Non-Government Materials and Processes (M&P) Standards Homepage

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Last update June 13, 1996 This Homepage, which is accessible via the World Wide Web (WWW) was established on March 7, 1996 to serve as a tool to provide information on the NASA M&P Standards program. This Homepage is under the direct responsibility of JPL and is developed in coordination with NASA's Office of Chief Engineer, NASA Headquarters, Code AE and Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Huntsville, AL. The NASA HQ coordinator is Richard Weinstein and the MSFC manager for the M&P Program is Frank Key. The JPL M&P Standards Coordinator is Cheng Hsieh and the alternates are Yoseph Bar-Cohen and Tim O'Donnell. As part of NASA HQ effort in the area of Materials and Processes Standards, a NASA Working Group was established. Each of the NASA Centers is represented by a lead Coordinator and at least one Alternate.

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NASA M&P Standards

NASA M&P Standards Homepage * NASA Under-development Standards (a list is being developed) * NGS-Transferred Standards (a list is being developed)

Other Sources of M&P Standards Information

Professional Societies/Committees

The following is a list of organizations that issue standards/specifications that are relevant to the NASA M&P standards community.

American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
American Welding Society (AWS)
Society of Automotiv Engineering (SAE)
SPIE Optical Standards

Commercial M&P Standards Service Providers

The following is a list of organizations that provide standards/specifications services that are relevant to the NASA M&P standards community.

  • Custom Standards Services, Inc.
  • Information Handling Services (IHS) Microfilm, CDROM, Standards

    The following is a list of organizations that deal with M&P issues

    For more information you can contact: Yoseph Bar-Cohen, Cheng Hsieh or Tim O'Donnell Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), M.S. 125-224, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109-8099 Phone: 818-354-2610 Fax: 818-393-4057 E-Mail: