Office of Audits

Active Projects


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A-19-006-00 Audit of NASA's Compliance with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act for Fiscal Year 2019

The overall objective will be to assess the completeness, accuracy, timeliness, and quality of NASA's fiscal year 2019, first quarter financial and award data submitted for publication as well as the Agency's implementation and use of the Government wide financial data standards.

A-19-004-00 Audit of NASA's Fiscal Year 2019 Financial Statements

The independent public accounting firm CliftonLarsonAllen LLP will perform the required audit of NASA's fiscal year 2019 consolidated financial statements with oversight by OIG staff.

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A-19-011-00 Evaluation of NASA's Information Security Program under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

As required by the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014, the overall objective will be to evaluate NASA's information security program for fiscal year 2019.

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A-19-014-00 NASA's Management of Hazardous Materials

The overall objective of this audit will be to evaluate NASA's processes and procedures regarding the acquisition, handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials.

A-19-010-00 NASA's Policy and Practices Regarding the Use of Non-Agency IT Devices

The overall objective of this audit will be to assess NASA's policy, plans, and posture regarding the risks of using, or prohibiting the use of, personal IT devices to conduct Agency business.

A-19-002-00 Audit of NASA's Distributed Active Archive Data Centers

The objective of this audit is to assess NASA's management of the Distributed Active Archive Data Centers (DAAC) and the Earth Observing System Data and Information System's cloud transition efforts.

A-18-003-00 Audit of NASA's Security Management

To assess NASA's management of security across the Agency.

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A-19-015-00 Management of the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) Airborne Observatory

To assess NASA's management of the SOFIA airborne observatory during its ongoing prime operations phase relative to cost, technical performance, and scientific achievements.

A-19-013-00 Management of NASA's Planetary Science Portfolio

The overall objective will be to assess NASA's management of its planetary science portfolio and examine whether it is achieving established goals and priorities.

A-17-017-01 Management of the Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator Project

To assess whether NASA is managing the Demonstrator project to accomplish its technical objectives while meeting established milestones and controlling costs.

A-19-009-00 Audit of Space Science Institute

To assess the extent to which the Space Science Institute supports NASA's science goals and objectives and to evaluate its use of NASA funds in support of the Agency's mission.

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A-19-012-00 Audit of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Program

The Office of Inspector General is initiating an audit examining NASA's management of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Program.

A-19-008-00 NASA's Ground and Flight Application Software

The overall objective of this audit will be to evaluate NASA's management of GFAS development relative to achieving technical objectives, meeting milestones, and controlling costs.

A-19-007-00 NASA's Management of Crew Transportation to the International Space Station

This audit will examine NASA's plans for transporting astronauts to the International Space Station.

A-18-008-02 NASA's Efforts to Manage Space Launch System Program Costs and Contracts

The overall objective will be to evaluate NASA's management of Space Launch System Program costs and contracts, including the RS-25 engines, solid rocket boosters, and the upper stage.

IG-18-008-01 NASA's Management of the Mobile Launcher

This audit will examine the status of the Mobile Launcher 1 as well as NASA's development plans for Mobile Launcher 2 and the extent to which NASA's Exploration Ground Systems program is meeting cost, schedule, and performance goals related to the Mobile Launchers.