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Office of inspector general semiannual report

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Title:
Office of inspector general semiannual report
Alternate Title:
NASA office of inspector general semiannual report
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United States -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration. -- Office of Inspector General
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Washington, D.C
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NASA Office of Inspector General
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Two issues yearly
semiannual
regular
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English
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v. : ; 28 cm.

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Auditing, Internal ( lcsh )
NASA PROGRAMS ( nasat )
INVESTIGATION ( nasat )
Auditing, Internal ( fast )
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serial ( sobekcm )
federal government publication ( marcgt )

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1986-
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Title from cover.

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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21631971 ( OCLC )
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NASA OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL ANNUAL

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2 O fficeFFICE of OF A UD its ITS

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ACQUISITION AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT I NASAS USE OF SPACE ACT AGREEMENTS OFFICE OF AUDITS3

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4 O fficeFFICE of OF A UD its ITS NASAs Use of Space Act Agreements (IG-14-020, June 5, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/ IG-14-020.pdf (report) ; http://oig.nasa.gov/Video/ JMorrison_070114.html (video)

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5 O fficeFFICE ofOF AU D itsI TS SOFIA: NASAs Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (IG-14-022, July 9, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/ IG-14-022.pdf (report) ; http://oig.nasa.gov/Video/07_08_14.html (video)

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6 O fficeFFICE ofOF AU D itsI TS   Validation Program (IG-14-024, July 16, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/ IG-14-024.pdf (report) ; http://oig.nasa.gov/Video/Hawkins_ 072314.html

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7 O fficeFFICE of OF A UD its ITS   NASAs Efforts to Identify Near-Earth Objects and Mitigate Hazards (IG-14-030, September 15, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/ IG-14-030.pdf (report) ; http://oig.nasa.gov/Video/Tolomeo_ 091514.html (video)

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8 O fficeFFICE ofOF AU D itsI TS Audit of NASAs Cooperative Agreement Awarded to Rockwell Collins (IG-14-025, July 14, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/ IG-14-025.pdf Audit of Grant Award to North Carolina State University (IG-14-027, July 23, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/ IG-14-027.pdf

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9 O fficeFFICE ofOF AU D itsI TS NASAs Cooperative Agreement with BioServe Space Technologies University of Colorado at Boulder (IG-14-028, August 4, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/ IG-14-028.pdf

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10 O fficeFFICE of OF A UD its ITS

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11 O fficeFFICE of OF A UD its ITS SPACE STATION UNTIL 2024

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12 O fficeFFICE ofOF AU D itsI TS Audit of NASAs Efforts to Extend the Operational Life of the International Space Station until 2024 (IG-14-031, September 18, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/IG-14-031. pdf (report); http://oig.nasa.gov/Video/RBowman_091814.html (video)

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13 O fficeFFICE of OF A UD its ITS Space Communications and Navigation: NASAs Management of the Space Network (IG-14-018, April 29, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/IG14-018.pdf (report); http://oig.nasa.gov/Video/Bowman_4_28_14. html (video)

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14 O fficeFFICE ofOF AU D itsI TS Audit of the Space Networks Physical and Information Technology Security Risks (IG-14-026, July 22, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/ IG-14-026.pdf

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18 O fficeFFICE ofOF AUD itsIT S Security of NASAs Publicly Accessible Web Applications (IG-14-023, July 10, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/ IG-14-023.pdf (report); http://oig.nasa.gov/Video/BMullins071014. html (video)

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19 O fficeFFICE of OF A UD its ITS

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20 OFFICE OF AUDITS

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21 O fficeFFICE of OF A UD its ITS N RESTORATION EFFORTS

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22 O fficeFFICE ofOF AU D itsI TS Audit of NASAs Environmental Restoration Efforts (IG-14-021, July 2, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/ IG-14-021.pdf

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23 O fficeFFICE of OF A UD its ITS FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

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24 O fficeFFICE ofOF AU D itsI TS NASAs Compliance with the Improper Payments Information Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (IG-14-016, April 15, 2014) http://oig.nasa.gov/audits/reports/FY14/IG14-016.pdf

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26 AUD itsITS S tatisticalTA TISTICAL Data DATA

