NASA OIG
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NASA's Management and Utilization of the International Space Station

The Office of Inspector General assessed NASA's progress in maximizing utilization of the ISS to accomplish its human exploration objectives and examined the challenges associated with transitioning the Station to commercial operations and its eventual retirement.
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NASA OIG Testifies before Congress

NASA Inspector General Paul Martin testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Space regarding NASA's challenges in meeting project cost, schedule, and performance goals.
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Semiannual Report to Congress

Inspector General Paul Martin issued the Office of Inspector General's report to Congress summarizing the OIG's activities and accomplishments from October 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018.
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NASA's Management of Reimbursable Agreements

The Office of Inspector General examined NASA's management of more than $2 billion in annual reimbursable agreements under which NASA agrees to provide domestic and international partners goods, services, or facilities the Agency is not fully utilizing.
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Audit of NASA's Information Technology Supply Chain Risk Management Efforts

The Office of Inspector General evaluated the effectiveness of NASA's supply chain risk management efforts to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of NASA data, computer systems, and networks.

Audits

July 30, 2018
NASA's Management and Utilization of the International Space Station (IG-18-021)

May 29, 2018
NASA's Management of Reimbursable Agreements (IG-18-018)

May 24, 2018
Audit of NASA's Information Technology Supply Chain Risk Management Efforts (IG-18-019)

May 23, 2018
Audit of NASA's Security Operations Center (IG-18-020)

May 14, 2018
NASA's Compliance with the Improper Payments Information Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (IG-18-017)

April 26, 2018
Audit of Commercial Resupply Services to the International Space Station (IG-18-016)

April 05, 2018
NASA's Management of GISS: The Goddard Institute for Space Studies (IG-18-015)

February 28, 2018
Review of NASA's Purchase and Travel Card Programs (IG-18-014)

February 08, 2018
NASA's Compliance with Federal Export Control Laws (IG-18-013)

February 01, 2018
Audit of the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (IG-18-012)

January 17, 2018
NASA's Surface Water and Ocean Topography Mission (IG-18-011)

January 11, 2018
Management of the National Lab on the International Space Station (IG-18-010)

November 15, 2017
Audit of NASA's Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Statements (IG-18-005)

November 07, 2017
NASA's Compliance with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act) (IG-18-004)

November 06, 2017
Federal Information Security Modernization Act: Fiscal Year 2017 Evaluation (IG-18-003)

October 19, 2017
NASA's Efforts to Improve the Agency's Information Technology Governance (IG-18-002)

October 05, 2017
NASA's Management of Spare Parts for its Flight Projects (IG-18-001)

September 18, 2017
NASA's Research Efforts and Management of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (IG-17-025)

May 17, 2017
Construction of Test Stands 4693 and 4697 at Marshall Space Flight Center (IG-17-021)

May 15, 2017
NASA's Compliance with the Improper Payments Information Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (IG-17-020)

April 26, 2017
NASA's Management and Development of Spacesuits (IG-17-018)

April 13, 2017
NASA's Plans for Human Exploration Beyond Low Earth Orbit (IG-17-017)

March 29, 2017
NASA's Parts Quality Control Process (IG-17-016)

March 21, 2017
NASA's Efforts to "Rightsize" its Workforce, Facilities, and Other Supporting Assets (IG-17-015)

March 13, 2017
Earth Venture Suborbital Investigations (IG-17-013)

March 09, 2017
NASA's Management of Electromagnetic Spectrum (IG-17-012)

February 08, 2017
Audit of Industrial Control System Security within NASA's Critical and Supporting Infrastructure (IG-17-011)

February 07, 2017
Security of NASA's Cloud Computing Services (IG-17-010)

January 30, 2017
Audit of the Mars 2020 Rover Project (IG-17-009)

January 25, 2017
NASA's Compliance with Federal Export Contol Laws (IG-17-008)

November 15, 2016
Audit of NASA's Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Statements (IG-17-004)

November 07, 2016
Federal Information Security Modernization Act: Fiscal Year 2016 Evaluation (Summary) (IG-17-002)

November 02, 2016
NASA's Earth Science Mission Portfolio (IG-17-003)

September 28, 2016
Follow-up Evaluation of NASA's Implementation of Executive Order 13526, Classified National Security Information (IG-16-030)

September 06, 2016
NASA's Management of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Program (IG-16-029)

September 01, 2016
NASA's Commercial Crew Program: Update on Development and Certification Efforts (IG-16-028)

July 27, 2016
Report Mandated by the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 (IG-16-026)

June 28, 2016
NASA's Response to SpaceX's June 2015 Launch Failure: Impacts on Commercial Resupply of the International Space Station (IG-16-025)

