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Appendix F: Acronyms and Abbreviations
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... F Acronyms and Abbreviations AA Associate Administrator AAAC Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee ACE Advanced Composition Explorer AGs assessment groups AIM Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere AirMOSS Airborne Microwave Observatory of Subcanopy and Subsurface ALMA Atacama Large Millimeter Array ARTEMIS Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of the Moon's Interaction with the Sun AST NSF Astronomical Sciences Division ASTER Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer Astro2000 2000 astronomy decadal survey: Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium Astro2010 2010 astronomy and astrophysics decadal survey: New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics ATTREX Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment CAA Committee on Astronomy and Astrophysics CALIPSO Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations CAPTEM Curation and Analysis Planning Team for Extraterrestrial Materials CARVE Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment CATE cost and technical evaluation CEOS Committee on Earth Observing Systems CGRO Compton Gamma Ray Observatory CINDI Coupled Ion-Neutral Dynamics Investigation CoBRA Complexity Based Risk Assessment ConX Constellation-X Observatory COPAG Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group COSPAR Committee on Space Research CSA Canadian Space Agency CYGNSS Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System 125
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... 126 THE SPACE SCIENCE DECADAL SURVEYS DISCOVER-AQ Deriving Information on Surface Conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality DKIST Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope DOE Department of Energy DOI Department of the Interior DRIVE Diversify, Realize, Integrate, Venture, Educate DSN Deep Space Network Earth2007 2007 Earth science and applications from space decadal survey: Earth Science and Applications from Space: National Imperatives for the Next Decade and Beyond EO-1 Earth Observing-1 EOS Earth Observing System ESA European Space Agency EXIST Energetic X-ray Survey Telescope FACA Federal Advisory Committee Act FY fiscal year G-MOWG Geospace Management Operations Working Group GMT Giant Magellan Telescope GOLD Global-Scale Observations of the Limb and Disk GP-B Gravity Probe-B GPM Global Precipitation Measurement GRACE Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment GRACE FO Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow On GSMT Giant Segmented Mirror Telescope Helio2013 2013 solar and space physics decadal survey: Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society HEOMD NASA Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate HS-3 Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel HST Hubble Space Telescope IBEX Interstellar Boundary Explorer ICESat-2 Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite-2 ICON Ionospheric Connection Explorer IIP Instrument Incubator Program IRIS Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph ISG infrastructure study group ISSI International Space Station Institute IXO International X-ray Observatory JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JEO Jupiter Europa Orbiter JUICE Jupiter Icy Moon Explorer JWST James Webb Space Telescope LADEE Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer LEAG Lunar Exploration Analysis Group LISA Laser Interferometer Space Antenna
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... MMS Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission MO Mars Observer MOO Mission of Opportunity MOWG management operations working group MREFC NSF Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction MRI Major Research Instrumentation MRO Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter MSL Mars Science Laboratory MSR Mars Sample Return NAC NASA Advisory Council NAFCOM NASA/Air Force Cost Model NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NEO Near-Earth Object NF4 New Frontiers 4 NF5 New Frontiers 5 NICER Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPOESS National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation NuSTAR Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array OCO-2 Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 OMB Office of Management and Budget OPAG Outer Planets Analysis Group OSIRIS-REx Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer OSTM Ocean Surface Topography Mission OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy PDR preliminary design review PDS Planetary Data System PI principal investigator Planetary2011 2011 planetary science decadal survey: Vision and Voyages for Planetary Science in the Decade 2013-2022 PPP program prioritization panel PSD NASA Planetary Science Division QuikSCAT Quick Scatterometer
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... 128 THE SPACE SCIENCE DECADAL SURVEYS R&A research and analysis activities RFI request for information RHESSI Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager ROSES research opportunities in space and Earth sciences SAFIR Single Aperture Far-InfraRed observatory SAGE III Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment SBAG Small Bodies Analysis Group SDO Solar Dynamics Observatory SFP science frontier panel SH-MOWG Solar-Heliosphere Management Operations Working Group SIM Space Interferometry Mission; originally proposed in the 1990 astronomy decadal survey as AIM: Astronomical Interferometry Mission SMAP Soil Moisture Active-Passive SMD NASA Science Mission Directorate SOC Spacecraft Operations Centre SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy SOHO Solar and Heliospheric Observatory SORCE Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment SPP Solar Probe Plus SRA supporting research and analysis SSB Space Studies Board STEREO Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory STMD NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate STP Solar Terrestrial Probe Suomi NPP Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership SWOT Surface Water Ocean Topography Mission TEMPO Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution TESS Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite THEMIS Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms TIMED Thermosphere Ionosphere Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics TMT Thirty Meter Telescope TOPEX/POSEIDON Topography Experiment/Poseidon TPF Terrestrial Planet Finder TRMM Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission TWINS Two Wide-Angle Imaging Neutral-Atom Spectrometers UARS Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite USGS U.S. Geological Survey VEXAG Venus Exploration Analysis Group VGR Voyager VLA Very Large Array VLBA Very Long Baseline Array WBS work breakdown structure WFIRST Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope XMM-Newton X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission Newton

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