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GDC PROGRAM LIBRARY (Under construction; please check regularly for updates)

Geospace Dynamics Constellation (GDC)

Two Columns

Strategic Documents

  1. NASA Policy Directive (NPD) 1001.0C, NASA 2018 Strategic Plan
  2. NASA 2020 Science Plan

Program Specific Documents

  1. Geospace Dynamics Constellation (GDC) Science and Technology Definition Team (STDT) Final Report
  2. 2013 National Research Council Decadal Strategy for Solar and Space Physics report, Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society
  3. Explorers & Heliophysics Projects Division (EHPD) Requirement (RQMT) 0001, Mission Assurance Requirements (MAR), Mission Risk Classification - NASA Procedural Requirements (NPR) 7120.5 Class C
  4. LWS Program Plan

Project Specific Documents

  1. GDC-PYLD-DESC-0002 Rev. B, Proposal Information Package (updated 7/29/21)
  2. GDC-SMA-PLAN-0002, Instrument Mission Assurance Requirements
  3. Contracts and the companies under those contracts involved in the development of requirements for this PEA
  4. Science Planning Resources
    1. Synthetic upper atmosphere simulations (with accompanying documentation)
    2. GDC Design Reference Mission (ephemeris files and accompanying documentation)
  5. Template for an Instrument Accommodations Table (updated 5/6/21)
  6. GDC-PYLD-REQ-0004, Representative Launch Environment (updated 5/6/21)
  7. GDC-PYLD-CDRL-0002, Representative Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) (updated 5/6/21)
  8. Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Standard (STD) 1001A, Criteria for Flight and Flight Support Systems Lifecycle Reviews
  9. NPR 7123.1C, NASA Systems Engineering Processes and Requirements
  10. NPR 7150.2C, NASA Software Engineering Requirements
  11. GSFC-STD-1000G, Rules for the Design, Development, Verification, and Operation of Flight Systems (GOLD Rules)
  12. GSFC-STD-7000A, General Environmental Verification Standard
  13. Goddard Procedural Requirements (GPR) 7120.4D, Risk Management
  14. NPR 9501.2E, NASA Contractor Financial Management Reporting (Updated with Change 3)
  15. NPR 2810.1A, Security of Information Technology (Revalidated with Change 1, dated May 19, 2011)
  16. Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) Form DD 1692
  17. ECP Form DD 1692-1
  18. GSFC-Wide Procedures and Guidelines (PG), 500-PG-8700.2.8A, Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Development Methodology
  19. 500-PG-8700.2.7B, Design of Space Flight Field Programmable Gate Arrays
  20. GPR 8070.4, Administration and Application of Goddard Open-Learning Design (GOLD) Rules for the Design, Development, Verification and Operation of Flight Systems
  21. NPR 8000.4B, NASA Risk Management Procedural Requirements
  22. GPR 7123.1C, Systems Engineering
  23. GDC investigation contracting information
    1. GSFC Contracting Overview
    2. Phase A model contract, fixed price
      1. For-profit
      2. Not-for-profit

Program Element Appendix (PEA) References

  1. Science Team Rules of the Road Examples
    1. Rules of the Road OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission
    2. Psyche Team Guidelines
  2. NPR 7120.5E, NASA Space Flight Program and Project Management Requirements (Updated with Change 18)
  3. Calibration and Measurement Algorithm Document Example
    1. Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)/EUV Variability Experiment (EVE) Calibration and Measurement Algorithms Document (CMAD)
  4. NASA Plan for Increasing Access to the Results of Scientific Research
  5. NPR 8705.4, Risk Classification for NASA Payloads (Updated with Change 3)
  6. NASA Special Publication (SP) 2016-6105 Rev. 2, NASA Systems Engineering Handbook
  7. NASA-STD-1006, Space System Protection Standard
  8. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Protecting Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Spaceborne Assets
  9. NASA Technical Publication (TP) 2018-219822, Navigation Filter Best Practices
  10. SMD Policy Document (SPD)-31, Student Collaboration
  11. GDC Proposal and Associated Files Submission

SALMON-3 AO References

  1. SMD Mission Extension Paradigm
  2. NASA WBS Handbook, NASA/SP-2016-3403/Rev1 (updated 7/25/22)
  3. Launch Service Program (LSP) Advisory Services Plan, LSP-PLN-326.01 - Rev. Basic-2
  4. ELV Launch Services Program Information Summary (doesn't apply for this instrument solicitation)
  5. National Space Transportation Policy
  6. NEPA - Key Milestones and Launch Approval Processes Costs Table
  7. NASA's Mission Operations and Communications Services
  8. Table of Cost Elements for NASA Center Budget Proposals
  9. Managerial Cost Accounting Concepts and Standards for the Federal Government
  10. TRL 6 Example
  11. NASA 2020 New Start Inflation Index for FY 2021 Use
  12. Updated Microsoft Excel Versions of the Template Tables in the SALMON-3 AO (updated 6/7/21)
    • Table B1: Example Science Traceability Matrix
    • Table B2: Example Mission Traceability Matrix
    • Table B3a: Total Mission Cost RY$ Profile Template
    • Table B3b: Total Mission Cost FY$ Profile Template
    • Table B4: Master Equipment List
  13. NASA Procedural Requirements for Limiting Orbital Debris, NPR 8715.6B
  14. NASA Process for Limiting Orbital Debris, NASA-STD-8719.14A Change 1

Phase A Guidelines and Criteria References

  1. GDC Competitive Phase A Bridge Contract Cost Tables