June 09, 2016
Review of NASA-funded Institutes (IG-16-023)

May 26, 2016
NASA's Implementation of Export Control and Foreign National Access Management Recommendations (IG-16-022)

May 12, 2016
NASA's Compliance with the Improper Payments Information Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (IG-16-021)

May 05, 2016
NASA's International Partnerships: Capabilities, Benefits, and Challenges (IG-16-020)

May 05, 2016
Audit of NASA's Engineering Services Contract at Kennedy Space Center (IG-16-017)

April 14, 2016
Review of NASA's Information Security Program (IG-16-016)

March 28, 2016
Audit of the Spaceport Command and Control System (IG-16-015)

March 17, 2016
NASA's Management of the Near Earth Network (IG-16-014)

February 18, 2016
Audit of a NASA Space Grant Awarded to the University of Texas at Austin (IG-16-013)

February 02, 2016
Review of NASA's Compliance with Federal Export Control Laws (IG-16-012)

January 21, 2016
Audit of a NASA Research Grant Awarded to the University of Miami (IG-16-011)

December 15, 2015
NASA's Efforts to Manage Its Space Technology Portfolio (IG-16-008)

November 18, 2015
Audit of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Statements (IG-16-006)

October 29, 2015
NASA's Efforts to Manage Health and Human Performance Risks for Space Exploration (IG-16-003)

October 19, 2015
Federal Information Security Management Act: Fiscal Year 2015 Evaluation (IG-16-002)

October 19, 2015
NASA's Education Program (IG-16-001)

September 29, 2015
Audit of NASA's Joint Cost and Schedule Confidence Level Process (IG-15-024)

September 17, 2015
NASA's Response to Orbital's October 2014 Launch Failure: Impacts on Commercial Resupply of the International Space Station (IG-15-023)

September 01, 2015
External Quality Control Review of the NASA Office of Inspector General's Office of Audits by the U.S. Department of State Office of Inspector General (System Review) (NA)

July 16, 2015
Audit of NASA's Cooperative Agreements Awarded to Wise County Circuit Court (IG-15-022)

July 15, 2015
Audit of NASA's Management of International Space Station Operations and Maintenance Contracts (IG-15-021)

June 30, 2015
Review of NASA's Pressure Vessels and Pressurized Systems Program (IG-15-019)

June 29, 2015
Audit of NASA's Cooperative Agreement Award to the City of New Orleans (IG-15-018)

May 15, 2015
NASA's Compliance with the Improper Payments Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (IG-15-015)

April 23, 2015
Audit of NASA's Requirements for Plum Brook Station (IG-15-014)

March 26, 2015
NASA's Management of the Deep Space Network (IG-15-013)

March 18, 2015
NASA's Launch Support and Infrastructure Modernization: Assessment of the Ground Systems Needed to Launch SLS and Orion (IG-15-012)

January 28, 2015
Review of NASA's Compliance with Federal Export Control Laws (NA)

December 17, 2014
Costs Incurred on NASA's Cost-Type Contracts (IG-15-010)

December 16, 2014
NASA's Use of Blanket Purchase Agreements (IG-15-009)

November 26, 2014
Audit of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Statements (IG-15-006)

November 13, 2014
Federal Information Security Management Act: Fiscal Year 2014 Evaluation (IG-15-004)

October 23, 2014
NASA's Launch Support and Infrastructure Modernization: Commercial Space Launch Activities at Kennedy Space Center (IG-15-003)

October 21, 2014
Audit of NASA's Premium Air Travel (IG-15-002)

October 09, 2014
The Science Mission Directorate's Mission Extension Process (IG-15-001)

September 18, 2014
Extending the Operational Life of the International Space Station Until 2024 (IG-14-031)

September 15, 2014
NASA's Efforts to Identify and Mitigate Near-Earth Object Hazards (IG-14-030)

August 04, 2014
Audit of NASA's Cooperative Agreement with BioServe Space Technologies - University of Colorado at Boulder (IG-14-028)

July 23, 2014
Audit of Grant Awarded to North Carolina State University (IG-14-027)

July 22, 2014
Audit of the Space Network's Physical and Information Technology Security Risks (IG-14-026)

July 16, 2014
NASA's Independent Verification and Validation Program (IG-14-024)

July 14, 2014
Audit of NASA's Cooperative Agreement Awarded to Rockwell Collins (IG-14-025)

July 10, 2014
Security of NASA's Web Applications (IG-14-023)

July 09, 2014
SOFIA: NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (IG-14-022)

