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Recommendations on Use of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical (EEE) Parts for NASA MissionsThe NASA Electronic Parts & Packaging Program Manager, requested a NASA Engineering and Safety Center independent assessment to summarize Commercial Crew Program and NASA Centers’ current and best practices, and lessons learned, on use of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) for all mission risk classifications, and provide recommendations that could lead to future NASA Electronic Parts and Packaging Program and/or Agency guidance on COTS parts. This document contains the outcome of the assessment.
Document ID
Acquisition Source
Langley Research Center
Document Type
Technical Memorandum (TM)
Robert F Hodson
(Langley Research Center Hampton, Virginia, United States)
Yuan Chen
(Langley Research Center Hampton, Virginia, United States)
John E Pandolf
(Langley Research Center Hampton, Virginia, United States)
Kuok Ling
(Ames Research Center Mountain View, California, United States)
Kristen T Boomer
(Glenn Research Center Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Christopher M Green
(Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, Maryland, United States)
Jesse A Leitner
(Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, Maryland, United States)
Peter Majewicz
(Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, Maryland, United States)
Scott H Gore
(Jet Propulsion Lab La Cañada Flintridge, California, United States)
Carlton S Faller
(Johnson Space Center Houston, Texas, United States)
Erik C Denson
(Kennedy Space Center Merritt Island, Florida, United States)
Ronald E Hodge
(Marshall Space Flight Center Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, United States)
Angela P Thoren
(Jacobs (United States) Dallas, Texas, United States)
Michael A Defrancis
(Science Applications International Corporation (United States) McLean, Virginia, United States)
Date Acquired
December 15, 2020
Publication Date
December 1, 2020
Subject Category
Electronics And Electrical Engineering
Report/Patent Number
Funding Number(s)
WBS: 860921.
Distribution Limits
Public Use Permitted.
Technical Review
Professional Review
Best Practices
Lessons Learned
Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical
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