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27AUDITS STATISTICAL DATA AUDITS STATISTICAL DATA Report No. and Date Issued Title Impact Acquisition and Project Management IG-14-020, 6/5/2014 IG-14-022, 7/9/2014 IG-14-024, 7/16/2014 IG-14-030, 9/15/2014 IG-14-025, 7/14/2014 IG-14-027, 7/23/2014 IG-14-028, 8/4/2014 NASAs Use of Space Act Agreements NASAs Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Validation Program NASAs Efforts to Identify Near-Earth Objects and Mitigate Hazards Audit of NASAs Cooperative Agreement Awarded to Rockwell Collins Audit of Grant Awarded to North Carolina State University Audit of NASAs Cooperative Agreement with BioServe Space Technologies University of Colorado at Boulder to ensure the transparent and effective use of Space Act Agreements the Program over its 20-year operational life and immediate challenges due to near-term budget uncertainty Increased program productivity by making recommendations to use IV&V funding more effectively effectiveness, and transparency of the NEO Program NASA should address to ensure sound management of cooperative agreements Determined the award was properly managed by North Carolina State University and administered by NASA that caused cost and schedule overruns and increased the risk of additional overruns in any future cooperative agreements with BioServe Space Operations and Exploration IG-14-031, 9/18/2014 Audit of NASAs Efforts to Extend the Operational Life of the International Space Station Until 2024 must address to extend the operational life of the International Space Station until 2024 IG-14-018, 4/29/2014 Space Communications and Navigation: NASAs Management of the Space Network challenges NASA must address to ensure the Space Network meets planned cost and schedule goals and continues to provide adequate communication services to NASA missions and customers IG-14-026, 7/22/2014 Audit of the Space Networks Physical and Information Technology Security Risks improve the Agencys ability to manage information technology controls and physical security risks

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28 AUD itsITS S tatisticalTAT ISTICAL DataD ATA Report No. and Date Issued Title Impact Information Technology Security and Governance IG-14-023, 7/10/2014 Security of NASAs Publicly Accessible Web Applications Improved security of web applications and reduced web presence of publicly accessible web applications Institutional and Facility Management IG-14-021, 7/2/2014 Audit of NASAs Environmental Restoration Efforts to effectively utilize its limited environmental restoration program resources Financial Management IG-14-016, 4/15/2014 NASAs Compliance with the Improper Payments Information Act for Fiscal Year 2013 the Agency complies with the Improper Payments Information Act (IPIA) of 2002 and the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA) of 2010 Report No. and Date Issued Title Date Resolved Number of Recommendations Latest Target Closure DateaA cquisition and Project Management IG-14-020 6/5/2014 NASAs Use of Space Act Agreements 6/5/2014 7 0 9/30/2015 IG-14-022 7/9/2014 SOFIA: NASAs Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy 7/9/2014 10 0 6/30/2015 IG-14-024 7/16/2014 NASAs Independent Program 7/16/2014 3 0 6/30/2015 IG-14-030 9/15/2014 NASAs Efforts to Identify Near-Earth Objects and Mitigate Hazards Audit of NASAs 9/15/2014 5 0 9/1/2015 IG-14-028 8/4/2014 Cooperative Agreement with BioServe Space Technologies University of Colorado at Boulder 8/4/2014 2 1 3/31/2015 Space Operations and Exploration Audit of NASAs Efforts to IG-14-031 9/18/2014 Extend the Operational Life of the International Space Station until 2024 Space Communications 9/29/2014 3 0 1/30/2015 IG-14-018 4/29/2014 and Navigation: NASAs Management of the Space Network Audit of the Space 5 0 12/31/2014 IG-14-026 7/22/2014 Networks Physical and Information Technology Security Risks 7/21/2014 4 0 11/2/2015

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29 AUD itsITS S tatisticalTATI STICAL DataDATA Report No. and Date Issued Title Date Resolved Number of Recommendations Latest Target Closure DateaOpen Closed Information Technology Security and Governance IG-14-023 7/10/2014 Security of NASAs Publicly Accessible Web Applications 7/10/2014 5 0 1/31/2015 Institutional and Facility Management IG-14-021 7/2/2014 Audit of NASAs Environmental Restoration Efforts 7/2/2014 4 0 6/30/2015 Financial Management IG-14-016 4/15/2014 NASAs Compliance with the Improper Payments Information Act for Fiscal Year 2013 4/15/2014 10 0 5/30/2015 a Report No. and Date Issued Title Date Resolved Number of Recommendations Latest Target aOpen Closed Acquisition and Project Management IG-14-014 2/12/2014 NASAs Award Closeout Process 2/12/2014 4 0 8/11/2014bIG-14-010 1/15/2014 NASAs Strategic Sourcing Program 7/15/2014 6 0 7/30/2014bIG-14-003 11/19/2013 NASAs Use of Award-fee Contracts 8 4 8/29/2014bIG-12-019 Audit of NASA Grant 8/3/2012 Awarded to HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Audit of NASA Grants 9/20/2012 2 6 3/31/2015 IG-12-018 Awarded to the 7/26/2012 Philadelphia College Opportunity Resources for Education Audit of NASA Grants 7/26/2012 4 4 3/31/2015 IG-12-016 Awarded to the Alabama 6/22/2012 Space Science Exhibit Commissions U.S. Space and Rocket Center 6/22/2012 1 0 3/31/2015 IG-12-013 3/1/2012 Audit of NASAs Process for Transferring Technology to the Government and Private Sector 3/1/2012 2 4 9/30/2014