July 02, 2014
Audit of NASA's Environmental Restoration Efforts (IG-14-021)

June 05, 2014
NASA's Use of Space Agreements (IG-14-020)

April 29, 2014
NASA's Management of its Space Network (IG-14-018)

April 15, 2014
NASA's Compliance with the Improper Payments Information Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (IG-14-016)

February 27, 2014
NASA's Management of its Smartphones, Tablets, and Other Mobile Devices (IG-14-015)

February 12, 2014
NASA's Award Contract Closeout Process (IG-14-014)

February 04, 2014
Review of NASA's Contract for Computer Equipment and Services (IG-14-013)

January 30, 2014
Review of NASA's Management Strategy for Conducting Aeronautics Research (IG-14-012)

January 29, 2014
Review of NASA's Compliance with Federal Export Control Laws (NA)

January 15, 2014
NASA's Strategic Sourcing Program (IG-14-010)

January 08, 2014
Core Stage Testing for NASA's Space Launch System (IG-14-009)

December 17, 2013
Audit of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Statements (IG-14-006)

November 20, 2013
Federal Information Security Management Act: Fiscal Year 2013 Evaluation (IG-14-004)

November 19, 2013
NASA's Use of Award-fee Contracts (IG-14-003)

November 13, 2013
NASA's Management of its Commercial Crew Program (IG-14-001)

September 26, 2013
NASA's Compliance with Executive Order 13526: Classified National Security Information (IG-13-023)

August 15, 2013
NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (IG-13-022)

July 29, 2013
NASA's Adoption of Cloud-Computing Technologies (IG-13-021)

Investigations

August 10, 2018
NASA Contractor Arrested For Possession of Child Pornography (PR-2018-D)

June 20, 2018
Alabama Computer Store Owner Charged in Fraud Scheme to Acquire, Sell Government Computers Intended for Schools, Nonprofit Organizations (PR-2018-C)

May 03, 2018
MassTech, Richard Lee and Arnold Lee to Pay U.S. $1.9 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Small Business Innovation Research Awards (PR-2018-B)

February 12, 2018
Federal Jury Finds Scientist Guilty of Defrauding NASA, Navy, and Missile Defense Agency (PR-2018-A)

September 25, 2017
Huntsville Defense Contractor Sentenced for Defrauding DTRA, NASA (PR-2017-G)

July 27, 2017
Former Supervisor at Portland, Oregon-Area Manufacturing Company Pleads Guilty for Role in Fraud Scheme (PR-2017-F)

May 09, 2017
District Man Sentenced for Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods (PR-2017-E)

February 27, 2017
Former NASA Employee Sentenced to Serve Ten Years in Federal Prison for Coercion of a Minor (PR-2017-D)

February 16, 2017
Sierra Nevada Corporation Pays $14.9m to Settle Allegations of Improper Contract Billings (PR-2017-C)

January 18, 2017
District Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge For Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods (PR-2017-B)

October 05, 2016
Former NASA Employee Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements Concerning His Interactions with Contractors (PR-2017-A)

August 12, 2016
Woburn Company and President Agree to Pay $2.25 Million to Resolve Allegations of Grant Fraud (PR-2016-G)

July 21, 2016
New Port Richey Man To Pay More than $50,000 For Failing To Disclose Employment While Collecting Federal Unemployment Benefits (PR-2016-F)

June 21, 2016
Philadelphia Congressman Chaka Fattah and Associates Convicted in Corruption Case (PR-2016-E)

April 26, 2016
Estonian National Sentenced for Infecting Millions of Computers in 100 Countries with Malware in Multimillion-Dollar Fraud Scheme (PR-2016-D)

March 22, 2016
Computer Hacking Conspiracy Charges Unsealed Against Members of Syrian Electronic Army (PR-2016-C)

January 07, 2016
Former UCSD Professor Admits Fraud, Agrees to Forfeit $180,000 (PR-2016-B)

November 20, 2015
Lehigh County Couple Convicted In Scheme to Defraud NASA (PR-2016-A)

September 02, 2015
U.S. file False Claims Act Suit Against NASA Contractor and Subcontractor (PR-2015-R)

August 03, 2015
Federal Grant Fraud Claims Settled with Wheeling Jesuit University (PR-2015-Q)

July 29, 2015
Congressman Chaka Fattah and Associates Charged with Participating in Racketeering Conspiracy (PR-2015-P)

June 23, 2015
Alpharetta Business Owner Convicted of Defrauding NASA and National Science Foundation (PR-2015-O)

April 20, 2015
Vancouver, Washington Laser Technology Firm Settles Civil Claims it Improperly Received Government Grants (PR-2015-N)

