NASA-STD-5005CDOCUMENT HISTORY LOGStatusDocumentRevisionBaselineRevisionAApproval DateDescription5-10-1996Baseline Release5-15-2001Incorporates numerous reference updates as listedbelow:REFERENCES ADDEDNASA-SPEC-5004MIL-C-26482MIL-DTL-38999NSS -HDBK-5961MIL-HDBK-6870NPD 8010.2NPG 1620.1NPG 7120.5NPG 8715.3ANSI/AIAA R-100ISO 9001ISO 14625ISO 15389ASTM MNL 36AWS D1.6IEEE/ASTM S1 10AMS H-6088AMS H-6875AS 8090REFERENCES -462MIL-STD-701MIL-STD-975NHB 1620.3NHB 7120.5NHB 8060.1NASA-TM-4511KSC-CP-986ANSI-ASQC Q9001ASTM E380ANSI/IEEE ONS/ACRONYMSDELETEDASNTASQCNMIAPPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE — DISTRIBUTION IS UNLIMITED2 of 78

NASA-STD-5005CStatusDocumentRevisionApproval DateRevisionB9-15-2003DescriptionRevised as indicated below:Table of Contents: changed from Type J to Reactive fluid service. Foreword, second paragraph, second sentence,changed Engineering Standards Steering Council (ESSC) to ”NASA Technical Standards Working Group (NTSWG).”2.2 Documents deleted: MSFC-SPEC 522, MSFC-PROC-186, MSFC-PROC-380, MSFC-SPEC-222, MSFC-SPEC-379, MSFCSPEC-515, NSTS-DN-C-0005, MIL-C-5015, MIL-C-26482, MIL-C-39012, MIL-H-81200, MIL-W-16878, NSS/GO 1740.9,KSC, KHB 1700.7. Documents added: NASA-STD-8719.9, MIL-DTL-5015, MIL-DTL-16878, MIL-PRF-39012, Title of MILSTD-810 changed to: “Department of Defense Test Method Standard for Environmental Engineering, Considerations andLaboratory Tests”. Revision “H” was added to MIL-HDBK-5. MIL-HDBK-17 changed to MIL-HDBK-17/1, “CompositeMaterials Handbook Volume 1, Polymer Matrix Components Guidelines for Characterization of Structural Materials”. MILHDBK-6870, title changed to: “Inspection Program Requirements Nondestructive for Aircraft and Missile Materials and Parts”.NSS1740.16, title changed to “Guidelines for Hydrogen System Design, Materials, Selection, Operations, Storage andTransportation”.2.3 SAS 30 and SAS 33 were deleted; ADM-1 Aluminum Design Manual was added; AISI SG 673 title changed to “ColdFormed Steel Design Manual”; MO 16 was changed to AISC 316-89, “Manual of Steel Construction – Vol. 1 (Reference 3161989) Allowable Stress Design”; MO 15L was changed to AISC 325-11 LFRD “Manual of Steel Construction Third Edition.ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems Requirements; IEEE/ASTM S1 10 Added “American National Standard for Use of theInternational System of Units (SI), MG-1 changed to “Information Guide for General Purpose Industrial AC Small and MediumSquirrel-Cage Induction Motor Standards”; CGA C-4 Replaced by CGA-C-7; AMS H-6875, Title changed to Heat Treatment ofSteel, Process For”; AMS-H-6088 superseded by AMS-2770, -2771, -2772; AMS-H-81200, “Heat Treatment of Titanium andTitanium Alloys” was added. Added “Steel” to NASA-STD-6001 title. Changed title of TM 5-809-10/NAVFAC to “SeismicDesign Guidelines for Upgrading Existing Buildings, P-355/AFM 88-3, Chapter 13.” Changed title of EWR 127-1 to “Easternand Western Range Safety Policies and Processes, Range Safety Requirements.” Added ASTM A36, Standard Specification forCarbon Structural Steel; ASTM A325, Standard Specification for Structural Bolts, Steel, Heat Treated, 120/105 ksi MinimumTensile Strength; and ASTM A490, Standard Specification for Structural Bolts, Alloy Steel, Heat Treated, 150 ksi MinimumTensile Strength.3.1: Abbreviations/Acronyms added A-50, AMS, ICBO, NTSWG, SDO, and YA. Deleted NAS and NHB. Changed NSTS-SN-C-0005 to JSC-SN-C-0005. Lifting devices NSS-GO-1749 replaced by NASA-STD-8719. AISC MO15L replaced by AISC M015L, AA SAS 30 replaced by AA SAS 33. Changed MO16 to 316-89; changed AASAS 30 to ADM- Changed ASTM MNL 36 to ASTM MANL NSS/GO 1740.9 replaced by NASA-STD-8719.9 .5.2.11 MO 15L or MO 16 as appropriate replaced by AISC 318-89 and added ASTM before A490.5.2.15: Change Division I, II, or III to 1, 2, or MIL-S-16216 Replaced by T9074-BD-G1B-010/3005.4.1.2 MSFC-SPEC-522 replaced by NASA-STD-6004.APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE — DISTRIBUTION IS UNLIMITED3 of 78