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30AUDITS STATISTICAL DATA Report No. and Date Issued Title Date Resolved Number of Recommendations Latest Target Closure DateS pace Operations and Exploration IG-14-009 1/8/2014 IG-14-001, 11/13/2013 Core Stage Testing of NASAs Space Launch System NASAs Management of its Commercial Crew Program 1/8/2014 11/13/2013 3 3 1 1 9/30/2014 12/31/2014 Information Technology Security and Governance IG-14-015 2/27/2014 NASAs Management of its Smartphones, Tablets, and Other Mobile Devices 2/27/2014 2 0 4/30/2015 IG-13-021 7/29/2013 NASAs Progress in Adopting Cloud-Computing Technologies 7/29/2013 4 2 9/30/2014cIG-13-015 6/5/2013 Audit of NASAs Information Technology Governance NASAs Process for 6/5/2013 8 0 3/6/2015 IG-13-006 Acquiring Information 3/18/2013 Technology Security Assessment and Monitoring Tools 3/15/2013 3 1 9/30/2015 IG-12-017 8/8/2012 Review of NASAs Computer Security Incident Detection and Handling Capability Inadequate Security 7/17/2012 3 0 10/14/2015 IG-11-017 3/28/2011 Practices Expose Key NASA Network to Cyber Attack 3/28/2011 1 2 9/16/2015 IG-10-013 5/13/2010 Review of the Information Technology Security of [a NASA Computer Network] 5/13/2010 1 1 9/30/2015 IG-10-013-a 7/1/2010 Addendum Institutional and Facility Management IG-13-008 NASAs Efforts to Reduce 2/12/2013 Unneeded Infrastructure and Facilities 2/12/2013 5 0 9/1/2014 IG-12-020 8/9/2012 NASAs Infrastructure and Facilities: An Assessment of the Agencys Real Property Leasing Practices 8/9/2012 6 2 12/15/2014

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31AUDITS STATISTICAL DATA Report No. and Date Issued Title Date Resolved Number of Recommendations Latest Target Closure DateOpen Closed Institutional and Facility Management IG-11-024 8/4/2011 NASA Infrastructure and Facilities: Assessment of Data Used to Manage Real Property Assets 8/4/2011 1 2 9/30/2013 Financial Management IG-14-008 12/19/2013 IG-13-020 7/18/2013 FY 2013 Financial Audit Statement Letter Audit of Selected NASA Conferences 5/22/2014 7/18/2013 65 4 0 1 12/31/2014 10/31/2014 a Number of Total Questioned Audit Reports aNo management decision made by beginning of period 1 $835,470 Needing management decision during period 1 $835,470 b Amounts agreed to by management 0 n/a Amounts not agreed to by management 1 $835,470 b Less than 6 months old 0 n/a More than 6 months old 0 n/a a

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32AUDITS STATISTICAL DATA Number of Total Questioned Audit Reports Costs No management decision made by beginning of period 1 $66,422,940 Issued during period 1 $9,653,020 Needing management decision during period 2 $76,075,960 Management decision made during period Amounts agreed to by management 1 $66,422,940 Amounts not agreed to by management 0 n/a No management decision at end of period Less than 6 months old 1 $9,653,020 More than 6 months old 0 n/a Total audits reviewed 55 12 Findings and Questioned Costs Number of Findings Questioned Costs Management decisions pending, beginning of reporting period 182 $14,394,330 Findings added during the reporting period 21 $3,085 Management decision made during reporting period (107) Agreed to by management ($39,081) Not agreed to by management ($8,342,389) Management decisions pending, end of reporting period 96 $6,015,945

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33AUDITS STATISTICAL DATA NASA CONTRACTORS Amounts in Amounts Issued Reports Questioned costs $45,697,000 $28,147,000 Funds to be put to better use $0 $5,000

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34 ffice of nvestigations

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35 ffice of nvestigations FOR FRAUD CONTRACTOR INDICTED PROFESSORS INDICTED

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36 ffice of nvestigations FOR TIME AND ATTENDANCE FRAUD FOR FRAUD FORMER CONTRACTOR INDICTED FOR

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37 ffice of nvestigations Source of Complaint aAdministrative b Management c Preliminary InvestigationsdTotal Hotline 25 19 2 21 67 All Others 40 25 3 64 132 Total 65 44 5 85 199 Full Criminal/Civil Investigations 24 Preliminary Investigations 76 Full Criminal/Civil Investigations 118 Administrative Investigations 71 265 Total a4 7 Qui Tam Matters Pending at End of Reporting Periodb