April 16, 2015
Longwood Scientist Ordered to Pay $199,825 to NASA for Wire Fraud (PR-2015-M)

March 25, 2015
Imposter Sentenced to Prison for Resume Fraud and Fake Badges (PR-2015-L)

March 23, 2015
Federal Jury Convicts Scientists of Wire Fraud, Identity Theft, and Obstruction (PR-2015-K)

February 23, 2015
Former Security Contractor and Owner Agree to Pay $300,000 to Settle Civil Fraud Claims (PR-2015-J)

February 04, 2015
Lehigh County Couple Charged In Scheme to Defraud the Government (PR-2015-I)

January 13, 2015
Corporation Owner/CEO Sentenced to Statutory Maximum for Federal Income Tax Fraud (PR-2015-H)

December 22, 2014
Former Security Contractor CEO Agrees to Pay $4.5 Million to Settle Civil Claims (PR-2015-G)

December 19, 2014
Iron Mountain Companies Agree to Pay $44.5 Million to Settle Alleged False Billing for Storing Government Documents and Data (PR-2015-F)

November 05, 2014
DC Political Consultant Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud (PR-2015-E)

October 31, 2014
Estonian Extradited to New York for Fraud Scheme (PR-2015-D)

October 27, 2014
Former Boeing Procurement Officer & Two Sub-Contractors Sentenced on Federal Fraud Charges (PR-2015-C)

October 20, 2014
Thermacore, Inc. Settles False Claims Allegations (PR-2015-B)

October 20, 2014
Chinese National Sentenced to 15 Months for Fraud (PR-2015-A)

September 09, 2014
Corporation Owner/CEO Convicted of Federal Income Tax Fraud (PR-2014-K)

August 27, 2014
Political Consultant Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Conceal Campaign Finance-Related Fraud (PR-2014-J)

July 28, 2014
Boeing Subcontractor Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud Charges (PR-2014-I)

July 15, 2014
Corporation Owner/CEO Charged with Federal Income Tax Fraud (PR-2014-H)

June 04, 2014
Grand Jury Indicts Two Scientist for Fraud (PR-2014-G)

May 09, 2014
Boeing Sub-Contractor Pleads Guilty to Fraud (PR-2014-F)

April 28, 2014
Two University of Houston Professors Indicted (PR-2014-E)

February 28, 2014
Former Government Contractor Sentenced (PR-2014-D)

December 02, 2013
Former NASA SES Employee Pleads Guilty To Conflict Of Interest Violation (PR-2014-C)

October 28, 2013
Alleged Hacker Indicted for Data Breach and Conspiracy Targeting Government Agency Networks (PR-2014-B)

October 07, 2013
Boeing Procurement Officer & Three Contractors Indicted on Federal Bribery and Fraud Charges (PR-2014-A)

August 29, 2013
Conax Florida Corp. Settles False Claims Allegations (PR-2013-M)

July 18, 2013
Former Regional Director Of Federal Protective Service Sentenced For Accepting Bribes From Government Contractor (PR-2013-L)

July 02, 2013
Former NASA Contractor Sentenced for Stealing (PR-2013-K)

June 28, 2013
Security Contractor Sentenced (PR-2013-J)

June 21, 2013
Former Security Contractor CEO Sentenced (PR-2013-I)

June 14, 2013
Former Security Contractor Executives Sentenced (PR-2013-H)

May 23, 2013
Government Contractor Pleads Guilty to Major Fraud (PR-2013-G)

April 11, 2013
Former Government Official Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes from Contractor (PR-2013-F)

March 29, 2013
Defendants Indicted For Defrauding NASA and NSF (PR-2013-E)

March 27, 2013
NASA Contractor Pleads Guilty to Theft (PR-2013-D)

March 18, 2013
Security Contractors Plead Guilty to Fraud (PR-2013-C)

January 23, 2013
Three Alleged International Cyber Criminals Charged (PR-2013-B)

November 20, 2012
Florida's Technological Research and Development Authority Pays $15 Million to Resolve False Claims Allegations (PR-2013-A)

September 26, 2012
Brevard County Man Pleads Guilty to Theft of Copper Wire (PR-2012-H)

April 18, 2012
Chinese Nationals Charged With Software Piracy and Exporting Technology to China (PR-2012-G)

March 21, 2012
Noted Scientist Sentenced For Attempted Espionage, Fraud and Tax Charges (PR-2012-F)

January 31, 2012
Romania U.S. Law Enforcement Cooperation Leads to Arrest of Hacker (PR-2012-E)

January 25, 2012
Lead Administrator and WebHost of Online Child Pornography Bulletin Board Sentenced to Prison (PR-2012-D)

