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Suggested Citation:"G: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1999. U.S.-European-Japanese Workshop on Space Cooperation: Summary Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9758.
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Appendix G

Acronyms and Abbreviations

AO

announcement of opportunity

ASCA

Advanced Satellite for Cosmology and Astrophysics

AXAF

Advanced X-ray Astronomy Facility (renamed Chandra X-ray Observatory)

BBXRT

Broadband X-ray Telescope

BCS

Bragg crystal spectrometer

CCD

charge-coupled device

CDAW

coordinated data analysis workshop

CGRO

Compton Gamma Ray Observatory

CISP

Committee on International Space Programs

COSPAR

Committee on Space Research

DSN

Deep Space Network

DUC

data use coordinator

ELV

Expendable Launch Vehicle

EML

Equatorial Magnetosphere Laboratory

EPIC

energetic particle and ion composition

ESA

European Space Agency

ESF

European Science Foundation

ESSC

European Space Science Committee

GIS

gas imaging spectrometer

GSFC

Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)

GTL

Geomagnetic Tail Laboratory

HEASARC

Geomagnetic Tail Laboratory

HEP

high-energy particle

HESSI

High-Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager

HXT

hard X-ray telescope

IACG

Inter-Agency Consultative Group (for space science)

IPL

Interplanetary Physics Laboratory

ISAS

Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (Japan)

ISTP

International Solar-Terrestrial Physics (program)

JPL

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA)

JSC

Science Council of Japan

KSC

Kagoshima Space Center (Japan)

LAC

large-area proportional counter

LEP

low-energy plasma analyzer

MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MITI

Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Japan)

MOU

memorandum of understanding

MSFC

Marshall Space Flight Center

MSSL

Mullard Space Science Laboratory (United Kingdom)

NAOJ

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)

NASCOM

NASA Communications

NASDA

National Aeronautics and Space Development Agency (Japan)

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States)

NOAA

National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States)

NRC

National Research Council

NRL

Naval Research Laboratory (United States)

Suggested Citation:"G: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1999. U.S.-European-Japanese Workshop on Space Cooperation: Summary Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9758.
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NSSDC

NASA's Space Science Data Center

OPEN

Origin of Plasmas in the Earth's Neighborhood

PI

principal investigator

PPARC

Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (United Kingdom)

PPL

Polar Plasma Laboratory

PV

performance verification

RAL

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (United Kingdom)

ROSAT

Roentgen Satellite

SAC

Space Activities Commission (Japan)

SCOSTEP

Scientific Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Physics

SERC

Science and Engineering Research Council (United Kingdom)

SIS

solid-state imaging spectrometer

SMM

Solar Maximum Mission

SOHO

Solar and Heliospheric Observatory SR&T supporting research and technology

SRC

Space Research Committee (Japan)

SSB

Space Studies Board (United States)

SSOC

Sagamihara Spacecraft Operation Center (Japan)

STS

Space Transportation System

SWG

science working group

SXO

Spectroscopic X-Ray Observatory

SXT

soft X-ray telescope

TRACE

Transition Region and Coronal Explorer

WBS

wideband spectrometer

WG

working group

XRT

X-ray telescope

Suggested Citation:"G: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 1999. U.S.-European-Japanese Workshop on Space Cooperation: Summary Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9758.
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