Office of Audits

Active Projects


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A-22-03-00-FMD Audit of NASA's Compliance with the Payment Integrity Information Act for Fiscal Year 2021

This audit will examine whether NASA complied with the requirements of PIIA.

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A-21-013-00 Audit of Insider Threat Program

This audit will examine whether the Agency has established and implemented an effective insider threat program in accordance with federal policies, NASA policies, and best practices.

A-21-012-00 Evaluation of NASA's Information Security Program under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act for Fiscal Year 2021

The OIG is initiating its fiscal year 2021 evaluation of NASA's information security program. The Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 (FISMA) requires us to conduct annual reviews of the Agency's information security program and report the results to OMB.

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A-21-017-00 NASA's Efforts to Advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

This audit will evaluate NASA's efforts to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

A-22-01-00-MSD NASA's Space Communication Infrastructure Upgrade and Modernization Projects

This audit will assess the progress towards upgrading the Near Space Network and Deep Space Network ground stations and the ability of the Networks to support current and future mission requirements.

A-21-001-00 Audit of Ames Research Center's Lease Management Practices

This audit will assess the effectiveness of Ames Research Center's implementation and management of its lease agreements to further the Center's goal of developing a collaborative research and development campus.

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A-21-016-00 Review of NASA's Management of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Portfolio

This audit will evaluate NASA's processes and controls for ensuring the effective management of the APL portfolio.

A-22-02-00-SARD Review of NASA's Management of the Radioisotope Power Systems Program

This audit will assess whether the Program has adequate performance management practices and measurements in place regarding plutonium-238 production, technology development maturation, and space flight project mission planning.

A-21-014-00 Audit of NASA's Earth Science Disasters Program

This audit will evaluate NASA's management of the Earth Science Disasters Program, including its ability to provide stakeholders the information necessary to improve the prediction of, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.

A-21-009-00 Audit of the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) Project

This audit will assess NASA's management of the VIPER project relative to achieving technical objectives, meeting established milestones, and controlling costs.

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A-22-04-00-SOD Review of NASA's Partnerships with International Space Agencies for Artemis Missions

This review will examine NASA's partnerships with international space agencies in support of Artemis missions.

A-21-015-00 Audit of NASA's Management of the Mobile Launcher 2 Contract

This audit will evaluate NASA's management of the contract to design and build the Mobile Launcher 2.

A-20-016-00 NASA's Multi-Mission Program Cost Estimating and Reporting Practices

This audit will assess the effectiveness of the Agency's cost estimating and reporting practices for large, multi-mission programs such as those supporting the Artemis program.