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Unformatted text preview: e review, these are screened by the review board to consolidate them, and to ensure that the chair and cognizant manager(s) understand the intent of the requests. It is the responsibility of the review board to ensure that adequate closure responses for each of the action requests are obtained. Post Review Report. The review board chair has the responsibility to develop, where necessary, a consensus of the findings of the board, including an assessment of the risks associated with problem areas, and develop recommendations for action. The chair submits, on a timely basis, a written report, including recommendations for action, to the convening authority with copies to the cognizant managers. Standing Review Boards. Standing review boards are selected for projects or tasks that have a high level of activity, visibility, and/or resource requirements. Selection of board members by the convening authority is generally made from senior field center technical and management staff. Supporting members or advisors may be added to the board as required by circumstances. If the review board is to function over the life of a project, it is advisable to select extra board members and rotate active assignments to cover needs. 4.8.3 Major Control Gates This section describes the purpose, timing, objectives, success criteria, and results of the major control gates in the NASA project life cycle. This information is intended to provide guidance to project managers and system engineers, and to illustrate the progressive maturation of review activities and systems engineering products. The checklists provided below aid in the preparation of specific review entry and exit criteria, but do not take their place. To minimize extra work, review material should be keyed to project documentation. Mission Concept Review. Purpose —The Mission Concept Review (MCR) affirms the mission need, and examines the proposed mission's objectives and the concept for meeting those objectives. It is an internal review that usually occurs at the cognizant NASA field center. Timing —Near the completion of a mission feasibility study. Objectives —The objectives of the review are to: • Demonstrate that mission complete and understandable objectives are • • • Confirm that the...
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