val DateDescription(Continued) “Type J” replaced by “Reactive” throughout section5.4.2.2: Added ANSI/ before AIAA R- MIL-W-16878 replaced by MIL-DTL-16878. MIL-C-5015 replaced by MIL-DTL-5015, MIL-C-39012 replaced by MIL-PRF-39012. Changed ICS 2 to NEMA-ICS2. MIL-H-81200 replaced by AMS-H-81200. AMS2770, AMS2771, and AMS2772 replaces AMS-H-6088. Changed AMS I-6875 to AMS-H-6875.5.6.8 word “end ”added before items5.9 KHB 1700.7 addedInterimC07-20-2007Interim Revision (General Revision—DocumentCompletely Rewritten)RevisionC03-13-2009General Revision—Document CompletelyRewrittenTransitioned Interim NASA Technical StandardNASA-STD-(I)-5005C to NASA TechnicalStandard NASA-STD-5005C.APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE — DISTRIBUTION IS UNLIMITED4 of 78

NASA-STD-5005CFOREWORDThis Standard is published by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) toprovide uniform engineering and technical requirements for processes, procedures, practices, andmethods that have been endorsed as standard for NASA programs and projects, includingrequirements for selection, application, and design criteria of an item.This Standard is approved for use by NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers, includingComponent Facilities and Technical and Service Support Centers.This Standard establishes minimum requirements and engineering best practices for design anddevelopment of ground systems and equipment intended for use in preparing space flightsystems for flight after acceptance by the Government. This Standard does not apply to facilitiesor equipment used in the manufacturing of space flight systems.Individual provisions of this Standard should be and are intended to be tailored (i.e., modified ordeleted) by contract or program specifications to meet specific program, project, and Centerneeds and constraints based on a criticality review by Safety and Mission Assurance (S&MA)according to program and Center procedures.Requests for information, corrections, or additions to this Standard should be submitted via“Feedback” in the NASA Standards and Technical Assistance Resource Tool at Signed By03/13/2009Michael G. RyschkewitschNASA Chief EngineerApproval DateAPPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE — DISTRIBUTION IS UNLIMITED5 of 78

NASA-STD-5005CTABLE OF CONTENTSSECTIONPAGEDOCUMENT HISTORY LOG.FOREWORD .TABLE OF CONTENTS .2561. .Purpose .Applicability .Tailoring .121212132. DOCUMENTS .General .Government Documents .Non-Government Documents .Order of Precedence .13131419243.3.13.2ACRONYMS AND DEFINITIONS .Acronyms and Abbreviations .Definitions . REQUIREMENTS .General .Characteristics .Performance Characteristics .GSE Designed to Meet Flight Hardware Requirements.GSE Degradation and Contamination .GSE Design for Access .Interfaces .GSE Facility Interface .Physical Characteristics .Design Life Duration .Existing or Legacy GSE Design Life .Limited-Life Items.Colors .Reliability .Redundancy .Failure Tolerance .Failure Propagation .292930303031313131313131313132323233APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE — DISTRIBUTION IS UNLIMITED6 of 78

NASA-STD-5005CTABLE OF CONTENTS Conditions .Natural Environment .Launch-Induced Environment.Launch-Induced Damage .Controlled Interior Environment .Controlled Clean Environment .Uncontrolled Interior Environment .Fire/Explosion Hazard Proofing .Environmental Test Methods .Seismic Environment .Documentation .Drawings and Specifications .Technical Documentation .Logistics .Limited-Life Item Tracking .Safety and Warning Indications .Qualification.Quality Assurance .General .Quality Requirements Definition .Testing .Load Test.Nondestructive Testing (NDT) .Instrumentation Calibration .Quality Conformance Verification.Packaging, Handling, and Transportation .Shipping and Storage Containers .Parts Protection 2DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS .Structural Design.GSE Structures a