December 06, 2011
Aerospace Corporation Agrees to Pay $2.5 Million to Resolve Allegations of Billing for Phantom Employee (PR-2012-C)

November 30, 2011
Aerojet And Parent Gencorp Inc. Pay $3.3 Million (PR-2012-B)

November 09, 2011
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Charges Seven Individuals for Engineering Sophisticated Internet Fraud Scheme that Infected Millions of Computers (PR-2012-A)

September 21, 2011
NASA Contractor to Pay U.S. to Resolve False Claims Act Liability Concerning Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Fraud (PR-2011-J)

September 07, 2011
Noted Scientist Pleads Guilty to Attempted Espionage (PR-2011-I)

August 04, 2011
Morehouse Settles Misuse-Of-Funds Case (PR-2011-H)

July 08, 2011
League City Businessman Charged With Fraud Involving Space Vehicle Parts (PR-2011-G)

June 23, 2011
Lunar Material Recovered (PR-2011-F)

April 22, 2011
The U.S. Attorney's Office reached a settlement agreement for more than $1.2 million with Sunpower Inc. to resolve costs that were improperly billed to the NASA Glenn Research Center (PR-2011-E)

February 25, 2011
University of Florida Nuclear Engineering Professor and Wife Convicted of Federal Contract Fraud (PR-2011-D)

January 12, 2011
Western Titanium, Inc., and Mach 2 Metals, Inc. (PR-2011-C)

November 18, 2010
Former NASA Chief of Staff Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Conspiracy (PR-2011-B)

October 20, 2010
Defendant Sentenced on Charges of Illegal Exporatation of Rocket Technology to South Korea (PR-2011-A)

August 18, 2010
Former NASA Chief of Staff Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy (PR-2010-O)

August 18, 2010
Former NASA Contractor Pleads Guilty to Using His Computer to Possess Child Pornography (PR-2010-N)

August 17, 2010
Former NASA Contract Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Astronaut Flight Suit (PR-2010-M)

June 23, 2010
Northrop Grumman Agrees To Pay $12.5 Million to Settle Civil False Claims Act Case Alleging Test Violations (PR-2010-L)

June 10, 2010
NASA Contractor Agrees to Pay $3 Million Settlement Under False Claims Act (PR-2010-K)

June 02, 2010
Newport News Woman Pleads Guilty to Conflict of Interest at NASA (PR-2010-J)

May 24, 2010
Defendant Pleads Guilty To Illegal Export of Rocket Technology to South Korea (PR-2010-I)

March 24, 2010
THREE SOLDIERS SENTENCED FOR STEALING COMPUTERS. Two Current Army Reserve Sergeants, One Former Army Reserve Sergeant Sold the Goods on Open Markets (PR-2010-H)

March 08, 2010
Former NASA Official Pleads Guilty to Violating Conflict of Internest Law in Scheme to Enrich Himself and Others (PR-2010-G)

February 08, 2010
Intrusions Involved Computers at NASA and Cisco, Theft of Trade Secret Source Code (PR-2010-F)

December 01, 2009
Former NASA Scientist Sentenced for Participating in Award of Contracts to his Wife (PR-2010-E)

November 09, 2009
Valley Businessman Sentenced to 2½ Years in Prison for Selling Non-Conforming Gaskets Used on Boeing Jets (PR-2010-D)

November 06, 2009
Former NASA Official Sentenced to 36 Months Probation in Scheme to Steer 'Earmarked' NASA Funds to Consulting Client (PR-2010-C)

October 28, 2009
UF Professor and Wife Indicted for Wire Fraud, Money Laundering (PR-2010-B)

October 26, 2009
Guilty Plea to Fraud and Tax Charges Unsealed against Maryland Scientist Charged with Attempted Espionage (PR-2010-A)

September 29, 2009
NASA Scientist Pleads Guilty To Participating In Award of Contracts to His Wife (PR-2009-F)

August 06, 2009
Former NASA Official Found Guilty in Scheme to Steer 'Earmarked' NASA Funds to Consulting Client (PR-2009-E)

March 30, 2009
NASA Contractor Convicted for Fraud Involving Space Vehicle Parts (PR-2009-D)

March 06, 2009
Former NASA Official Charged in Scheme to Steer 'Earmarked' NASA Funds to Consulting Client (PR-2009-C)

December 23, 2008
Yale University to Pay $7.6 Million to Resolve False Claims Act and Common Law Allegations (PR-2009-B)

November 13, 2008
NASA Contractor Indicted For Fraud Involving Space Vehicle Parts (PR-2009-A)

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