Addendum to Final Memorandum on Audit of the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) Program Management Effectiveness (Report No. IG-

Status Report From: NASA Office of Inspector General
Posted: Monday, June 1, 2009

image We requested additional comments from the Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate on two recommendations in the subject final memorandum because management comments were not fully responsive. One recommendation involved fully implementing an Earned Value Management System and the other recommendation was to ensure that contractor cost control performance is explicitly communicated in future evaluations.

Comments provided by the Associate Administrator on April 29, 2009 (see Enclosure 1) are responsive. Therefore, both recommendations are resolved and will be closed upon completion and verification of management's proposed actions. Following is a summary of management's comments on the recommendations and our evaluation of the comments.

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