK-4002B:2022
MITIGATING IN-SPACE CHARGING EFFECTS—A GUIDELINE
NASA-HDBK-4011:2022
VERY HIGH-SPEED INTEGRATED CIRCUIT (VHSIC) HARDWARE DESCRIPTION LANGUAGE (VHDL) STYLE HANDBOOK
NASA-STD-8719.17D:2023
NASA Standard for Ground-Based Pressure Vessels and Pressurized Systems (PVS)
NASA-STD-6012A:2022
CORROSION PROTECTION FOR SPACE FLIGHT HARDWARE
NASA-STD-6016C:2021
CLASSIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR TESTING SYSTEMS AND HARDWARE TO BE EXPOSED TO DUST IN PLANETARY ENVIRONMENTS
NASA GSFC-STD-6001:2021
Area Array Package Assembly and Manufacturing Practices for Flight Hardware
NASA-STD-8719.26:2021
NASA REQUIREMENTS FOR GROUND BASED NON-CODE METALLIC PRESSURE VESSELS
NASA-STD-10002:2021
NASA FACILITIES DESIGN STANDARD
NASA-STD-6030 : 2021
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING REQUIREMENTS FOR SPACEFLIGHT SYSTEMS
NASA-STD-6033:2021
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT AND FACILITY CONTROL
NASA STD 8709.20 : 2010
Describes the process requirements for managing the application of NASA's SMA requirements, under the SMA TA.
NASA STD 8719.12A:2018
Safety Standard for Explosives, Propellants, and Pyrotechnics
NASA HDBK 8709.24 : 2015
NASA SAFETY CULTURE HANDBOOK
NASA-STD-8739.6B:2021
IMPLEMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR NASA APPROVED WORKMANSHIP STANDARDS
NASA-STD-8719.11B:2020
STANDARD FOR FIRE PROTECTION AND LIFE SAFETY
NASA-STD-8739.14:2020
NASA Fastener Procurement, Receiving Inspection, and Storage Practices for NASA Mission Hardware
MSFC-SPEC-3746:2020
Flow-Induced Vibration Assessment Requirements for Metal Bellows and Flexhoses
NASA-HDBK-1004 : 2020
NASA DIGITAL ENGINEERING ACQUISITION FRAMEWORK HANDBOOK
NASA MSFC SPEC 2223 : 2020
OUTGASSING TEST FOR MATERIALS ASSOCIATED WITH SENSITIVE SURFACES USED IN AN AMBIENT ENVIRONMENT
MSFC-SPEC-1238:2020
THERMAL VACUUM BAKEOUT SPECIFICATION FOR CONTAMINATION SENSITIVE HARDWARE
NASA-STD-5002A:2019
Load Analyses of Spacecraft and Payloads
NASA GSFC-STD-8009 : 2019
Wallops Flight Facility Range Safety Manual
NASA-STD 8719.24A:2022
NASA PAYLOAD SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
NASA-STD-3001 VOLUME 1 REVISION B:2022
NASA SPACE FLIGHT HUMAN-SYSTEM STANDARD:VOLUME 1: CREW HEALTH
NASA-STD-8719.14C:2021
Process for Limiting Orbital Debris
NASA-STD-5020B:2021
REQUIREMENTS FOR THREADED FASTENING SYSTEMS IN SPACEFLIGHT HARDWARE
NASA-HDBK-1005:2021
NASA SPACE MISSION ARCHITECTURE FRAMEWORK (SMAF) HANDBOOK FOR UNCREWED SPACE MISSIONS
NASA MSFC-SPEC-3686:2020
MATERIAL SPECIFICATION FOR POLYURETHANE FOAM - SPRAYABLE

Ways to access Standards

Compare our solutions to find the best way to access the Standards your need.

Individual Standards

Search for and buy Standards in digital, PDF or hardcopy formats

  • Available in single or multi-user versions

  • Access digital and PDF standards purchases immediately

  • Order hardcopy versions shipped directly to you

Purchase Standards

Standards Management

Manage your Standards with our online subscription service - i2i

  • Choose the content you want from our range of publishers

  • Automatically receive alerts when Standards are updated

  • Easily manage access across locations and terms

Learn more

Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a series of some of the most common questions related to NASA Standards.

NASA Standards are developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, a key figure in aeronautical research and space exploration based in the United States. These standards are meticulously crafted to ensure the highest level of safety, reliability, and efficiency in aerospace engineering and operations. They cover a broad spectrum of technical requirements, including design, testing, and production of spacecraft and aircraft. These standards are vital for maintaining consistency and quality across the highly specialized fields of space exploration and aeronautics.  

NASA Standards are predominantly used to govern the design, testing, and operation of spacecraft, satellites, and related aerospace technologies. These standards ensure that all equipment and procedures meet rigorous safety and efficiency criteria, essential for successful space missions and aeronautical research. They are crucial in fostering innovation while maintaining safety and reliability in extremely high-stake environments.  

NASA Standards are owned by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, an independent agency of the United States federal government. NASA operates from its headquarters in Washington, D.C., with numerous research centers and test facilities spread across the United States, such as the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. These standards are developed within this network, leveraging the collective expertise and experience of leading aerospace professionals.  

Subscribe to our Standards newsletter for news, updates, discounts and industry insights