Crimp, Interconnecting Cables, Harnessing and Wiring

NASA STD 8739.4

This course requires certification in J-STD-001 Space Addendum as a pre-requisite. This course is generally offered bi-monthly for initial Certification and Recertification.

The Crimp, Cable & Harness course trains students in the methods and techniques required for the fabrication and inspection of reliable solderless connections, interconnecting cables and wire harness assemblies for space flight hardware, mission critical ground support equipment and elements thereof. It is in accordance with NASA STD 8739.4 requirements.

Prerequisite: Vision Exam

This prerequisite pertains to Module 6 in the Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies IPC and the NASA-STD-8739 series of courses, with the exception of: Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Control - NASA-STD-8739.7.

All students must meet the following vision test requirements as a prerequisite to training (certification and/or recertification). The vision requirements may be met with corrected vision. Results of the examination shall be maintained and available for review.

Vision Type Requirement
Far Vision Snellen Chart 20/50
Near Vision Jaeger 1 at 35.5cm (14 inches), Reduced Snellen 20/20, or equivalent
Color Vision Ability to distinguish red, green blue, and yellow as prescribed in Dvorine Charts, Ishihara Plates, or AO-HRR Tests

A copy of the vision exam must be forwarded to the NASA Western Region Training Center prior to attending class.

Download the Vision Exam Form