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38 Cases Referred for Prosecution 38 Indictments/Criminal Informations 22 Convictions/Plea Bargains 9 Sentencing/Pre-Trial Diversions 9 1 Civil Settlements/Judgments Referrals to NASA management for review and response 21 Referrals to NASA management information only 12 3 Referrals to Security or other agencies 4 Recommendation to NASA management for disciplinary action 1 Involving a NASA employee 1 Involving a contractor employee 2 Other 2 Total 6 7 Administrative/disciplinary actions taken Against a NASA employee Against a contractor employee 4 Procedural change implemented 6 Total 17 Recommendations to NASA management on program improvements 5 Matters of procedure Total 5 4 Suspensions or Debarments from Government Contracting Involving an individual 3 7 Total Judicial $14,608,556 Administrative$714,774 Total $15,323,330 $415,267 Total NASA

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40 ongressional estimony

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41 ongressional estimony INSPECTOR GENERAL MARTIN DISCUSSES TOP MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE Testimony before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, The National Aeronautics and Space Administrations FY 2015 Budget Request, http://oig.nasa.gov/congressional/ NASAIGMARTIN_05_01_14.pdf TESTIFIES ON NASAS MANAGEMENT OF FOREIGN NATIONAL ACCESS TO ITS INFORMATION AND FACILITIES

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42 ongressional estimony 1 Testimony before the Subcommittee on Space Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: NASA Security: Assessing the Agencys Efforts to Protect Sensitive Information http://oig.nasa.gov/congressional/ GRobinson062014.pdf (report) ; http://oig.nasa.gov/Video/ GRobinson062014.html (video)

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44 L egalEGAL I ssSS U esES

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45 L egalEGAL I ssSS U esES TRAINING CIGIE INSPECTOR GENERAL CRIMINAL

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46 L egalEGAL I ssSS U esES GENERAL PROGRAMS The NPD is available at http://nodis3.gsfc.nasa.gov/displayDir. cfm?t=NPD&c=9800&s=1B. NASA FE DD ERAL ACQ UU IS ITION REG UU LA TION The regulations are now in effect and were published on July 29, 2014, in the Federal Register at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/ FR-2014-07-29/pdf/2014-17728.pdf.

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47 L egalEGAL I ssSS U esES REQUIREMENTS PROGRAM REQ UU IR EMENTS LEGAL STATISTICAL DD ATA FOIA matters 21 Appeals 1 Inspector General subpoenas issued 59 Regulations reviewed 26

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49 A ppenPPEN D iI X esE S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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50 A ppenPPEN D iI X esE S

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51 A ppenPPEN D iI X esE S APPEN DD I XX A INSPECTOR GENERAL ACT REPORTING REQ UU IR EMENTS Inspector General Act Citation Cross-Reference Page Numbers Section 4(a)(2) Review of Legislation and Regulations 4647 Section 5(a)(1) 326 Section 5(a)(2) Recommendations for Corrective Actions 326 Section 5(a)(3) 2931 Section 5(a)(4) Matters Referred to Prosecutive Authorities 38 Sections 5(a)(5) and 6(b)(2) Summary of Refusals to Provide Information None Section 5(a)(6) OIG Audit Products Issued Includes Total Dollar Values of Questioned Costs, Unsupported Costs, and Recommendations that Funds Be Put to Better Use 3132 Section 5(a)(7) 3 Section 5(a)(8) Total Number of Reports and Total Dollar Value for Audits with Questioned Costs 31 Section 5(a)(9) Total Number of Reports and Total Dollar Value for Audits with Recommendations that Funds Be Put to Better Use 32 Section 5(a)(10) Summary of Prior Audit Products for which No Management Decision Has Been Made 3132 Section 5(a)(11) Decisions None Section 5(a)(12) General Disagreed None Section 5(a)(13) Reporting in Accordance with Section 5(b) of the Federal Financial Management Improvement Act of 1996 Remediation Plan None Section 5(a)(14) Peer Review Conducted by Another OIG 52 Section 5(a)(15) Outstanding Recommendations from Peer Reviews of the NASA OIG None Section 5(a)(16) Outstanding Recommendations from Peer Reviews Conducted by the NASA OIG None

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52 A ppenPPEN D iI X esE S OFFICE OF AUDITS

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53 A ppenPPEN D iI X esE S CASIS CEO CFO CFR CIGIE DD SN EM DD GS DD O IG IPIA ISS IT NEO NETS NP DD NPR NSF OIG OSC PFCRA SAFFIRE SGSS SLS SOFIA STEM T DD RS

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54 A ppenPPEN D iI X esES INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AN DD PLANNING ASSISTANT INSPECTOR GENERALen OFFICE OF A UDUD I TS ASSISTANT INSPECTOR GENERAL ASSISTANT INSPECTOR GENERAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FIELD OFFICES FIEL DD OFFICES

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55 APPEND I X ES GENERAL

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56 A ppenPPEN D iI X esES A D C G I J F E A C D E F G I JSTENNIS SPACE CENTER

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