The NASA Safety Center reports to the Office of Safety and Mission Assurance at NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
The Office of Safety and Mission Assurance ensures the safety and enhances the success of all NASA activities through the development, implementation, and oversight of Agency-wide safety, reliability, maintainability, and quality assurance policies and procedures.
What is the NSC?
The NASA Safety Center (NSC) was established in October 2006 to support the safety and mission assurance requirements of NASA's portfolio of programs and projects.
Focused on improving the development of personnel, processes and tools needed for the safe and successful achievement of NASA's strategic goals, the NSC is comprised of four functional offices: Technical Excellence, Knowledge Management Systems, Audits and Assessments, and Mishap Investigation Support.
The NSC resides in the Ohio Aerospace Institute, Brook Park, Ohio, and is a tenant of NASA's Glenn Research Center. The NASA Safety Center reports to the Office of Safety and Mission Assurance at NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.