Review current NASA certification specifications, current civil servants holding NDE certifications, and perform a cost analysis comparing the creation of a internal centralized NDE certificaiton program vs. the current utilization of outsourced NDE testing centers.More »
The anticipated benefit was to move from a de-centralized to a centralized NAS 410 certification program for NASA civil servant employees, and to help reduce the overall costs for maintaining certification.More »
|Organizations Performing Work||Role||Type||Location|
|Glenn Research Center (GRC)||Lead Organization||NASA Center||Cleveland, Ohio|
The project was to initially look into the feasibility and development of a internal centralized NAS 410 certification program for civil servants. The goal of the project was to perform the following tasks.
Problem: There has been issues with civil servants being able to keep there NDE certifications current and what appeared to be escalating costs. Additionally, there was an emphasis to look into more centralized nondestructive testing concerns and how would a centralized NDE program work.