Office of Audits

Active Projects


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A-19-001-00 Audit of NASA's Compliance with the Improper Payments Information Act for Fiscal Year 2018

The overall objective is to determine whether NASA complied with the requirements of the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 (IPIA), as required by the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010.

A-18-015-00 Quality Control Review of the Fiscal Year 2016 Audit of Stone Aerospace, Inc., Issued by DeLeon & Stang

Conduct a quality control review of the program-specific audit and supporting audit documentation for DeLeon & Stang's fiscal year 2016 audit of Stone Aerospace, Inc.

A-18-005-00 NASA's Management of Extended Temporary Duty Travel

This audit will review NASA's management of extended temporary duty travel.

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A-18-012-00 Audit of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Network Security

The overall objective is to assess the effectiveness of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's information technology security controls to protect NASA data and information from unauthorized access via externally accessible network applications.

A-18-007-00 Review of NASA's Information Security Program under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

As required by the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014, we will be evaluating NASA's information security program for fiscal year 2018.

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A-18-009-01 Review of NASA's Strategic Assessment Contract

The overall objective of this audit will be to assess whether NASA is appropriately managing the Strategic Assessment Contract at Johnson Space Center to accomplish its intended objectives relative to cost, schedule, and scope.

A-18-013-00 Audit of NASA's Environmental Remediation Activities at Santa Susana Field Laboratory

The overall objective of this audit, which is a follow-on to our 2013 report, will be to examine NASA's environmental remediation activities at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory.

A-18-009-00 Audit of NASA's Service Contracts

The overall objective of this audit will be to determine the Agency's process for acquiring and managing service contracts.

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-18-014-00 Audit of NASA's Europa Mission

To assess NASA's management of the Europa mission relative to achieving technical objectives, meeting milestones, controlling costs, and addressing congressional requirements.

A-18-011-00 Audit of NASA's Technology Transfer Program

The overall objective will be to assess NASA's management of its processes for transferring technology to the commercial sector.

A-18-010-00 Audit of SETI Institute

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

A-18-001-00 NASA's Management of its Heliophysics Portfolio

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

A-17-017-00 Audit of NASA's New Aviation Horizons Initiative

To assess NASA's management of the Initiative by reviewing its plans and goals, acquisition approaches, and project management.

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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.